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Coronavirus - (COVID-19)

Coronavirus - (COVID-19)

Florida Department of Health Coronavirus COVID-19 website

Florida Department of Health Hotline: 1-866-779-6121                       


Vaccination distribution sites are organized by the State of Florida and the Florida Department of Health.

For information on vaccines offered by the Florida Department of Health in Lake County, you can :

By phone:  Call  352-268-9299 or

On-line, visit:  

Twitter:  Follow the state Department of Health for Lake at @FLHealthLake

CDC Coronavirus COVID-19 Website

CDC Coronavirus COVID-19 Call Center:  1-800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636)
Available:  24 hours day/7 days per week

Lake County Emergency Management Facebook page   
Lake County Emergency Management Twitter page 

Governor Ron DeSantis Executive Orders 
Click on this link to review all 2020 Executive Orders issued by Governor Ron DeSantis


March 19, 2021
Lake County to extend Emergency Rental Assistance Program

February 12, 2021
Lake County to open Emergency Rental Assistance Program

October 23, 2020
Phase 2 of Lake County’s Resident Assistance Program opens next week

                October 6, 2020
Lake County allocates additional CARES funds for resident assistance

Sept. 22, 2020 
Lake CARES Business Assistance Program deadline extended   


August 14, 2020  
Lake CARES Small Businesses Assistance Grant Program to launch Monday at noon

     August 12, 2020
CARES Act Funding to Assist Lake County Businesses and Families   

August 8, 2020 
Lake County to begin accepting applications for CARES Act assistance

August 5, 2020 
Lake County Board of County Commissioners to hold special meeting  

July 31, 2020
Lake County to distribute CARES act housing assistance grants to eligible families  

July 29, 2020
Lake County Board of County Commissioners to hold special meeting  

June 26, 2020
The Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation announced today via Twitter that - effective immediately - it has suspended on premises consumption of alcohol at bars state wide.
Click to view the emergency order

June 26, 2020
Leesburg provides funding for utility payment assistance

June 2, 2020
City of Leesburg offers coronavirus payment plan for utility customers 

May 29, 2020
Leesburg will begin reopening facilities in June

May 13, 2020
Lake County launches 'Re-open Lake' webpage 
Click on this link to review Lake County's plan to guide residents, businesses & stakeholders through the COVID-19 recovery process

May 1, 2020

Lake County issues additional COVID-19 protocol guidance 
Click on this link to view the most recent information for Lake County residents from Chairman Leslie Campion

May 1, 2020
City of Leesburg Facility Closings Update - May 1st



Lake County Partners to Expand COVID-19 Testing 
Click on this link for information from Lake County regarding local testing sites

Leesburg City Commission to hold virtual meetings 

Leesburg Electric provides rate relief to all utility customers 


Measures to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 to public works and utility workers 

     04-01-2020 5:30pm 
City facilities will close in response to Governor's order   

04-01-2020 8:00am

City of Leesburg COVID-19 Updates 


Lake County issues two emergency orders to ensure health and safety of community amid COVID-19

Message from Lake County Board of County Commissioners Chairman Leslie Campione
Click on this link to view the most recent message for Lake County residents from Chairman Campione

Message from Lake County Board of County Commissioners Chairman Leslie Campione
Click on this link to view an important message for Lake County residents from Chairman Campione 

Governor DeSantis Executive Order

Earlier today, Governor Ron DeSantis issued Executive Order 20-71 requiring all restaurants to operate through take-out and delivery only, along with some other actions.  We have included the link to the full text of the Executive Order. 

Resources available to local businesses to mitigate the impact from COVID-19 
Click on this link to view information from Lake County Government on programs to assist small businesses

Click on this link to view the Mayor's update for March with information on COVID-19


Leesburg Declares State of Emergency - Updated closings and cancellations

Leesburg Historical Museum (03-18-2020)

 The Leesburg Historical Museum will be closed from March 17th through April 8th. 

Leesburg modifies customer service operations


The Leesburg Partnership has advised that Leesburg Bikefest and all other Leesburg Partnership events scheduled through May have been cancelled. 

The Downtown Leesburg Business Association’s BBQ and Blues event scheduled for March 21 has been postponed.  

The Leesburg Partnership annual Spring Fish Fry set for April 2 has also been postponed.

Code Enforcement & Planning Commission Meetings Postponed

Library Program Update

Leesburg closings related to COVID-19


The City is working with the State of Florida and the Lake County Health Department to share information and updates regarding the potential impact of the coronavirus COVID-19 in our region.   The City has activated preparedness plans and will keep you up to date as more information becomes available.

Below is a statement from City Manager Al Minner regarding COVID-19 as well as information on State and Federal resources.


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For a PDF Copy of the form, please use the link provided:  PDF Copy of City Manager's Statement

City of Leesburg COVID-19 updates


               LEESBURG, FL - In accordance with CDC guidelines and Lake County directives, the City of Leesburg continues to take precautionary measures to help curb the spread of COVID-19. Following are the latest updates and actions taken by the city in this effort: 


·         Effective until May 1, all meetings, activities and public gatherings at the following city facilities will be suspended: Venetian Center, Resource Center, gymnasium, Rogers Park pavilion and splash pad. This includes all City sponsored programs and use of meeting rooms by outside organizations and individuals. 


·         Recreation athletic programs including baseball, softball, pickleball and field rentals are also suspended during this period. 


·         City staff will be directly contacting those affected by these closings


·         City Commission meetings will be held virtually starting April 13. Details on how the public can view and participate in the meeting will be provided later this week.


·         The Customer Service Department is closed to walk-in traffic. Utility customers may pay their bill utilizing the drive-through window or the payment drop box located near the drive through lane at City Hall. Payments can also be made using a credit card, debit card or e-check by using on-line services at or by telephone at 352-728-9810. For assistance opening a new utility account or to make changes to an existing utility account, customers should call 352-728 9800.


·         The city has suspended utility cut-offs and late fees until further notice. This applies to all residential and commercial accounts. Customers are encouraged to stay as current as possible with their payments to help avoid building up a large balance for later.


·         Essential city services including police, fire, solid waste collection and all utilities continue operations at this time.


The Leesburg Public Library is open for drive through service only. Check the library website for details at