Congressman Ted Yoho

Representing the 3rd District of Florida
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COVID-19 Resources for the 3rd Congressional District

Constituent Resources – COVID-19

The COVID-19 Call Center is available 24/7 | 1 (866) 779-6121 | COVID-19@flhealth.gov

 

Governor DeSantis Plan to Reopen Florida:

Safe.Smart. Step-by-Step. Plan for Florida's Recovery
 

 

Health Resources

CDC:

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/if-you-are-sick/steps-when-sick.html

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/communication/factsheets.html

  • This link leads to the CDC’s listings of factsheets about COVID-19 and other diseases. These factsheets list facts about the disease, what you need to know, what you need to do when you get sick, etc. These sheets are provided in English, Spanish, and Simplified Chinese.

Florida Department of Health:

What you need to know now about COVID-19 in Florida

Adults 65 and older and those with underlying medical conditions like heart disease, diabetes and lung disease are more likely to develop serious illness. Here’s what you can do right now.
 

 

Important information from Federal/ State Government

U.S. Department of State- Coronavirus Guidance to U.S. Citizens:

Please be sure to check the Department’s COVID-19 Specific Country Information page for the most up-to-date information prior to making any travel arrangements.

 

U.S. Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service:

Economic impact payments: What you need to know

The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service today announced that distribution of economic impact payments will begin in the next three weeks and will be distributed automatically, with no action required for most people. However, some seniors and others who typically do not file returns will need to submit a simple tax return to receive the stimulus payment.

Update:
 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document on the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP):

https://home.treasury.gov/system/files/136/Paycheck-Protection-Program-Frequenty-Asked-Questions.pdf

Treasury’s one-stop for assistance to small businesses, nonprofits, veterans organizations, and tribal businesses—as well as to certain self-employed folks and independent contractors:

Small Business Administration:

 

USDA:

CFAP - Corona Food Agriculture Program

Starting today, farmers and ranchers whose operations have been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic can apply for direct financial relief through the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program.

The application can be found here: https://bit.ly/3edqVTA

and will also be available on this website: https://www.farmers.gov/cfap.

See the below guide, courtesy of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, for more information about the program and how it's meant to provide assistance to producers of agricultural commodities who have seen financial losses because of the pandemic: https://bit.ly/2X2BUcy

 

Florida Department of Economic Opportunity: Florida Jobs

View Reemployment Assistance COVID-19  Frequently Asked Questions
 

 

 
 
 

County Health Departments

Alachua County Health Department:

(352) 334-7900

 

Clay County Health Department:

(904) 529-2800 or (904) 272-3177

ClayCHDWeb@flhealth.gov

 

Union County Health Department:

(386) 496-3211

HealthyUnion@flhealth.gov

 

Bradford County Health Department

(904) 964-7732

HealthyBradford@flhealth.gov

 

Putnam County Health Department

(386) 326-3200 or (800) 440-0420

chd54webmaster@flhealth.gov

 

 

 

Important State and Local Numbers

 

Office of Governor DeSantis:

(850) 488-7146

 

Alachua County Commission:

(352) 264-6900

 

Clay County Commission:

(904) 269-6394

 

Union County Commission:

(386) 496-4241

 

Bradford County Commission:

(904) 966-6339

 

Putnam County Commission:

(386) 329-0205

 

 

List of restaurants/cafes that continue to offer services in the Gainesville area
(Many offer free or reduced price delivery in addition to carryout options)
 

Afternoon: 231 NW 10th Ave., open normal hours for carryout. 727-7604

Alpin Beer + Wine Bistro: 15 SW Second St., carryout lunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. 204-2873

Amelia’s Fine Italian Cuisine: 235 S Main St., open normal hours with limited dine-in service, carryout and delivery. 373-1919

Bev’s Burger Cafe: 8732 N U.S. Highway 441, High Springs, open normal hours with limited dine-in service and carryout. 386-454-9434

Carrabba’s: 3021 SW 34th St., open 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. with limited dine-in service and carryout, including catered family meals. 692-0083

Cedar River Seafood: 5141 NW 43rd St, Suite 101, open normal hours for limited dine-in service and carryout. 371-4848

Charcoal Grill: 7249 NW Fourth Blvd., open normal hours for carryout and delivery. 225-8192

Cheesecake Factory: 2851 SW 35th Drive, open normal hours for carryout and delivery. 377-7572

Chuy’s: 3410 SW Archer Road, open 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily for dine in and carryout. 373-2489

Cilantro Tacos: 12921 SW First Road, Suite 103, Newberry, open normal hours for carryout. 472-1300

Civilization: 1511 NW Second St., open 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. for carryout. 380-0544.

