Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis issued a statewide “Safer at Home” Executive Order (EO), which will begin at 12:01 a.m. on April 3 and, unless extended, will expire on April 30.
This “Safer at Home” declaration orders all people in Florida to limit their movements and personal interactions to only those necessary to obtain or provide essential services or conduct essential activities.
Gov. DeSantis’ order states “Essential Services” includes the list detailed by the US Department of Homeland Security in its Guidance on the Essential Critical Infrastructure Workforce, which includes a FOOD AND AGRICULTURE section. This includes farmers, farm workers, support service workers, and their supplier employees to include those engaged in producing and harvesting field crops.
For more information, see the State of Florida release.