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COVID-19 Update #19City of Fort Pierce June 4, 2020, 5:00 PM 772-467-3000Website: www.cityoffortpierce.comFacebook: www.facebook.com/ftpierceFREE TESTINGThe City of Fort Pierce will be offering free COVID-19 swab and antibody testing on Saturday, June 6, 2020 from 12PM to 4PM at Ilous Ellis Park (1211 Avenue M, Fort Pierce). No appointment is necessary. For more information, please call 888-519-9192.PUBLIC HEARINGSIn an effort to allow projects and city business to move forward, the Fort Pierce City Commission approved resolution 20-R26 to allow legislative public hearings to resume on June 15, 2020 and quasi-judicial hearings on July 6, 2020.SPECIAL EVENTS AND FACILITY RENTALSAs we navigate the phased approach to reopening set forth by the Governor, all special event permits and facility reservations remain on hold until further notice. Special events and facility rentals are expected to be discussed at the Fort Pierce City Commission Conference Agenda Meeting on Monday, June 8, 2020 at 9AM in the Commission Chambers at City Hall. The City of Fort Pierce shall continue to adhere to CDC, state and federal guidance in order to reopen our community in a safe and calculated manner.PHASE 2 REOPENINGGovernor Ron DeSantis has issued Phase 2 of Florida’s Recovery Plan which will take effect on June 5. To view the order, please visit: https://www.flgov.com/wp-content/uploads/orders/2020/EO_20-139.pdfST LUCIE PUBLIC SCHOOLS SUMMER MEALSThe St. Lucie Public Schools Child Nutrition Services Department will continue to serve free meals at the following school sites to children from 11:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. on Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 9, 2020 - July 31, 2020. The multi-day meal packages include breakfast and lunch. On Tuesdays, the meal packages contain 2 breakfasts and 2 lunches. On Thursdays, the meal packages contains 3 breakfasts and 3 lunches. For a list of meal sites, visit: https://www.stlucie.k12.fl.us/blog/free-meals-for-children/.VIRTUAL BUSINESS RECOVERY CENTERThe St. Lucie County Economic Development Council Virtual Business Recovery Center is a FREE service to assist business owners economically impacted by COVID-19. Working in partnership with the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Indian River State College, the SBDC assists entrepreneurs in every stage of the business life cycle by providing the professional expertise, tools, and information necessary to make sound business decisions in a complex and ever-changing marketplace. If you need business assistance, please call 772-336-6258 or visit: https://youredc.com/vbrcCITY FACILITY PUBLIC ACCESS • City Hall – Open by appointment only. Call (772) 467-3000. • Sunrise Theatre – Will reopen on June 13, 2020 with Black Box venue programming.• Police Department Main Station and Substation – Open by appointment only. Call (772) 467-6800.• City Marina – Open to the public and practicing social distancing.• Indian Hills Golf Course – Open to the public and practicing social distancing.• Beaches – Open.• Parks – Open.• Boat Ramps – Open. HELPFUL CONTACTSSt. Lucie County Public Information:772-460-HELP (4357)https://www.stlucieco.gov/https://recoverstlucie.org/Florida Department of Health COVID-19 Call Center:866-779-6121Email: firstname.lastname@example.org St. Lucie Public Schools772-462-3800www.stlucie.k12.fl.us211 Community Helpline211 is a community helpline and crisis hotline that provides suicide prevention, crisis intervention, information, assessment, and referral to community services for people of all ages. State of Florida Emergency Coordinating Officershttps://www.floridadisaster.org/state-eoc/eco/Florida Community Health Centers / Fort PierceDrive-Thru Testing772-461-1402https://www.fchcinc.org/Cleveland Clinic Martin Health Tent Testing772-419-3360https://www.martinhealth.org/COMMUNICATIONSCitizens may subscribe to receive email and text messaged updates through the “COVID-19 Information” alert center on the city’s website. Visit https://www.cityoffortpierce.com/856/COVID-19-Information for updated information and community resources regarding COVID-19.