Coronavirus Information

Alcohol Sales. Effective 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, June 27, 2020,  the time provisions contained in Code Section 4-2(a) of the Code of Ordinances are hereby suspended.  Code Section 4-2 (a) of the Code of Ordinances of the City provides that “It shall be unlawful for any licensee to sell, offer for sale, serve, give away, dispense or dispose of alcoholic beverages, or permit the same to be consumed upon any licensed premises between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. all days of the week." 

During the effectiveness of this rule , the time limitations provided in Fla. Stat. §562.14(1) shall apply and it shall be unlawful for any licensee to sell, offer for sale, serve, give away, dispense or dispose of alcoholic beverages, or permit the same to be consumed upon any licensed premises between the hours between the hours of midnight and 7 a.m. of the following day. 

Masks Required. Effective June 29, 2020, at 5:00 p.m., the City of Jacksonville issued Emergency Proclamation 2020-005, which declared and ordered a mandatory mask requirement for public and indoor locations, and in other situations where individuals cannot socially distance. This includes the Beaches and Baldwin. To read the proclamation in its entirety, click here. For more information, go to:

Neptune Beach residents and business owners:

In an effort to keep you informed, we will provide updates regarding the City's operations during the COVID-19 pandemic. For information on the City of Neptune Beach Recovery Plan, click here.

Beaches Reopening. On Tuesday, May 5, 2020, the Duval County Executive Mayor Lenny Curry announced that effective Wednesday, May 6, 2020, all restrictions on the beach will be lifted. However, social distancing guidelines still apply and dogs are only allowed leashed on the beach from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 a.m. daily.

Please continue to remain six feet apart from other groups and keep your group size to below 10. The City is still in the process of hiring lifeguards and is operating with limited staff. If you choose to swim, please do so in front of a lifeguard and never swim alone. In case of an emergency, call 911.

In conjunction with City staff and other Beaches Communities, Neptune Beach will monitor the activity on the beach as well as continuously monitor data from FDOH and the CDC. 

Safe.Smart. Step-by-Step. To read the Governor's plan for reopening Florida, click here.

For more information, click on the links below:

Safe. Smart. Step-by-Step. Plan for Florida's Recovery  Governor Ron DeSantis announced his plan for reopening the State of Florida for business. To read Executive Order No 20-112, click here. For FAQs regarding Exec. Order 20-112, click here.

Florida COVID-19 Map:

The City has cancelled public meetings, including all programs at the Senior Activity Center. 

All City-sponsored events and events scheduled to take place on City-owned property have been cancelled.

TESTING SITE INFORMATION The Emergency Operations Center continues to coordinate logistical supply orders for COVID-19 response throughout the County. For more information, go to:

DUVAL COUNTY SCHOOLS: Duval County Schools has launched Duval HomeRoom. This is an online schooling initiative for its elementary, middle and high school students to use in light of the coronavirus forcing new social distancing measures. For more information, go to:

Also listed below are resources to review and share to assist in controlling the spread of the coronavirus and educating the public on prevention tips. We will continue to update this website as new information develops.

Helpful Links:

Florida Department of Health:

Visit for the latest official information from the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Task Force at the White House.

Florida League of Cities:

Small Business Assistance:

Guides For Seniors:

Home-Proofing for COVID-19 and the Flu
Social Distancing: Apps for Seniors


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