On March 30th, officials from the city of Fernandina Beach and Nassau County will discuss and explore possible “options to provide some limited access” to Amelia Island’s beaches.
Hopefully, local officials are making contingency plans. Restarting the local economy is going to take time.
First, Florida State Parks closed down Fort Clinch and Amelia Island State Park. Then Fernandina closed its city beaches. Hours later, Nassau County’s Executive Order No. 2 closed the remaining beachfront on Amelia Island effective at 6 AM, Sun., March 22, 2020.
Florida State Parks announced a growing list of park closures, effective March 21, 2020.
Florida’s Governor issued another executive order March 20, 2020, suspending on-premise food and alcohol consumption at restaurants. But allowing takeout, food delivery and booze to go.
Florida State Parks have reduced daily operating hours and number of visitors amid coronavirus public health emergency.