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Posted on: May 14, 2020

City of Fort Pierce: COVID-19 Update #17

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City of Fort Pierce
May 14, 2020, 5:45 PM
Website: https://www.cityoffortpierce.com/856/COVID-19-Information
Facebook: www.facebook.com/ftpierce

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The City of Fort Pierce, in partnership with Dynix Diagnostix, the Department of Health St. Lucie, Indian River State College and Allegany Franciscan Ministries offered free COVID-19 testing this week at Ilous Ellis Park. Due to such strong participation throughout the week, only pre-scheduled appointments for antibody testing will be conducted tomorrow. No additional swab tests are available.

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The City Commission will hold its regularly scheduled meeting Monday, May 18 at 6:30 PM. The public may attend the meeting in person or submit comments in writing, including your name and address, to: cityclerk@cityoffortpierce.com no later than noon on Monday. All meetings are broadcast live on TV Channel 27 and streamed online at: www.cityoffortpierce.com. Public hearings are currently not taking place.

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City of Fort Pierce Board and Committee meetings may resume as necessary. All meetings will take place in the Commission Chambers for proper social distancing and video conferencing capabilities. For a list of Board and Committee meetings, visit: http://www.cityoffortpierce.com/223/Agendas-Minutes

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COVID-19 Household and Business grant applications are being reviewed as quickly as possible. Representatives from the Grants Administration Division are currently following up with applicants to ensure all required documentation is provided and applications are complete. Applicants will be contacted via email with their next steps.

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The City of Fort Pierce is developing a phased reopening plan of city facilities over the next 2 months.
• City Hall – Closed to the public with appointment only access for Building Department.
• Sunrise Theatre – Closed to the public.
• Police Department Main Station and Substation – Closed to the public.
• City Marina – Open to the public and practicing social distancing.
• Indian Hills Golf Course – Open to the public and practicing social distancing.
• Beaches – Open.
• Parks - Open, including South Causeway and Jaycee Park.
• Boat Ramps – Open.

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St. Lucie County Public Information:
772-460-HELP (4357)
Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
https://www.stlucieco.gov/

Florida Department of Health COVID-19 Call Center:
866-779-6121
Email: covid-19@flhealth.gov

St. Lucie Public Schools
772-462-3800
www.stlucie.k12.fl.us

211 Community Helpline
211 is a community helpline and crisis hotline that provides suicide prevention, crisis intervention, information, assessment, and referral to community services for people of all ages.

State of Florida Emergency Coordinating Officers
https://www.floridadisaster.org/state-eoc/eco/

Florida Community Health Centers / Fort Pierce
Drive-Thru Testing
772-461-1402
https://www.fchcinc.org/

Cleveland Clinic Martin Health
Tent Testing
772-419-3360
https://www.martinhealth.org/

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Citizens may subscribe to receive email and text messaged updates through the “COVID-19 Information” alert center on the city’s website. Visit https://www.cityoffortpierce.com/856/COVID-19-Information for updated information and community resources regarding COVID-19.

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