CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19): WHAT IS COVID-19 AND HOW CAN I PROTECT MYSELF AND OTHERS?

Visit the following sites for the most accurate and up-to-date information on COVID-19 and recommended guidelines:
Florida Department of Health: www.floridahealth.gov/covid-19
Centers for Disease Control (CDC): https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html



WHAT SHOULD I DO IF I THINK I MAY HAVE SYMPTOMS OF COVID-19?

If you believe you've been exposed to COVID-19, contact the Manatee Health Line before seeking treatment or traveling to any physician's office, emergency department, hospital or urgent care center:

By Phone: (941) 242-6649 (available weekdays 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.) After hours and on weekends and holidays, please call the 24-hour DOH Hotline at (866) 779-6121.

By Email: COVID-19@FLHealth.gov



MCSO COVID-RELATED CLOSURES/CHANGES:

MCSO Community Events:

All MCSO-sponsored community events have been canceled until further notice

Civil Process Changes:

Effective Monday, March 16th until further notice, civil process enforceables that are usually submitted in person to our Civil Section, can be given to deputies in our Telephone Reporting Unit inside the Main Entrance at the MCSO Operations Center at 600 301 Blvd. W., Suite 202, Bradenton, FL 34205.

Non-enforceables paperwork can be mailed to:

Manatee County Sheriff’s Office
Attention Civil
600 301 Blvd. W., Bradenton, FL 34205

Records Requests:

Beginning Tuesday, March 17th, the records lobby will be closed to the public. Requests can be submitted on our online public records portal at http://www.manateesheriff.com by clicking the “Records request” tab, or by calling (941) 747-3011 Ext. 2295.

Fingerprint Services:
Suspended until further notice

IMPORTANT: We're still here 24/7 on our non-emergency line (941) 747-3011 Ext. 2260. As always, if you have an emergency, dial 9-1-1.



OTHER RESOURCES:

Manatee County Government Updates: https://www.mymanatee.org/departments/public_safety/coronavirus_information

FL Dept. of Health COVID-19 Case Dashboard (Desktop):
https://fdoh.maps.arcgis.com/apps/opsdashboard/index.html#/8d0de33f260d444c852a615dc7837c86

World Health Organization:
https://www.who.int/health-topics/coronavirus