ESCAMBIA COUNTY, Fla. (WKRG) – Florida law enforcement agencies set up checkpoints at the Alabama-Florida border.
On Friday, Governor Ron Desantis issued an executive order to keep people traveling from areas known to have a lot of COVID-19 cases out of the state.
At the checkpoint, tents are set up where occupants in passenger vehicles are asked questions. They are told to self-isolate for 14 days and are registered in a state database where health officials can follow up with them at a later date.
Commercial vehicles are not affected.
Also, increasingly concerned about the coronavirus crisis, Florida Keys government officials have established two traffic checkpoints at the top of the Keys that restrict non-residents’ inbound road access.
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