Coronavirus Information

The City of Apopka is closely following updates from the Florida Department of Health and the CDC regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19). It is important for the health of the community to prevent the spread of this virus. 

City of Apopka COVID-19 Information:

Please visit our YouTube Channel for our video updates and recent meetings. 

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  1. COVID-19 Information for the City of Apopka

    The City of Apopka is closely monitoring CDC and Florida Department of Health reports on Coronavirus (COVID-19). Read On...
  2. Orange County Executive Order Number 2020-25: Required Face Covering

    On June 24, 2020 Orange County issued an Emergency Executive Order regarding an update on COVID-19 and Required Face Masks. Read On...
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General Guidelines:

  • Practicing social distancing
  • Wear Face Covering
  • Referring anyone with a question regarding symptoms to call AdventHealth’s Coronavirus Information Line, 1-877-VIRUSHQ (1-877-847-8747), which is staffed 24 hours a day to answer questions relating to COVID-19

Symptom Chart for Coronavirus (COVID-19), Cold, Flu, or Seasonal Allergies

SymptomsCoronavirus* (Covid-19) Symptoms range from mild to severeCold (Gradual onset of symptoms)Flu (Abrupt onset of symptoms)Seasonal Allergies (Abrupt onset of symptoms)
Length of Symptoms
7 to 25 daysLess than 14 days7 to 14 daysSeveral Weeks
(usually dry)
Common (Mild)Common
(usually dry)
(usually dry unless it triggers asthma)
Shortness of breathSometimesNo**No**No**
Runny or stuffy noseRareCommonSometimesCommon
Sore throatSometimesCommonSometimesSometimes
(usually mild)
FeverCommonShort fever periodCommonNo
Feeling tired and weakSometimesSometimesCommonSometimes
HeadachesSometimesRareCommonSometimes (related to sinus pain)
Body Aches and PainsSometimesCommonCommonNo
DiarrheaSometimesNoSometimes for childrenNo
Chills and Repeated ShakingSometimesNoSometimesNo
Loss of taste or smellSometimesRareRareRare
Symptom Chart for Coronavirus versus Cold versus Flu versus Seasonal Allergies

* Information is still evolving. **Allergies, colds, and flus can all trigger asthma, which can lead to shortness of breath. COVID-19 is the only one associated with shortness of breath on its own. Sources: Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, World Health Organization, Center for Disease Control and Prevention.

Thank you for your continued cooperation in helping to ensure we follow best practices to keep the City of Apopka healthy as we navigate this complex situation together.

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