City of Naples Health Information Update – Covid-19 (Coronavirus) – Beach closures
March 18, 2020
Naples, FL (March 18, 2020) – In an effort to mitigate the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and alignment with CDC guidance and Governor DeSantis’s Executive Order 20-68, the City of Naples will be closing all public beaches within city limits beginning today through Monday, March 30th. The Pier will be closed at 3:30PM today; all other beach accesses, beach restroom facilities, parking areas, Lowdermilk Park, and walkways will be closed at 5:00PM today.
The City of Naples is making its decisions based on guidance from the Florida Department of Health (FDOH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The closures could be extended as the City responds to the public health crisis and direction from the FDOH and CDC.
To stay up-to-date on information and guidance for COVID-19, visit the Florida Department of Health website (www.floridahealth.gov) or contact the Collier County Health Department at (239) 252-8200. You can also reach the FDOH Call Center for COVID-19 at (866) 779-6121, Monday through Friday, 8AM-midnight.
For City of Naples residents, Emergency Management has activated a COVID-19 hotline (239) 213-4902 that will be available Monday through Friday, 8:00AM – 5:00PM.
The FDOH has launched the Florida COVID-19 Data and Surveillance Dashboard. Here you can see local, national, and international hot spots.
Additional resources and information about the flu and the Covid-19 can be found:
Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
CDC – Covid-19 Situation Summary
State of Florida Department of Health
Collier County Health Department
Guidance for Travelers
Guidance for Businesses