The Bay Area Manufacturers Association will continue to support manufacturers and promote economic development in the Tampa Bay Region through this COVID-19 crisis. BAMA will provide a forum to exchange ideas and share best practice information with our members through webinars, emails and online links. We are not experts in most of the topics below but we have a network of experts we can rely on to provide you with the most accurate and updated information possible.
Governor DeSantis signs Executive Order 20 91, “Essential Services and Activities During COVID 19 Emergency”
On April 1, Governor DeSantis signed Executive Order 20-91, “Essential Services and Activities During COVID-19 Emergency” which provides for the designation of “essential” services as detailed by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in its Guidance on the Essential Critical Infrastructure Workforce, v.2 (March 28, 2020).
Read the Executive Order (see Section 2 A) here which becomes effective on April 3.
Read the referenced DHS Guidance here.
This order provides the necessary and broad authority for manufacturers, as designated in the DHS Guidance, to present to local governments and, in some cases, customers as a basis for continuation of their production operations.
If your company has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic visit our Disaster Recovery and Readiness site for news and resources to help you manage the crisis. You may also contact us for assistance through our FloridaMakes Business Advisor, Paula DeLuca, firstname.lastname@example.org.