Florida Dept. of Health Says: Reported illnesses have ranged from mild symptoms to severe illness and death for confirmed COVID-19 cases. These symptoms may appear 2–14 days after exposure:
If you develop these emergency warning signs for COVID-19, get medical attention immediately.
How does the virus spread
More information available at: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/transmission.html
Visit Coronavirus Self-Checker: a guide to help you make decisions and seek appropriate medical care (Source: CDC )
Additional Information: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/if-you-are-sick/steps-when-sick.html
Hotlines to Call if you have symptoms of CoronaVirus (COVID-19)
The United States Department of Labor says anyone who meets the following criteria is eligible to apply for unemployment:
An employer temporarily ceases operations due to COVID-19, preventing employees from coming to work.
An individual is quarantined with the expectation of returning to work after the quarantine is over; and
An individual leaves employment due to a risk of exposure or infection or to care for a family member.
or call 800-204-2418
Unemployment benefits in Florida last up to three months. Those eligible for benefits can collect a maximum of $275 per week. Because of COVID-19, the state of Florida is currently waiving the rule requiring people to prove they’re looking for work in order to receive state benefits.
Once you complete your application, you will be required to complete the following:
According to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, you must have the following information before you can file:
Additionally, if you are one of the following, make sure you have this information available:
Although Congress has passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act to address, at least in part, the public health crisis and economic fallout from COVID-19, many barriers continue to keep struggling families from accessing the assistance they need during the pandemic.
SNAP, TANF, AND MEDICAID
Under the newly enacted Families First Coronavirus Response Act, a state is prohibited from ending coverage for recipients enrolled as of March 18th for the duration of the public health emergency if the state opts to obtain an enhanced federal Medicaid match. Florida has opted to take the enhanced match.