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Gov. DeSantis announces 'One Goal One Florida' Initiative, urges Floridians to work together to fight COVID-19

Posted at 10:50 AM, Jul 31, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-31 11:03:55-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — Friday, Governor Ron DeSantis announced One Goal One Florida, an initiative to unite Floridians and urge them to work together in the fight against COVID-19.

“COVID-19 has been a significant challenge for all Floridians but I’m 100% confident we can, and will, overcome this challenge,” said Governor DeSantis. “To that end, I’m asking all Floridians to join me in this important effort – One Goal One Florida.”

As part of the initiative, DeSantis is asking Floridians to follow these four guidelines:

  1. Protect the vulnerable, including the elderly and those with underlying medical conditions.
  2. Practice proper hygiene, including washing your hands.
  3. Practice social distancing by avoiding closed spaces and crowded places.
  4. Wear a mask if you are in close contact with others.

You can watch DeSantis' full video announcement below:

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