Here is a list of local and state updates regarding the response to the COVID-19 pandemic

From the City of St. Cloud — At the direction of Gov. Ron DeSantis and to successfully uphold CDC guidelines to maximize social distancing and avoid gatherings larger than 10 people, all City of St. Cloud Parks will be closed to the public effective Monday.

From the City of Kissimmee — the city’s website has been reformatted to focus on COVID-19 response. now redirects to, with prominent links to city operations, impacts and restrictions and online services.  The city will keep updating the News Alerts page as well with breaking news that effects our residents.

From the Florida Department of Health — The 11 a.m. update of Florida coronavirus cases now shows 1,171 cases, up 164, or about 11 percent, from last night. Osceola County still shows 24 confirmed active cases, still less than .01 percent of its population of over 350,000 residents.

From the Florida Department of Emergency Management — Here’s a handy list of “Do’s and Don’ts” regarding your personal COVID-19 reponses. Keep in mind that This is not a hurricane!

Practice social distancing
Cover your mouth if you cough
Wash your hands often
Avoid touching your face
Stay home if you’re sick
Protect those most at risk
Help the elderly get supplies, especially medicines and first aid supplies


Hoard supplies like toilet paper and disinfectants
Buy large sums of bottled water
Fill up the bathtub
Worry about loss of power or utilities (again, not a hurricane, the weather is fantastic)
Have large gatherings (really at this point, anything larger than your family)