FDLE Actions in Responding to COVID-19


April 2020

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – FDLE has taken the following actions statewide to respond to COVID-19:

  • FDLE and ESF-16 partners are working with the Florida Sheriffs Association and Police Chief’s Association to provide support for FHP at all screening points.
  • FDLE is working with our ESF-16 partners on a contingency plan for an ESF-16 backup team to be stationed outside the EOC if this becomes necessary.
  • FDLE coordinated with state logistics on providing sheltering at the I-10 and I-95 screening locations.
  • FDLE is leading the statewide coordination of law enforcement through the Florida Sheriffs Association and the Florida Police Chiefs Association for airport security screening in support of the Department of Health and Fla. National Guard.
  • FDLE is coordinating with our ESF 16 partners on a variety of law enforcement missions statewide including traffic control for test collection sites.
  • FDLE worked with FHP, DOH and DOT to open a screening points on I-10 Eastbound and I-95 Southbound.