Alachua County Emergency Action and Short-Term Emergency Order Extended
September 9, 2021
Press release from Alachua County
At their Tuesday, September 7, 2021, Special Meeting, the Alachua County Commission voted unanimously to extend both their Emergency Action, declaring a Local State of Emergency, and their Short-Term Emergency Order, requiring masking indoors in businesses and requiring businesses to display the County Emergency Order sign. As with the initial Order, this renewal is in reaction to the alarming and dangerous spike in COVID-19 cases and the enormous strain on County residents, businesses, hospital personnel, and first responders.