Wednesday, April 1, 2020
As the coronavirus continues, Florida Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Jimmy Patronis announced the Florida Department of Financial Services (DFS) will operate remotely.
Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody and the three U.S. attorneys teamed up on Thursday to warn Floridians about scams related to the COVID-19 outbreak.
On Thursday, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., offered his take on what should be included in the latest effort against coronavirus. 
AAA and the Auto Club Group have suspended physical access to branch offices in Florida due to coronavirus but is continuing many of its services, including emergency roadside service.
The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) and Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise (FTE) announced on Thursday they will temporarily not accept cash as a form of payment for tolls due to the threat of coronavirus.
State Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried and the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services have worked with 2-1-1 to activate a text line and call center open 24/7, which families can contact to find free meals for children under 18 during the current COVID-19 school closures.
On Wednesday, the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) temporarily closed all storefronts and lobbies to safeguard the public and employees from the spread of COVID-19.
“During the call, the CFO stressed the importance of being prepared for major policy directives that may require increased manpower, such as the deployment of drive-thru testing on a statewide level, as public services become further strained,” the CFO’s office noted. 
With reports from the Better Business Bureau (BBB) about a growing number of scams and fraud in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, Florida Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Jimmy Patronis offered tips for residents of the Sunshine State.
On Tuesday, Florida Department of Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran used executive authority to ensure schools throughout the state are closed through April 15 due to the coronavirus threat even as standardized tests were called off and online learning continues.