City Manager Updates

City of Titusville COVID-19 Update/SITREP for 30-Nov-20 / 9:30 a.m.

As of November 29, 2020 at 0925am, there are 15,494 COVID-19 cases in Brevard County (15,387 Brevard residents and 102 non-residents). There are a total of 1,188 hospitalizations and 444 fatalities. There are 1141 COVID-19 cases In Titusville.     

 

The health and safety of our Citizens and Staff remains the City’s top priority. During this public health emergency, the City has taken extraordinary measures to safeguard our employees while continuing to provide the high quality services our citizens demand. City Staff will continue to exercise the extra precautionary measures issued by our City Council Resolution and the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to help safeguard them and those with whom they come into contact during the performance of their duties. The city will continue to provide extra disinfecting cleaning for high traffic areas and touch points, protective face coverings, hand sanitizing stations, and encourage appropriate social distancing. 

 

As a reminder wear a face covering when not maintaining social distancing from other persons, wash your hands frequently with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, use hand sanitizers when washing your hands is not possible, limit touching your eyes, nose and mouth with your hands, avoid close contact with sick people, stay home when you are sick, follow respiratory etiquette by coughing/sneezing into you sleeve, and consider offering fist bumps, elbow bumps or other greetings instead of the hand-shake.

 

The City of Titusville still has funds available to households you have been impacted by the COVID19 pandemic due to job loss or reduction of hours/wages. The funds can help those that are delinquent on rent, mortgage, or utilities when associated with the job loss or wage reduction from the pandemic.

Applications are available in person at the Harry T. Moore Social Service Center or upon request via email to neighborhoodservices@titusville.com There is no income limitation for rental assistance. This program expires at the end of December 2020.

Parrish Medical Center is providing testing in North Brevard by appointment only.  You must pre-register at: http://www.parrishhealthcare.com/covid19registration or by calling 321-268-6139 or text “covid test” to 321-204-1699.

 

Brevard County Cares Act Grants Still Available for Small Businesses/Nonprofits Impacted by COVID-19. Grants of up to $10,000 are still available through Brevard County Government for small businesses and nonprofit organizations that were financially impacted by the COVID-19 public health emergency. These are grants, not loans, and do not have to be paid back. To be eligible through the Small Business and Nonprofit Economic Relief Program, the small business:

  • Must be physically located in Brevard County
  • Must have had 50 or fewer employees
  • Must have been negatively impacted financially by the COVID-19 public health emergency
  • Must be enrolled in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security E-Verify program
  • Applicant’s revenue losses or expenses utilized to establish program eligibility and grant amount must not have been reimbursed through the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL), Small Business Administration (SBA) Debt Relief Program or other similar federal and state programs. Having received those funds or loans, however, does not disqualify you from receiving grant funds to offset other losses.
  • Nonprofits that are eligible must be a 501(c)(3), 501(c)(6) or a 501(c)(19) as designated by Internal Revenue Code.

Applications are available at www.brevardfl.gov/BrevardCARES.

 

The UF/Brevard Extension Service is hosting farmer’s market where eligible residents can obtain CARES Act dollars for vendor purchases. Come early there is an excellent array of vendors with wonderful products.

  • Wickham Park, 2500 Parkway Drive Melbourne, Thursdays from 3-6 pm.
  • Across from at the Titusville Welcome Center on Stephen House Way and into the Commons Area Parking lot and downtown courtyards. Fridays from 3-6 pm.
  • Riverview Park in Melbourne 1st and 3rd Saturdays from 10am to 3pm.
  • 4220 Dixie Highway NE in Palm Bay 2nd and 4th Saturdays from 10am to 2 pm.

 

Florida Department of Health Daily Report: http://ww11.doh.state.fl.us/comm/_partners/covid19_report_archive/cases-monitoring-and-pui-information/state-report/state_reports_latest.pdf

 

Florida Department of Health Daily Report by County: http://ww11.doh.state.fl.us/comm/_partners/covid19_report_archive/cases-monitoring-and-pui-information/county-report/county_reports_latest.pdf