Conestogas Restaurant: 14920 Main St., Alachua, open normal hours with limited dine-in service. 386-462-1294

Crane Ramen: 16 SW First St., open normal hours for carryout and delivery. 727-7422

Dave’s New York Deli: 12921 SW First Road Suite 105 (Tioga Town Center) open Monday-Saturday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. with limited dine-in seating, carryout and delivery. 333-0291

Dos Mamas Catering Kitchen: 3315 N. Main Terrace, cash only, serving boxed lunches with a drink, Monday through Wednesday from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. 505-0369

Embers Wood Grill/Spark at Embers: 3545 SW 34th St. A, open with limited dine-in seating, carryout and delivery. 380-0901

The Great Outdoors Restaurant: 65 N. Main St., High Springs, open normal hours with limited dine-in service. 386-454-1288

Headwaters: 23352 U.S. Highway 27 Suite 50, High Springs, open 12-8 p.m. for carryout. 386-454-2437

Kabab House: 2022 SW 34th St., open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. (closed Tuesdays) with limited dine-in seating and carryout. 310-8311

Leonardo’s 706: 706 W. University Ave., dinner from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., closed Tuesday. Sunday, brunch from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., dinner, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. 378-2001

Leonardo’s of Millhopper: 4131 NW 16th Blvd., open 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. for dine in and dine-in seating and carryout past 9 p.m. 376-2001

Linda Vista: 7070 SW Archer Road, open normal hours with limited dine-in seating and carryout. 377-7866

Loosey’s Downtown: 120 SW First Ave., open 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. with limited dine-in seating and carryout. 672-6465

Mac’s Drive-Thru: 129 NW Tenth Ave., open normal hours. Accepts cash only.

Main Street Pie Company: 14933 Main St., Alachua, open 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. for lunch, 4-7 p.m. for dinner including limited dine-in seating and carryout. 386-462-0661

Maple Street Biscuit Company: 3904 SW Archer Road (Butler Town Center) and 140 SW 128th St. Building 5 Suite D (Tioga Town Center), open for curbside pickup. 872-5670 (Butler), 363-6060 (Tioga)

Maude’s: 101 SE 2nd Place, open Monday-Friday 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. and weekend 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. with limited dine-in service and carryout. 336-9646

Mi Apá Latin Cafe: 114 SW 34th St., open 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. for carryout and drive-through orders. 376-7020

Mildred’s Big City Food: 3445 W. University Ave., open normal hours with limited dine-in service. 371-1711

Metro Diner: 2130 SW 34th St., open normal hours for carryout and delivery. 353-2889

MOJO Hogtown Bar-B-Que: 12 SE Second Ave., open normal hours for carryout and delivery. 727-7871

Northwest Grille: 5115 NW 39th Ave., open 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. with limited dine-in service and carryout. 376-0500

Northwest Seafood Tioga: 13005 SW 1 Road, Suite 135, Newberry, open 2-6:30 p.m. for carryout. 333-3298

Paramount Grill: 12 SW First Ave. open normal hours with limited dine-in service, carryout and delivery. 378-3398

Pepperoni’s Pizzeria: 19975 NW 244th St., Suite 10, High Springs, open normal hours. 386-454-3858

Pizza in the Neighbor Hood: 14212 NW 154th Ave., Alachua, open Tuesday-Saturday until 8 p.m. with limited dine-in service, carryout and delivery. 386-518-5656

PDQ: 3403 W. University Ave., open 10:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. with limited dine-in service, carryout and delivery. 353-0100

P.F. Chang’s: 3597 SW 32nd Court, Suite 10, open normal hours for carryout and delivery. 570-7785

Pollo Tropical: 3900 SW Archer Road, open for carryout and drive-through orders. 373-6550

Pomodoro Cafe: 9200 NW 39th Ave., Suite 100, open 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. with limited dine-in seating, carryout and delivery. 380-9886

Public & General: 1000 NE 16th Ave., open for lunch and dinner with limited dine-in service and carryout. 745-7358

