COVID-19 Community Report January 6, 2021

Community Report 20-084 January 6, 2021 8:30 PM

EOC Activation Day 303

CDC COVID-19 Things You Need to Know

CDC COVID-19 Things You Need to Know

According to the CDC, COVID-19 cases are rising, and provides the following information to slow the spread.

Three Important Ways to Slow the Spread:

  1. Wear a mask to protect yourself and others and stop the spread of COVID-19.
  2. Stay at least 6 feet (about 2 arm lengths) from others who don’t live with you.
  3. Avoid crowds. The more people you are in contact with, the more likely you are to be exposed to COVID-19.

The CDC provides information on Things to Know about the COVID-19 Pandemic.

COVID-19 Numbers

Daily Positive Cases

(select Brevard and cases by county tab)

Total Test Results to Date

(Scroll to Brevard report)

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

Florida Phase 1 Priorities

Revised 12/23 per Executive Order 20-315

Long-Term Care Facility residents and staff

Persons 65 years of age and older

Health care personnel with direct patient contact

Vaccine Key Points

Moderna COVID-19 vaccinations will be begin distribution on Monday, January 4, 2021 for individuals 65 plus and health care workers with direct patient contact and who aren’t affiliated with a hospital system

  • At this time, all appointments have been filled. There is no wait list and walk-ups are not accepted
  • As additional vaccine doses are received, more appointments will be made available
  • Everyone’s patience is appreciated

Individuals receiving a vaccine are required to bring:

  • COVID-19 Vaccine Screening and Consent Form
  • Identification form (driver's license, passport, healthcare badge, etc.)
  • Vaccine appointment ticket (only applicable to those who made their appointments via the on-line registration)
  • A Doctor’s consent letter is required for those who have bleeding disorder, are on blood thinner/blood-thinning medication, pregnant, could become pregnant or breastfeeding
  • Dose quantity/accessibility will determine appointment availability. New appointments will be released as additional vaccines are confirmed.

New vaccine appointment notifications will be issued by press release, social media, and via alerts that you can receive on your mobile phone from the AlertBrevard.

To register for text alerts, simply create a new text message on your mobile phone to 888777 and in the text message body write BrevardEOC and hit send.

Vaccine Resources

Brevard County Emergency Management COVID-19 Vaccine information

Department of Health Daily COVID-19 Vaccine Update/Report

CDC COVID -19 Vaccine information for You and Your Family

CDC COVID -19 Benefits of Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine

Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine Fact sheet for Recipients and Caregivers

Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine Fact sheet for Recipients and Caregivers

Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine information

FDA COVID-19 Vaccine development process and approval

Brevard County COVID-19 Testing Sites

EFSC Palm Bay Campus (State Operated Site)

  • 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 and children of all ages
  • Rapid antigen tests with results in as soon as 15 minutes now available
  • Insurance information will be requested but is not required to receive a test
  • There will be no copay or any fee charged
  • Identification is no longer required but does expedite the process

Health First

  • Appointment required, call 321-434-3131
  • Monday Saturday, 9 AM to 12 PM
  • Pro Health & Fitness, 255 Borman Drive, Merritt Island

Parrish

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

COVID-19 Testing Sites are experiencing increased demand, longer lines and/or increased wait times may occur.

EOC Partner Status

PartnerStatus
Brevard County Community Feeding Operations

Staging Area -3.15 Million Pounds Received

Pop-up Pantries -2.63 Million Meals Distributed

Families Assisted -79,709 Households

2-1-1Cumulative COVID-19 Calls to date : 45,227
Patrick Air Force BasePatrick 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

Cape Canaveral COVID-19 Information

Cocoa

Face coverings are required in places open to the public

City of Cocoa COVID-19 Information

Cocoa Beach

City of Cocoa Beach COVID-19 Information

Grant - Valkaria

Grant Valkaria COVID-19 Information

Indialantic

Town of Indialantic COVID-19 Information

Indian Harbour Beach

Executive Order 2020-05 requiring face masks is in effect until February 10, 2021

Malabar

Malabar COVID-19 Information or call 321-727-7764.

Melbourne

City of Melbourne COVID-19 Information

The Coronavirus Relief Fund Program for Melbourne Residents has been closed and is transitioning to the new Community Development Block Grant-CV funds for the rent, mortgage and utilities. The program is scheduled start taking applications on Tuesday, January 5, 2021
Melbourne BeachMelbourne Beach COVID-19 Information
Melbourne Village

Daily operations continue by phone, email or by appointment only. Visitors are required to wear masks.

E-mail Melbourne Village, call (321) 723-8300 or visit Melbourne Village website.

Palm Bay

Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) rent and utility payment assistance is available all funds must be expended no later than December 30, 2020.

Palm Bay COVID-19 information.

Palm Shores

Town hall is open to the public, face covering are required for anyone entering town hall.

Rockledge

The use of face masks is strongly encouraged within the city limits through December 31, 2020.

Rockledge COVID-19 Information

Satellite Beach

Resolution No. 1032 encourages residents and visitors in Satellite Beach to continue wearing face coverings to stop the spread of Covid-19

Satellite Beach COVID-19 Information

Titusville

City Resolution 21-2020 encourages face coverings at all indoor locations

Titusville COVID-19 information

West Melbourne

The mask requirement in essential businesses has been extended to January 4, 2020

West Melbourne COVID-19 information

8 Things to Know about the U.S. COVID-19 Vaccination Program

  1. The safety of COVID-19 vaccines is a top priority.
  2. COVID-19 vaccination will help protect you from getting COVID-19. Two doses are needed.
  3. CDC is making recommendations for who should be offered COVID-19 vaccine first when supplies are limited.
  4. There is currently a limited supply of COVID-19 vaccine in the United States, but supply will increase in the weeks and months to come.
  5. After COVID-19 vaccination, you may have some side effects. This is a normal sign that your body is building protection.
  6. Cost is not an obstacle to getting vaccinated against COVID-19.
  7. The first COVID-19 vaccines are being used under Emergency Use Authorizations (EUA) from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Many other vaccines are still being developed and tested.
  8. COVID-19 vaccines are one of many important tools to help us stop this pandemic.

COVID-19 Resources

Contact Information

Brevard County

Brevard County Emergency Management is also providing updates via the following social media accounts:

Text Message Updates: Text BrevardEOC to 888-777

State / National