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Florida Department of Health has a new COVID-19 community action survey

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Posted at 4:18 PM, Apr 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-03 16:05:51-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — On Thursday, the Florida Department of Health announced a new tool designed to aid Florida as the state continues to fight the spread of COVID-19.

FDOH is asking all Florida residents to take part in a new community action survey, StrongerThanC-19 to help slow the spread of coronavirus in Florida.

“In addition to helping our state better identify and predict coronavirus trends in Florida, the StrongerThanC-19 community action survey will also guide users through the next ‘STEPS’ of preparedness and prevention measures," Governor Ron DeSantis said. "This will serve as another crucial instrument in helping to reinforce Florida’s ongoing efforts to fight the spread of COVID-19 across the state.”

“We are asking residents to take two minutes out of their day to take the StrongerThanC-19 community action survey and answer the brief series of questions provided.," said Scott Rivkees, Florida Surgeon General. "The responses will be used to help the Department improve the distribution of resources to support healthcare and other initiatives across the state.”

Survey questions that range from age and residency, to recent travel, to potential COVID-19 contact, it is NOT a symptom checker designed to dispense medical advice.

The StrongerThanC-19 survey is free to use and can be accessed by visiting: www.StrongerThanC19.com.

To find the most up-to-date information and guidance on COVID-19, please visit the Department of Health’s COVID-19 webpage. For information and advisories from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), please visit the CDC COVID-19 website.

For any other questions related to COVID-19 in Florida, please contact the Department’s dedicated COVID-19 Call Center by calling 1-(866) 779-6121. The Call Center is available 24 hours per day.

Inquiries may also be emailed to COVID-19@flhealth.gov.