City of Gulfport
2401 53rd Street South
Gulfport, Florida 33707                                   
(727) 893-1000

For Immediate Release, 3/28/2020

EXECUTIVE ORDER 20-87 FROM GOVERNOR DESANTIS

Florida is experiencing an increase in individuals fleeing to Florida from out-of-state locations where “shelter-in-place” orders are being implemented and/or community spread exists. In accordance with Executive Order 20-87, the Governor has ordered, effective March 27, 2020, that all parties engaged in rental of vacation rental properties, as defined in section 509.242(1)(c), Florida Statutes, to suspend vacation rental operations. Vacation rentals are prohibited from making new reservations or bookings and shall not accept new guests for check-in for the duration of this order. 



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Pinellas County has also established a dedicated  COVID-19 webpage  where citizens can find in-depth information on the virus, links to resources and regular updates. 


Florida Department of Health COVID-19 Call Center is Available 24/7
Call: 1 (866) 779-6121
For additional information and helpful links regarding COVID-19, please visit the Florida Department of Health COVID-19 website at  FloridaHealth.gov/COVID-19 .
The State of Florida is responding to COVID-19. In an effort to keep Florida residents and visitors safe and aware regarding the status of the virus, the Florida Department of Health will issue updates every day, seven days per week. 

To find the most up-to-date information and guidance on COVID-19, please visit the Department of Health’s dedicated  COVID-19 webpage . For information and advisories from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), please visit the  CDC COVID-19 website . For more information about current travel advisories issued by the U.S. Department of State, please visit the  travel advisory website .
For the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) latest updates, please visit, https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/ .