Red Lobster: 6910 W. Newberry Road, open normal hours for carryout and delivery. 331-2670

Ruby Tuesday: 6329 W Newberry Road (Oaks Mall), open Monday-Saturday 12-8 p.m. and Sunday 12-7 p.m. for carryout and delivery. 331-0033

Sam’s Pizza & Subs: 8213 High Springs Main St., High Springs, open normal hours. 386-454-5151

Sandy’s Place: 5001 NW 34th Blvd., Suite G, open 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. for carryout and delivery. 367-9993

Satchel’s: 1800 NE 23rd Ave., open 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. normal business days with limited dine-in seating, carryout and delivery. 335-7272

Spins: 23677 W. U.S. Highway 27, High Springs, open 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. for carryout and delivery. 706-840-2734

Taco Del Mar: 8181 NW 39th Ave., open 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily with limited dine-in service, carryout and delivery. 872-5129

Top Hog BBQ: 14128 W Newberry Road, Newberry, open 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily with limited dine-in service, online ordering, catering and take out. 331-6035

Tup Tim Thai: 1232 W. University Ave., open with limited dine-in service, carryout and delivery. 554-5541

Volcanic Sushi + Sake: 5141 SW 91st Way, Suite I-101 (Haile Village Center) and 5200 NW 43rd St., Suite 509 (Hunter’s Crossing), open 12-8 p.m. with limited dine-in service, carryout and delivery. 363-6226 (Haile), 727-7777 (Hunter’s)

World of Beer: 140 SW 128th St. Suite B, Newberry (Tioga) and 3265 SW 34th St., Gainesville open 12-9 p.m. with with limited dine-in service and carryout. 727-4714 (Tioga), 559-8775 (Gainesville)

Wyatt’s Coffee: 202 SE Second Ave., open 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. for carryout. 519-5818

4 Rivers Smokehouse: 3262 SW 35th Blvd., open normal hours for carryout and delivery. 844-474-8377

43rd Street Deli: 3483 SW Williston Road and 4401 NW 25th Place Suite C, open 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. with limited dine-in service, carryout and delivery.

 

Want to help?

  1. Junior League, at 430 N. Main St., through March 23-April 3, on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4-6 p.m.

 

  1. Catholic Charities, at 1701 NE Ninth St., from March 23-27, from 8:30 a.m. through 4 p.m.

 

  1. SWAG Community Center, at 807 SW 64th Terrace, March 23-26, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and on March 27 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

 

  1. United Way of North Central Florida, at 6031 NW First Place, on March 23-27 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

 

 

 

 

Law Enforcement

 

 

Alachua County:

Alachua County Sheriff’s Office

2621 SE Hawthorne Rd, Gainesville, FL 32641

(352) 955-1818 or (866) 273-5910

https://acso.us/contact-us/

 

Gainesville Police Department

545 NW 8th Ave, Gainesville FL 32601

(352) 393-7500 or (352) 955-1818 ß Non-Emergency Dispatch Number

http://www.gainesvillepd.org/Contact-Us

 

University of Florida Police Department

1515 Museum Rd., Gainesville, FL 32612

(352) 392-1111

https://police.ufl.edu/contact/contact-upd/

 

Alachua Police Department

15000 NW 142 Terrace, Alachua, FL 32615

(386) 462-1396

http://cityofalachua.com/index.php/police-department

 

High Springs Police Department

110 NW 2nd Ave, High Springs, FL 32643

(386) 454-1415

https://highsprings.us/police-department/

 

Newberry Police Department

1507 Nance St, Newberry, SC 29108

(803) 321-1010

https://www.cityofnewberry.com/city-services/police-department

 

Clay County:

 

Clay County Sheriff’s Office

901 N Orange Ave, Green Cove Springs, FL 32043

(904) 264-6512 or (904) 284-7575

https://www.claysheriff.com/resources/contact-us/

 

Green Cove Springs Police Department

1001 Idlewild Ave, Green Cove Springs, FL 32043

(904) 297-7300

https://www.greencovesprings.com/departments/Police

 

Putnam County:

 

Putnam County Sheriff’s Office

130 Orie Griffin Blvd, Palatka, FL 32177

(386) 329-0800

https://www.putnamsherifffl.com/

 

