Oct 8, 2020, 10:08 AM
Community Report 20-070 October 7, 2020 6:30 PM
CDC recommendations for staying safe during the holidays
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released information for staying safe during Halloween. Recommendations include: Keeping social distance, hosting outdoor activities, and limiting the number of attendees.
EOC and LSA Status as of 10/7
|Face Masks Distributed||1,714,434|
|Glove Pairs Distributed||942,953|
Brevard Cares Program Total Statistics as of 10/7
|Individual Assistance||1216 applications|
|Small Business Economic Relief Program||2731 Applications|
|Small Business PPE Kits||2000 Kits Distributed|
|Food Stability Farmer's Market||9770 Households|
|Food Stability Weekend Feeding||39,573 Meals|
Daily Positive Cases
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Total Test Results to Date
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Small Business Grant Available
Visit the Brevard CARES website for access to the Small Business and Nonprofit Organizations grant online application .
Small businesses and nonprofit organizations may be eligible for grants of up to $10,000 to offset expenses and lost revenue related to impacts from COVID-19.
Application period remains open.
Mortgage Assistance Program
Applicants for the Rental and Mortgage Assistance Program, Utility and Security Deposit Program, and a Food Stability Program must review and submit all of the required documents and attachments to qualify for assistance as instructed on the
Housing and Human Services Coronavirus Assistance Program application form
The UF/Brevard Extension Service is hosting two farmer’s market locations where eligible residents can obtain CARES Act dollars for vendor purchases.
Thursdays at Wickham Park, 2500 Parkway Drive Melbourne, 3-6 PM
Fridays at the Welcome Center, 419 South Hopkins Avenue, Titusville, 3-6 PM
1st / 3rd Saturdays at Riverview Park in Melbourne from 10am - 3pm
2nd / 4th Saturday at 4220 Dixie Highway NE in Palm Bay from 10am - 2pm
Community Feeding Operations
For information on food pantry locations and how to access help, utilize the United Way of Brevard’s COVID-19 Community Resource guide.
It is recommended that you call ahead to verify availability.
Effective today, Brevard County Public Schools continue to offer meals for all children up to 18 years old at various food distribution sites through December 31.
Food distribution locations are open Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.
The county has partnered with the Children’s Hunger Project to distribute 39,573 weekend meals to date
To date, Brevard County’s “Pop up Pantry” feeding operation has distributed 1.97 million meals. From 9/30 –10/6, served approximately 2,969 cars and 35 walk-ups for a total 3,116 families
Brevard County COVID-19 Testing Sites
Department of Health - Brevard
- Appointment required, call 321-454-7141
- Monday –Friday, 8:15 AM to 12 PM
- Viera Clinic, 2555 Judge Fran Jamieson Way
- Testing available for adults and children of all ages
EFSC Palm Bay Campus
- Drive through, no appointment required
- Monday Sunday, 9 AM to 5 PM
- 250 Community College Parkway. (Use the entrance from San Filippo Dr. SE & Jupiter Blvd.)
- Testing available for adults 18 and over with Photo ID, children 5 and over with parental consent
- Self swab symptomatic lane open
- Appointment required, call 321-434-3131
- Monday Saturday, 9 AM to 12 PM
- Pro Health & Fitness, 255 Borman Drive, Merritt Island
Appointment required for locations, call 321-268-6139 or text “covid test” to 321-204-1699.
- Tuesday, 1:30 to 3:30 PM, at the Parrish Health and Fitness Center parking lot, 2210 Cheney Hwy, Titusville
- Wednesday, 12 PM to 3 PM, at the Greater St. James Missionary Baptist Church, grass lot south of church 2396 Harry T. Moore Ave. Mims
- Thursday, 12 PM to 1 PM, at the Harry T. Moore Social Services Center parking lot, 725 S. Deleon Ave. Titusville
- Friday, 9 AM to 12 PM, at the Parrish Medical Offices parking lot, 7075 US 1 Port St. John
- Saturday, 9AM to 11 AM, at the Gibson Youth Center parking lot, 835 Sycamore St. Titusville
EOC Partner Status
|Patrick Air Force Base||Patrick Air Force Base COVID-19 Updates|
|Brevard Public Schools|
Brevard Public Schools Covid-19 Dashboard is now available,
providing information on the schools with COVID-19 positive cases, as well as quarantine statistics for individual schools. The site is updated every Tuesday and Friday.
