Executive Orders 20-82 and 20-83


TO:                  Members of the Press

FROM:            Helen Aguirre Ferré, Director of Communications, Governor Ron DeSantis

DATE:             March 24, 2020

RE:                   Executive Orders 20-82 and 20-83

­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Good evening:

Today, Governor Ron DeSantis issued Executive Order 20-82, directing all persons who enter the State of Florida from an area with substantial community spread, to include the New York Tri-State Area (Connecticut, New Jersey and New York), to isolate or quarantine for a period of 14 days from the time of entry into the State of Florida or the duration of the person’s presence in the State of Florida, whichever is shorter.

The Governor also issued Executive Order 20-83, directing the State Surgeon General and State Health Officer to issue a public health advisory to all persons over 65 years of age urging them to stay home and to take such other measures as necessary to limit their risk of exposure to COVID-19.

PDF copies of the Executive Orders are attached to this email and provided below.


Helen Aguirre Ferré

Director of Communications

Governor Ron DeSantis