Crescent City Police Department

3 Summit St, Crescent City, FL 32112

(386) 698-1211

https://crescentcity.org/police.html

 

Palatka Police Department

110 N 11th St, Palatka, FL 32177

(386) 329-0115

https://www.palatka-fl.gov/231/Police-Department

 

Interlachen Police Department

101 N Manitoba Ave, Interlachen, FL 32148

(386) 684-2164

https://www.interlachen-fl.gov/police-department/

 

Welaka Town Police Chief

400 4th Ave, Welaka, FL 32193

(386) 467-2303

https://www.welaka-fl.gov/police

 

Bradford County:

 

Braford County Sheriff’s Office

945 N Temple Ave B, Starke, FL 32091

(904) 966-2276

info@bradfordsheriff.org

 

Starke Police Department

830 Edwards Rd, Starke, FL 32091

(904) 964-5400

https://www.cityofstarke.org/police-department/

 

Lawtey Police Department

2793 Lake St, Lawtey, FL 32058

(904) 782-3751

http://www.lawteypolice.org/

 

Union County:

 

Union County Sheriff’s Office

1654, 55 W Main St # 102, Lake Butler, FL 32054

(386) 496-2501

http://www.unionsheriff.us/

 

 

 

Academic Resources

 

 

Alachua County:

 

University of Florida

Gainesville, FL 32611

(352) 392-3261

Website: https://www.ufl.edu/

Contact: https://admissions.ufl.edu/staff

 

Santa Fe College

3000 NW 83rd St, Gainesville, FL 32606

(352) 395-5000

https://www.sfcollege.edu/

 

Alachua County Public Schools

620 E. University Avenue Gainesville, FL 32607

(352) 955-7300

https://www.sbac.edu/

 

 

Clay County:

 

St. John’s River State College

283 College Dr, Orange Park, FL 32065

(904) 276-6800

http://sjrstate.edu/

 

Clay County District Schools

900 Walnut Street Green Cove Springs, FL 32043

(904) 336-6536

https://www.oneclay.net/

 

Putnam County:
 

Putnam County School District

200 Reid Street Palatka, Fl 32177

(386) 329-0554

http://putnamschools.org/

 

Braford County:

 

Bradford County Schools

501 W Washington St, Starke, FL 32091

(904) 966-6860

https://www.bradfordschools.org/

 

Union County:

 

Union County School District

55 SW 6th St. Lake Butler, FL 32054

(352) 448-5051

http://union1.schooldesk.net/

 

 

 

Homeless Shelters and Food Pantries

 

 

Alachua County:

 

https://www.homelessshelterdirectory.org/cgi-bin/id/city.cgi?city=Alachua&state=FL

 

Gainesville Area:

 

St Francis House

413 S Main St, Gainesville, FL 32601

(352) 378-9079

 

GRACE Marketplace

3055 NE 28th Ave, Gainesville, FL 32609

(352) 792-0800

 

Gainesville Community Ministry

238 SW 4th Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601

(352) 372-8162

 

Clay County:

 

https://www.shelterlistings.org/county/fl-clay-county.html

 

 

Putnam County:

 

https://www.shelterlistings.org/county/fl-putnam-county.html

 

Braford County:

 

https://www.homelessshelterdirectory.org/cgi-bin/id/city.cgi?city=Towanda&state=PA

 

Union County:

https://www.shelterlistings.org/county/fl-union-county.html

 

Aid-for Students

University of Florida

https://www.sfa.ufl.edu/pub/other/AidAGatorApplication.pdf

 

Library expands e-book access:

 

 www.aclib.us/OverDriv

 

Gainesville Transportation Information

 go-rts.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

More on COVID-19 Resources for the 3rd Congressional District

Apr 28, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Rep. Ted S. Yoho, DVM (R-FL), joined Rep. Ami Bera, M.D. (D-CA), both members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, to lead a bipartisan virtual Special Order to highlight the importance of U.S. global leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic. Below are Rep. Yoho’s remarks as submitted.

 

Apr 7, 2020 In The News

 

Mar 26, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressmen Ted S. Yoho (R-FL) and Darren Soto (D-FL) introduced the bipartisan American-Made Protection for Healthcare Workers and First Responders Act to ensure the United States builds its stockpile of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). This bill is a House companion bill to Senator Rick Scott’s introduced in the Senate with the same title.