Information for our patients provided by the Florida Department of Health. They are continually updating their page at:


To locate your county’s health department:

For the Florida Department of Health’s COVID-19 webpage:

For any other questions related to COVID-19 in Florida, please contact the Department of Health’s dedicated COVID-19 Call Center by calling (866) 779-6121 or emailing The Call Center is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

If you are experiencing symptoms, call  your health care provider before coming into an office.

What You Need to Know


There is currently no vaccine to prevent coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to this virus. However, as a reminder, CDC always recommends everyday preventive actions to help prevent the spread of respiratory diseases, including:

For information specific to healthcare, see CDC’s Hand Hygiene in Healthcare Settings.


There is no specific antiviral treatment recommended for COVID-19. People with COVID-19 should receive supportive care to help relieve symptoms. For severe cases, treatment should include care to support vital organ functions.

People who think they may have been exposed to COVID-19 should contact their healthcare provider immediately.


Household members, intimate partners, and caregivers in a non-health care setting may have close contact with a person with symptomatic, laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 or a person under investigation. Close contacts should monitor their health; they should call their health care provider right away if they develop symptoms suggestive of COVID-19 (e.g., fever, cough, shortness of breath).

More info on self-isolation:

Close Contacts Should Also Follow These Recommendations: