This website is updated daily (more often as needed) with changes from the Florida Dept. of Health and new Monroe County-related information.
- Lodging & Vacation Rental Information
- Essential Service Information
- Testing, Hospitals & Urgent Care Centers
Latest Orders and Directives
- Governor’s Executive Order 20-112
- Governor’s Executive Order 20-123
- Governor’s Executive Order 20-139
- Monroe County Emergency Directive 20-08 Second Amendment
- Monroe County Executive Directive 20-09 lodging
- Monroe County Executive Directive 20-08 Third Amendment, removes protective measures
Facial Coverings in Public Places
Employees and customers of businesses in unincorporated Monroe County are highly recommended to continue wearing facial coverings in public settings. The City of Key West and other municipalities may have stricter guidelines.
- Are parks and beaches open?
- What are my options for unemployment assistance?
- Is there any assistance available for local families?
- I believe I have COVID-19 symptoms. What are my testing options?
- What type of financial assistance or resources do I have?
- Are boat ramps and fishing bridges open?
- What are essential services? What about salons & restaurant?
Florida Keys Coronavirus Cases
The latest update from the State Health Office regarding COVID-19. There is one new case today in Tavernier.
Monroe County is reporting 110 total cases -- 99 are residents, 11 are non-residents.
Among the 110, 24 are travel-related, 79 are community-acquired, and 7 are currently being investigated.
Of the 99 residents, 41 are from Key West, 18 Key Largo, 23 Tavernier, 6 Marathon, and two from Islamorada and three from Summerland Key. Cudjoe Key, Sugarloaf, and Key Colony Beach have one case each. There are 3 cases from missing locations.
4 deaths (reported by the State)
As of June 4, 2020 at 10 a.m. 3,659 people have been tested, of which 71 are awaiting results.
Current case information can be found at https://floridahealthcovid19.gov. It is updated daily. On the dashboard, look under “See the Report” for detailed information by county, including testing numbers and geographic locations or “See dashboard” for summaries by county.
The Health Department will officially confirm any other cases. Cases are a total count of all laboratory-confirmed cases. This number does not represent the current number of COVID-19 positive persons. At this time, the FDOH is unable to determine the number of recoveries from COVID-19. Those who do recover from the virus may have additional unknown health effects.
- Florida Department of Health
- Florida Department of Health Call Center, 866-779-6121 (24 Hours)
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- World Health Organization
Complaints or Violations
Report businesses violating the Governor’s Executive Orders to the Department of Business & Professional Regulation.
City of Key West Information Hotline/Key West Related Questions Only: 305-809-1101 (24-Hours)
Senior citizens and individuals with an underlying medical condition are still strongly encouraged to stay at home and take all measures to limit the risk of exposure to COVID-19.
CDC COVID-19 Guidance
- Social Distancing, Quarantine, and Isolation
- Use of Cloth Face Coverings to Help Slow the Spread of COVID-19
- Cloth Face Coverings: Questions and Answers
- COVIDView: A Weekly Surveillance Summary of U.S. COVID-19 Activity
- How to Prepare
- CDC’s role in helping cruise ship travelers during the COVID-19 pandemic
- Cases in the U.S.
- Testing in the U.S.
Monroe County Emergency Management
Emergency Management continues to monitor the situation in conjunction with the Florida Department of Health and will continue to facilitate conference calls with partner agencies and the municipalities.
- Monroe County Emergency Management activated its EOC to Level 2 Partial Activation and is meeting regularly since March 17, 2020.