COVID 19 Frequently Asked Questions

As the number of cases of Covid-19 has risen in Nassau County, residents questions about the pandemic continue to come into Nassau County Emergency Operations Center. We thought we would share with you the most frequently asked questions we are receiving here at the EOC and the most up to date answers to those questions.

What should I do if I think I have COVID-19?

If you are not in immediate medical distress, you should contact the Department of Health-Nassau at 904 875 6100 or your primary care provider by phone.

Where are quarantined people held?

The best answer we can give you is based upon the guidelines established by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) or the Florida Department of Health

Is there a curfew  order in Nassau County?


Where can I find out information regarding road closures and checkpoints ?

The FDOT’s website and Florida Highway Patrol’s COVID-19 website  

Are Florida State parks closed?

Yes, until further notice.

Are nail and hair salons closed?

There are no current orders for these businesses to close, therefore it is up to the individual owners to remain open or closed.

Is the Florida/Georgia state line closed?


Is it illegal to have large parties at home?

No. However, both federal and the State of Florida strongly recommend that people limit gatherings to no more than 10 people.

Can there be a time frame established for homeowners to go to the beach?

No, not at this time. ALL Nassau County beaches are closed until further notice.

When will things reopen?

As we all have learned, this pandemic is a very fluid and rapidly changing situation. We are doing our best to keep you up to date and will continue to post information as it becomes available.

Can I volunteer at any local area testing site?

There is only one regional testing site approved to provide testing for people who meet guidelines. That site is at TIAA Bank Field in Jacksonville.

Can I make masks and where can I take them?

While appreciative of your willingness to help, resources like masks are being delivered. Outside deliveries of resources at this time would back up the system.