TO:                 Members of the Press

FROM:           Fredrick Piccolo Jr., Director of Communications, Governor Ron DeSantis

DATE:            November 11, 2020

RE:                  Executive Order 20-278 (Amending Executive Order 20-277, Emergency Management – Hurricane Eta)

Good afternoon:

Today, Governor Ron DeSantis issued Executive Order 20-278 regarding Hurricane Eta, which amends Executive Order 20-277 to include all of the following counties:

Alachua, Broward, Citrus, Collier, Dixie, Gilchrist, Hendry, Hernando, Hillsborough, Lee, Levy, Manatee, Marion, Martin, Miami-Dade, Monroe, Palm Beach, Pasco, Pinellas, Sarasota and Sumter Counties.

Governor DeSantis has also sent a letter to President Donald Trump requesting an Emergency Declaration for Hurricane Eta, which can be found HERE.

A copy of Executive Order 20-278 can be found HERE.


Fredrick Piccolo Jr.

Director of Communications

Governor Ron DeSantis



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