Orange County to Shelter in Place Tomorrow
The Orange County Emergency "Shelter-In-Place" Order goes in to effect 3/26/2020 at
11pm and stays in effect until 4/9/2020 at 11pm.
Swimming pool and spa, service, maintenance, construction, supply, and manufacture are essential under Orange County order and can continue to operate.
see pages 3 - 5 for highlighted language relating to the pool industry.
The Alachua County Board of Commissions held and emergency meeting last night last night via teleconference to discuss updating Alachua County Emergency Order 2020-09. The Swimming Pool and Spa Industry was added as essential business. The revised order is being drafted and FSPA will send out the order when it is available.
Hillsborough County / City of Tampa
On March 23,2020 the Hillsborough County Emergency Policy Group decided to NOT issue a stay at home order but said that there are monitoring the situation. Mayor Castor of Tampa then announced that she would be issuing a stay at home order for the City of Tamp on March 24, 2020. Hillsborough County Administrator Mike Merrill issue statement that the City of Tampa cannot issues such an order without County action. At this time the Mayor Castor is developing the order she is planning to issue. FSPA is monitoring this situation and will provide updates as available.