Coronavirus: All City of Palm Bay facilities will be closed to the public until April 30. Essential municipal service operations will continue with limited staffing. Coronavirus Information and Resources

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Virtual City Council Meetings

Beginning April 8th, 2020 City Council will hold weekly Special Council Meetings every Wednesday in a virtual format to comply with social distancing guidelines and prevent the spread of COVID-19. Learn More

Governor DeSantis Issues Executive Order 20-91

On April 1st, 2020, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis issued Executive Order Number 20-91 entitled Essential Services and Activities During COVID-19 Emergency. The Executive Order, which directs Floridians to stay at home for the next 30 days unless seeking or carrying out essential services, will be effective at 12:01 am on April 3rd, 2020. This Order will expire on April 30th, 2020 unless extended by subsequent order. Read More

Mayor Capote discusses the impact the Safer at Home order will have on Palm Bay residents.

City Manager Lisa Morrell discusses the effect the Safer at Home order will have on Palm Bay residents.

 We are here for you! City Manager Lisa Morrell addresses the citizens of Palm Bay.

All City of Palm Bay facilities will be closed to the public for the health and safety of Palm Bay citizens and City personnel during the COVID-19 crisis. The closure will extend through at least April 30th, 2020. While the City of Palm Bay facilities will be closed to the general public, essential municipal service operations will continue with limited staffing to comply with social distancing guidelines to limit the spread of COVID-19.

COVID-19 Call Center: (866) 779-6121 or email

The Florida Department of Health (DOH) has created a call-in number for questions relating to #COVID19 which is available 24/7. You can also visit their website at for the most up-to-date information.

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Coronavirus Information and Resources

Post Date:03/10/2020 5:04 PM

The City of Palm Bay is monitoring the status of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19). The City is working with local partners at the Florida Department of Health and Brevard County Emergency Management to keep residents informed on the status of COVID-19 and precautionary measures that should be observed to limit the spread of infectious disease.

The 2019 Coronavirus Disease, often referred to as COVID-19, is a respiratory illness that can spread from person to person. The virus that causes COVID-19 is a novel coronavirus that was first identified during an investigation into an outbreak in Wuhan, China. COVID-19 is associated with mild to severe respiratory illness, with symptoms including fever, cough, and shortness of breath. Anyone experiencing these symptoms should seek medical evaluation and care.

As with other infectious respiratory illnesses, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommends the following precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19:

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Hand sanitizer containing at least 60% alcohol may be used when access to hand washing facilities is limited.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough and/or sneeze with a tissue or with your arm.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Regularly clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces. 
  • Stay home and self-quarantine when you are sick, except to seek medical care.

The Florida Department of Health has created an informational hotline for the general public about COVID-19 that will be available Monday through Friday, from 8am until 8pm. Call 1(866)779-6121 or email

Additional Resources:
World Health Organization COVID-19 Website:
Centers for Disease Control COVID-19 Website:
Florida Department of Health COVID-19 Website:

While there are currently no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Brevard County, residents are encouraged to take precautions to limit exposure to respiratory illness. The City of Palm Bay will continue to actively monitor COVID-19 and share advisories and guidance from our partner agencies. At this time, all City operations and functions will continue as planned. Updates will be shared on the City’s website, Facebook page, Twitter, and Nextdoor. 

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