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Posted on: April 16, 2020

[ARCHIVED] City of Fort Pierce: COVID-19 Update #13

COVID-19 Update #13

City of Fort Pierce

Contact: 772.465.4170

April 16, 2020, 5:00 PM




The City of Fort Pierce understands the significant impact the Coronavirus pandemic has caused our community. The City is responding with the same high-quality level of service that our residents expect. The City of Fort Pierce continues to conduct business and provide all essential services to the public, including police, utilities, public works, and animal control services.



The City Commission will hold its regular meeting on April 20, 2020. Any interested party may attend the City Commission meeting in person or submit comments in writing to the City Clerk no later than 5:00 p.m. on the day of the meeting. All meetings are broadcast live on Comcast Cable TV Channel 27 or streamed live online at

Comments should be submitted via email to; comments must include your name and address to be read into the record. The City Clerk will read all comments on agenda items submitted by the deadline during the early portion of the meeting. General public comments will be read during the later portion of the meeting as indicated. Please note that the decorum policy applies to both written and oral comments and all comments shall be limited to 3 minutes as read by the City Clerk.


Governor DeSantis signed Executive Order 20-103 extending his suspension of vacations rentals until April 30.


  • City Hall – Closed to the public with appointment only access for Building Department.
  • Sunrise Theatre – Closed to the public, including the box office.
  • 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 – Closed.
  • Parks - Open, with the exception of South Causeway and Jaycee Park.
  • Boat Ramps – Open.



St. Lucie County Public Information:

772-460-HELP (4357)

Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Florida Department of Health COVID-19 Call Center:



St. Lucie Public Schools


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

Florida Community Health Centers / Fort Pierce

Drive-Thru Testing


Cleveland Clinic Martin Health

Tent Testing



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

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