Our number one priority is the health and safety of the Marion County community.
Marion County is providing regular updates on the latest regarding COVID-19 in the community, including re-openings, local cases and more. To access this most up-to-date information, visit Marion County’s Facebook page: Facebook.com/MarionCountyFlorida
Ocala/Marion County, our hotels, restaurants and attractions are taking your safety seriously. To find out how our destination is a safe place to explore for visitors and residents, click HERE.
Marion County COVID-19 Updates
For the latest COVID-19 related information specific to Marion County, including information about cases, testing and vaccine distribution, visit MarionCountyFLCOVID.org.
Marion County’s request and safety guidelines for vacation rental operations pursuant to Executive Order 20-123 is approved by the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation as of Friday May 22, 2020. To view the full safety guidelines and letter of approval for re-opening vacation rentals in Marion County can click HERE.
Florida State Park COVID-19 Updates
For the latest information from Florida State Parks, including hours, visit FloridaStateParks.org/Learn/Safety-Updates.
Additional resources regarding changes in programs, services and updates locally are available from:
For information regarding the City of Ocala mask mandate, click HERE.
Statewide Recovery Information
For the Florida Governor’s information regarding the Plan for Recovery, COVID-19 Executive Orders, FAQ’s and more, visit FLgov.com/Covid-19. Current travel and safety information updated daily from VISIT FLORIDA can be found at VisitFlorida.com/en-us/Current-Travel-Safety-Information.html
CDC Information for Travelers
CDC information for travelers specifically can be found at CDC.gov/Coronavirus/2019-NCOV/Travelers
Resources for Florida Businesses & Workers
For financial resources for businesses, employers and employees, VISIT FLORIDA is continually updating their COVID-19 Resources and Information for Businesses page on their website.
The Rebuild Florida Business Loan Fund focuses on creating and enhancing the diversification and resiliency of Florida’s economy. The fund is available to assist businesses statewide with economic development and resiliency. To learn more visit DEOsera.Force.com/RebuildFloridaBusinessLoanFund.
Florida Department of Health
If you have any specific COVID-19 questions, the Florida Department of Health designated a 24-hour Call Center you can contact at 1-866-779-6121 or email COVIDfirstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about cases, health tips, FAQs and more regarding COVID-19 visit FloridaHealthCOVID19.gov.