On April 7th County Commissioner Heather Carruthers held another Facebook Live Q&A session. She addressed important questions about screening incoming passengers at Florida Keys airports, tougher measures for businsess that are still operating as essential, Covid-19 testing, and much more…
Both the City of Key West and Monroe County officials enacted heightened protective measures for open businesses this week in an effort to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19.
Anyone going out to pick-up essential items must now wear a nose and mouth covering before being allowed to enter any business.
Following confusion over whether or not traffic checkpoints, set up just last Friday, could continue past Sunday, Monroe County Sheriff’s Office, Monroe County, and the municipalities have partnered to continue to keep them in operation 24-hours a day.
The stations began 24-hour operations Friday morning until further notice. The checkpoint is being reevaluated daily. Only residents, property owners, and those actively involved in work in the Florida Keys will be admitted, including fuel tankers, delivery and grocery trucks.