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COVID-19: Beginning May 18th, 2020, City facilities will be open to the public by appointment only. Coronavirus Information and Resources
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City of Palm Bay Announces Phased Re-Opening Details

The City of Palm Bay will launch a phased re-opening of City facilities. Beginning with a soft re-opening on Monday, May 18th, public access to City facilities will be available by appointment only, where necessary. The City will continue to provide services virtually where possible to limit person-to-person interaction. As outlined in Florida’s re-opening guidelines,

City of Palm Bay facilities will reopen with a slow, steady, and safety-conscious approach to ensure that proper safety and social distancing guidelines are observed. The City of Palm Bay will limit building occupancy to 25% or less. The Phase 1 reopening plan will remain flexible to allow adjustments to be made based on new developments that may impact the health and safety of the community. During the initial re-opening phase, citizens are encouraged to continue utilizing the City’s online service options and contacting staff by telephone or email.

The City’s Facilities Department installed new protective measures such as sneeze guards in areas visited regularly by the public as well as, intercoms at the two main entrances on the north and south side of the City Hall Annex building located at 120 Malabar Road SE. Signage and floor markings have also been fitted throughout City buildings to encourage social distancing. The City will also continue enhanced facility cleaning and sanitization protocols put in place during the initial COVID-19 response to include the sanitization of frequently touched surfaces such as door handles and stair rails.



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Assistance Now Available for Brevard Residents Financially Impacted by COVID-19

Post Date:05/21/2020 7:42 AM
BREVARD COUNTY, FL. – Funds are now available to income-eligible residents for mortgage assistance, rental assistance and utility and security deposit assistance through Brevard County’s Housing and Human Services Department.

Brevard County’s Board of County Commissioners has allocated up to $4.4 million in federal CARES Act grant funds to assist those financially impacted as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Those eligible must be a resident of Brevard County; at or below 140 percent of area median income; and able to demonstrate assistance is required as a result of direct impacts from coronavirus.

To qualify, applicants must be able to submit documents supporting income, need and other assistance, including income verification documents such as paychecks, unemployment compensation history, veteran’s check, child support payment history, Aid to Families with Dependent Children/Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, bank statements, rental agreements, mortgage statements, documentation for a utility deposit, and most recent tax return, etc.

Applications for assistance are available online at these locations: www.brevardfl.gov/HumanServices/Announcements, and www.brevardfl.gov. Paper application forms will also be made available at Brevard County libraries and on County buses.
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