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Martin County School Board Approved School Reopening Options
The Martin County School Board approved Superintendent Laurie J. Gaylord's recommended school reopening During Special Meeting. The following options for learning will be available to Martin County families beginning in August:
Option 1: Traditional... Click here to read additional information.
Martin County Passes Emergency Ordinance for Mandatory Face Coverings in Public
Martin County - On Thursday, July 7, the Martin County Board of County Commissioners passed an emergency ordinance requiring face coverings be worn in public to help reduce the spread of COVID-19. This order applies to all incorporated and unincorporated areas.
“We cannot ignore the increase in cases in our community, neighboring counties and across the state. And, today, based on medical and health professionals’ recommendations, the board passed an emergency ordinance requiring all residents and visitors wear face coverings when in public in Martin County,” said Board Chair Harold Jenkins.
Face coverings must be worn by all persons in: Click here for additional information.
Martin County Emergency Order 20-11
All persons working in restaurants, grocery stores, food service, any retail establishments, businesses open to the public or any other locations visited by the public where social distancing is not possible within incorporated and unincorporated Martin County shall wear face coverings.
All other persons physically present in any public place in Martin County are strongly encouraged to wear face coverings. A face covering includes any covering which snugly covers the nose and mouth, whether store bought or homemade, and which is secured in place. Persons who wear masks should review the CDC and Florida Department of Health guidelines regarding properly and safely applying, removing and cleaning masks.
Medical and surgical masks, such as N95 masks or other similar medical surgical masks, should be reserved for health care personnel, police, fire fighters, emergency management and other first responders engaged in life/safety activities.
A face covering shall not be required for persons who have trouble breathing due to a chronic pre-existing condition.
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Hutchinson Shores Beach Resort & Spa Hosts Palm City Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours
Jensen Beach – On Thursday, June 26, 2020 The Palm City Chamber of Commerce had their...Click here for additional photos of this event!
Martin County Installs WeatherSTEM System
Martin County - Martin County Emergency Management is excited to announce the acquisition and implementation of a new weather monitoring system, WeatherSTEM. This innovative monitoring system allows for more accurate forecasting of current and potential weather conditions through Smart Weather Technology. WeatherSTEM provides users live-streaming high resolution weather cameras, weather health/safety alert notifications, lightning detection, heat level monitoring, and real-time/future-cast radar information.
Martin County has strategically placed WeatherSTEM weather stations across....Click here for additional information.