Indian River County Officials Ask Residents to Stay Home

Coronavirus update for Sebastian, Florida.
Coronavirus update for Sebastian, Florida.

The Florida Department of Health in Indian River County (DOH-Indian River) is responding to COVID-19.

“In an effort to keep Indian River County residents and visitors safe, the Florida Department of Health in Indian River County is urging people to stay home and avoid non-essential trips to prevent the further spread of COVID-19,” a spokesperson told Sebastian Daily.

There are 8 cases confirmed in Indian River County.

All beaches in Indian River County are now closed as of tonight.

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About Andy Hodges
Andy Hodges was born in Annapolis, Maryland. When he was age 9, his parents moved to Jupiter, Florida. Andy spent several years at various radio & television stations in Florida such as WLIZ, WFLX-FOX 29, WIRK, WIXI, WKSY, WRMF, and WJNO to name a few. In 1994, Andy made a career change to computer programming and worked for several technology companies (two are Fortune 500) in Atlanta, Georgia. However, Andy returned to Florida and settled in the small town of Sebastian in 2002. In 2005, he returned to the broadcasting news sector and eventually joined our news team in 2016 as editor in chief. Andy's family has lived in Sebastian for more than 45 years.