Feb 4, 2021, 08:53 AM
Community Report 20-088 February 3, 2021 7:00 PM
EOC Activation Day 329
Gathering virtually or with the people you live with is the safest way to celebrate the Super Bowl this year. If you do have a small gathering with people who don’t live with you, outdoors is safer than indoors. This year, choose a safer way to
enjoy the game.
- Host a virtual Super Bowl watch party.
- Attend an outdoor viewing party where viewers can sit 6 feet apart.
If you plan to host or attend a small gathering, there are steps you can take to reduce your risk of getting or spreading COVID-19. The CDC provides tips to safely celebrate events and small gatherings.
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 Operation Highlights
The State of Florida announced the rollout of ShareCare, a statewide COVID-19 Vaccine pre-registration system for all Florida residents
Individuals can pre-register for vaccine appointments and be notified when appointments are available by:
- On-line at www.myvaccine.fl.gov
- Brevard’s scheduling line: 866-201-5420
- For individuals who are Deaf, deafened, hard of hearing, or who are deafblind a Brevard TTY has been established: 833-476-1525
- For individuals with questions or trouble using the system
All vaccinations by Publix at their select locations are by appointment only. Qualified individuals can make an appointment by visiting www.publix.com/covidvaccine
Individuals receiving a vaccine are required to bring:
- COVID-19 Vaccine Screening and Consent Form
- Identification form (FL ID, passport, healthcare badge, etc.)
- Individuals with an out-of-state ID should also provide proof of residency or semi-permanent residency (examples: utility bill, property tax receipt, lease agreement for Florida property, etc.)
Dose quantity/accessibility will determine appointment availability
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
Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine Fact sheet for Recipients and Caregivers
Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine information
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
- 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
COVID-19 Testing Sites are experiencing increased demand, longer lines and/or increased wait times may occur.
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
Brevard County Public Schools continue to offer meals for all children up to 18 years old at various food distribution sites through June 30, 2021.
Food distribution sites are open Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.
Pop-up Pantry Operations as of 2/3
|Staging Area||3.15 Million Pounds Received|
|Pop-up Pantries||2.63 Million Meals Distributed|
|Families Assisted||82,315 Households|
Community Partner Operations as of 2/3
|BPS Feeding Program||3.8 Million Meals Distributed (9/16/20 -1/28/21)|
|Food Banks||14.34 Million Meals Distributed (as of 1/29)|
|Meals on Wheel program||5,061 Meals Distributed (1/18 -1/22)|
Brevard County Updates
Brevard County Government has a limited amount of funds to assist families who have lost a loved one due to Coronavirus.
The application for the program is available at the Community Action Agency (Dr. Joe Lee Smith Community Center, 415 Stone Street, Cocoa, FL 32922), or via Brevard County’s Housing and Human Services website
Eligibility requirements include:
- Cause of death on the death certificate must be directly or indirectly related to Coronavirus (COVID-19)
- Example of indirect –heart attack (main) exacerbated by coronavirus
- Brevard resident
- Household income must be below 150% of poverty ($39,300 for a family of 4)
EOC Partner Status
State and National Updates
Effective January 26, all air passengers arriving to the US from a foreign country are required to get tested no more than 3 days before their flight departs and to present the negative result or documentation of having recovered from COVID-19 to the airline before boarding the flight
Effective February 2, 2021, the CDC issued an order requiring the wearing of facemasks while on public transportation conveyances and at transportation hubs
Brevard County Emergency Management is also providing updates via the following social media accounts:
Text Message Updates: Text BrevardEOC to 888-777
State / National