Up-to-date information regarding the coronavirus and its impact on Duval County.
The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida, Jessie Ball duPont Fund, Jewish Federation and Foundation of Northeast Florida, United Way of Northeast Florida and United Way of St. Johns County have re-activated Florida’s First Coast Relief Fund. The fund will assist organizations helping those in Northeast Florida affected by this public health crisis.
The City of Jacksonville Emergency Preparedness Division will continue to monitor this evolving situation and provide timely updates.
For answers to frequently asked questions, please visit coj.net/covid19faq.
The Florida Department of Health has created a dedicated COVID-19 webpage at www.FloridaHealth.gov/COVID-19. This remains the best and most up-to-date resource for information and guidance regarding COVID-19 in Florida.
For any other questions related to COVID-19 in Florida, please contact the Department's dedicated COVID-19 Call Center by calling (866) 779-6121 or emailing COVIDfirstname.lastname@example.org. The Call Center is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the common signs of the virus mimic the flu. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure and can include:
Older adults and people who have severe chronic medical conditions like heart, lung or kidney disease seem to be at higher risk for more serious COVID-19 illness. Early data suggest older people are twice as likely to have serious COVID-19 illness. This may be because:
If a COVID-19 outbreak happens, it could last for a long time. Depending on the severity of the outbreak, public health officials may recommend community actions to reduce exposures to COVID-19. These actions can slow the spread and reduce the impact of disease.
If you are at increased risk for COVID-19 complications due to age or because you have a severe underlying medical condition, it is especially important for you to take actions to reduce your risk of exposure.