Things To Know

Beaches are Open 
-  The beaches of Nassau County and City of Fernandina Beach are open.  Please refer to Executive Order #6 and Executive Order #7 for full details

Effective immediately, Governor DeSantis announced Florida is in Phase 3 of Florida's Safe, Smart, Step-by-Step Plan for Recovery
-  No COVID-19 emergency ordinace may prevent an individual from working or operating a business.
-  No occupancy limitations for restaurants. 
-  No collection of fines and penalties associated with COVID-19 enforced on individuals

Please refer to Executive Order 20-244 for details.  

Vacation Rentals are Open
Vacation rentals are open and welcoming guests with the following restrictions.  See full copies of Nassau County Executive Orders here.
-  Ten (10) person occupancy cap
- Reservations from International Travelers shall not be accepted, nor booking accepted
- In the event the Governor issues subsequent Orders addressing vacation rentals and/or "hot spots", those restrictions will be incorporated into the local Order.  

-  Specific cleaning protocols for Vacation Rentals are also in effect:
          >  Units shall not be rented for at least a six (6) hour time period between guests to allow for cleaning and inspection of the unit
          >  Diluted household bleach solutions, cleaning products with at least 70% alcohol and certified cleaners that are CDC compliant shall be used
          >  Employees, including housekeeping personnel, shall wear masks and gloves for cleaning and for public interactions
          >  Cleaning inspections separate from the cleaning personnel shall be utilized to inspect the cleaning of each unit by inspectors wearing
              gloves and masks
          >  All employees shall have a wellness check upon arrival.  Staff members who have a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not
              be permitted to work
          >  Hand sanitizer shall be provided in all common areas like lobbies, pool decks, elevators and in rooms


List of Executive Orders:
State of Florida Executive Orders 
Nassau County Executive Orders


Additional Resources:

Visit Florida - for updates on statewide restrictions and/or closures, see here
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Florida Department of Health
World Health Organization
Nassau County Emergency Management
Nassau County Health Department, 904-875-6100
Nassau County 
City of Fernandina Beach

What if I have an emergency or need medical attention?
For more information on medical services and pharmacies see our Safety and Emergency listing HERE.

Located just off the coast of northeast Florida, Amelia Island is easy to reach, but hard to forget. With 13 miles of beautiful beaches, abundant native wildlife, and pristine waters, this barrier island has long been a beloved destination for visitors and residents alike.