Brevard Public Schools COVID 19 (Coronavirus) Updates.
|Space Coast Area Transit|
Call 321-633-1878 for more information or visit Space Coast Area Transit
Cape Canaveral COVID-19 Information
Face coverings are required in places open to the public
City of Cocoa Offering Coronavirus Water Utilities and Rental & Mortgage Assistance for citizens living within the city limits of Cocoa through City of Cocoa Coronavirus Relief Fund
- Electronic applications are available online and can be submitted via email at: email@example.com
- Hard copy applications are available at 65 Stone Street, Cocoa, FL 32922 in the lobby. Applications will be picked up Monday-Friday at 4PM with stamped date.
- Only complete applications with COVID-19 hardship from March 1, 2020 -December 20, 2020 will be accepted.
City of Cocoa COVID-19 Information
Face masks are no longer required effective October 5, 2020
Visitors to City Hall are by appointment only, and must have their temperature taken prior to entering.
|Grant - Valkaria|
Face coverings are required for employees and visitors to Town Hall.
Grant Valkaria COVID-19 Information
Local Emergency Orders are discontinued effective September 30, 2020; however, face coverings are strongly recommended
|Indian Harbour Beach|
Face coverings are required for businesses and patrons as well as in designated city facilities.
Executive Order 2020-03 requiring face masks is in effect until October 14, 2020
Malabar COVID-19 Information or call 321-727-7764.
City of Melbourne COVID-19 Information
|Melbourne Beach||Melbourne Beach COVID-19 Information|
Daily operations continue by phone and email. Visitors to the office will be escorted and screened.
E-mail Melbourne Village, call (321) 723-8300 or visit Melbourne Village website.
Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) rent and utility payment assistance is available
Qualified organizations can apply for Community Development Block Grant –Coronavirus funding until
October 30, 2020 by 3PM
Palm Bay COVID-19 information.
Face coverings are required in Town Hall and recommended throughout the town effective September 30,
Palm Shores COVID-19 Information
The use of face masks is strongly encouraged within the city limits through October 31, 2020.
Rockledge COVID-19 Information
Emergency ordinance 03-2020 requires face coverings
at all indoor locations throughout the City through October 7, 2020.
Satellite Beach COVID-19 Information
City Resolution 21-2020 encourages face coverings at all indoor locations
Titusville COVID-19 information
The mask requirement in essential businesses has been extended to October 12, 2020
Masks must be worn in municipal buildings
West Melbourne COVID-19 information
State / National Highlights
Governor DeSantis issued Executive Order 20-246 extending Executive Order 20-69, which suspends any Florida Statute that requires a quorum to be present in person or requires a local government body to meet at a specific public place; local government bodies may utilize communications media technology, such as telephonic and video conferencing
Executive Order 20-211 Limited extension of mortgage foreclosure and eviction relief ended on 10/1 and has not been renewed
CDC issued an order temporarily halting residential evictions (not including foreclosures on home mortgages) until December 31,2020. Per the CDC’s order, declaration form # 0920-1303 must be submitted to those with the rights to evict or remove persons from their residence
CDC extended the No Sail Order for cruise ships through October 31, 2020. This order continues to suspend passenger operations on cruise ships with the capacity to carry at least 250 passengers in waters subject to U.S. jurisdiction
Brevard County Emergency Management is also providing updates via the following social media accounts:
Text Message Updates: Text BrevardEOC to 888-777
State / National