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COVID-19 Resources & Information in Central Florida

The East Orlando Chamber is providing timely COVID-19 resources and information , as well as it's impact throughout Central Florida.

COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease 2019) is an infectious disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2.

The infection is typically spread from one person to another via respiratory droplets produced during coughing and sneezing.  Time from exposure to onset of symptoms is generally between two and 14 days, with an average of five days. Recommended measures to prevent infection include frequent hand washing, maintaining distance from others and not touching one's face.  The World Health Organization (WHO) declared the 2019-2020 coronavirus outbreak a pandemic and a Public Health Emergency of International Concern.

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Coronavirus Fact Sheet

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a respiratory illness that can spread from person to person. The virus that causes COVID-19 is a novel coronavirus that was first identified during an investigation into an outbreak in Wuhan, China.

Here you will find the CDC's Fact sheet  on COVID-19 and you.

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What You Need to Know in Florida

Adults 60 and older and those with underlying medical conditions like heart disease, diabetes and lung disease area more likely to develop serious illness.

The Florida Department of Health provides information on what you need to know about COVID-19 in Florida and what you can do right now.  (866-779-6121)

Proper Handwashing to Prevent Illness

Travelers/Visitors to Florida


Resources for Business and Employers

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention Resources for Businesses and Employers helps you Plan, prepare and respond to coronavirus disease 2019 with the Interim Guidance for Business and Employers Guide and Cleaning and Disinfection Recommendations.

Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources

The US Small Business Administration has resources available:

North Florida District Office (Orlando Alternate Work Site) 


Florida Department of Economic Opportunity

Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan 

Reemployment Assistance

EOCC Webinar with Mike DiNapoli 4/02/2020

Rebuilding Florida: Business Growth & Partnership Programs

Orange Co. Government - COVID-19 Information

Orange County Government emergency safety information Local State of Emergency 

For the latest updates from Orange County Government visit the Orange County Newsroom

Busting Coronavirus Myths: What Orange County Residents Need to Know (English)

Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan Survey

Orange County Public Schools

The Orange County Public Schools is following appropriate protocols to protect staff and students.  Information regarding the latest OCPS news including school closures can be found at

Additional School Resources

Florida's COVID-19 Data and Surveillance Dashboard

The Florida Department of Health COVID-19 Data and Surveillance Dashboard with current data in Florida and Central Florida.


US Chamber of Commerce

The US Chamber of Commerce has compiled CDC's coronavirus recommendations for businesses and workers across the country.  They encourage American businesses to follow data-based guidance from the CDC and state and local officials.  Below you will find  shareable graphics based on the CDC's latest guidance for businesses and employees. We encourage you to share these assets on social media, websites and other channels, and send them to colleagues and employees.