Orange And Osceola Counties 'Stay-At-Home' Orders Begin Tonight 11 P.M.

Essential businesses excluded from order.

March 26, 2020
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It begins tonight the official "Stay-At-Home" orders for two Central Florida counties: Orange and Osceola respectively. Basically, keep doing what you should have been doing as per suggested by the federal government's "15 Days To Slow The Spread" only go out for necessities like groceries, medical etc. otherwise, time to hunker down as best as possible. But who is allowed out? 

Officials have posted a list of jobs falling under the category of essential businesses once the Orange County stay-at-home order begins.

The order starts at 11 p.m. Thursday and will last for two weeks.

Here is a list of jobs the county lists as an essential business:

  • Healthcare providers
  • Grocery store employees
  • Food cultivation
  • Any business to provide food, shelter, social services and necessities of life
  • Hotels and motels
  • Media
  • Gas stations
  • Auto-supply, auto-repair, towing companies
  • Banks and other financial institutions
  • Hardware stores
  • Licensed contractors
  • Businesses providing mailing and shipping services
  • Laundromats and dry cleaners
  • Restaurants to offer a pickup option or delivery
  • Schools providing free food services to students
  • Businesses that supply office products needed for anyone who works from home
  • Any business selling medical equipment and supply providers
  • Businesses shipping groceries or goods to residences
  • Airlines
  • Taxis
  • Bus employees
  • Home-based care for seniors adults or children
  • Assisted living facilities and nursing homes
  • Legal services
  • Landscape and pool care business
  • Childcare facilities
  • Businesses operating at an airport or government facility
  • Pet supply stores
  • Logistics providers
  • Telecommunications providers
  • Providers of propane or natural gas
  • Construction sites
  • Architectural, engineering and land surveying services
  • Factories and plants
  • Waste management services
  • Businesses interacting with customers solely through electronic or telephonic means
  • Businesses delivering products through mail

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When you do go out pack a lot of patience and kindness remember we are all in this together and we will get through this the same way. Just keep the golden rule taught to us as kids "Treat others as you want to be treated." God Bless and be safe. ~grace