Wellington is partnering with the United Way of Palm Beach County to distribute 1,000 meals-to-go to residents on Tuesday, April 7th at the Community Center. Read on...
Governor issues stay at home order
Governor Ron DeSantis has issued an executive order instructing residents across the state that unless they are engaged in “essential services” they need to “stay close to home.” Visit our Executive Orders page to read this and other emergency orders.
List of “essential” businesses
- Religious services in churches, synagogues, and houses of worship
- Recreational activities consistent with social distancing guidelines (walking, biking, hiking, fishing, hunting, running, swimming)
- Taking care of pets
- Caring for or otherwise assisting a loved one or friend
- Health care providers (hospitals, doctors’ and dentists’ offices, urgent care centers, clinics, rehabilitation facilities, physical therapists, mental health professionals, psychiatrists, therapists, pharmacies)
- Grocery stores, farmers’ markets, farm and produce stands, supermarkets, food banks, convenience stores
- Businesses that provide food, shelter, social services, and other necessities of life for economically disadvantaged or otherwise needy individuals
- Newspapers, television, radio, and other media services
- Gas stations
- Auto supply, auto repair, and related facilities
- Banks and related financial institutions
- Hardware stores
- Contractors and other tradesmen, appliance repair personnel, exterminators, and other service providers who provide services that are necessary to maintaining the safety, sanitation, and essential operation of residences and other structures
- Businesses providing mailing and shipping services, including post office boxes
- K-12 schools, public and private colleges and universities, trade schools, and technical colleges (distance learning only)
- Laundromats, dry cleaners, and laundry service providers
- Restaurants and other facilities that prepare and serve food (take-out and delivery only)
- Businesses that supply office products
- Airlines, taxis, and other private transportation providers providing transportation services via automobile, truck, bus, or train
- Home-based care for seniors, adults, or children
- Assisted living facilities, nursing homes, adult day care centers, and senior residential facilities
- Professional services, such as legal or accounting services
- Landscape and pool care businesses, including residential landscape and pool care services
- Child care facilities
- Businesses operating at any airport, seaport, or other government facility, including parks and government offices
- Pet supply stores
- Waste management services
Wellington is focused on the safety and well-being of its residents, businesses, and employees. Read On...
Wellington urges HOAs and Condo Associations to practice social distancing in their communities. Whether it be a public or neighborhood common area, all residents should stay at least six feet away from others and avoid groups of more than 10 people. Read On...
Wellington continues its commitment to protect the health and well-being of its residents as we navigate through this extraordinary situation with COVID-19. Things have moved quickly, and the pandemic is affecting our community in unprecedented ways. Read On...
- Our Call Centers (Village Hall 561-791-4000 & Senior Call Center 561-791-4796 ) are reserved for information about senior services; they are not intended to provide medical assistance. Please call your physician or the Florida Department of Health for health-related questions.
For information, situation updates, and the latest news about Coronavirus, please refer to the CDC’s designated Coronavirus webpage.
The Florida Department of Health has established a dedicated coronavirus call center at 1-866-779-6121 that is available 24 hours a day seven days a week, as well as a dedicated email address at COVIDfirstname.lastname@example.org which the public can use for questions or clarifications on issues related to the coronavirus.
If you feel you are experiencing signs and symptoms of COVID-19, contact the Palm Beach County Department of Health at 561-840-4500.