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Commissioner Weiss addresses the spread of Coronavirus 
Dear Constituents 
As I’m sure you’re all aware, the coronavirus also known as COVID-19 is continuing to spread throughout Palm Beach County, Florida, the United States and the world.

As the virus continues to spread a lot depends on you.

Our county currently has 8 people who have been diagnosed with the virus, statewide this number stands at 155. In all likelihood this number will continue to rise in the coming days, weeks and months.

It’s understandable if you are concerned or nervous.
I want you to know that I and our county administration take this issue very seriously and we are doing everything within our power to contain and slow the spread of the virus.

County staff, the sheriff, state attorney, fire rescue, emergency managers and area health officials regularly meet to coordinate and evaluate appropriate measures, working with local, state and federal agencies and the private sector to handle this in the best possible way.

We will inform you regularly about the measures we are taking.

At this point schools have been closed and most all public events have been canceled with a few exceptions.

The board meeting scheduled for Tuesday March 17 is taking place.
Tomorrow’s election will take place as scheduled.
Our county bus system PalmTran is still operating as is PalmTran connection.
County offices are open.
Our county libraries are open.
The courthouse is open though jury selection and jury trials have been suspended.
The landfill is open and trash will be picked up regularly.
County parks and beaches remain open until further notice.
Our county senior centers are open though they’ve taken precautions.

This might change as we continue to monitor and evaluate.
Again, we are doing everything to contain and slow the spread of the virus.
We are planning for the worst and hoping for the best.
Where we end up depends in large part on how you behave.
I’m asking for you to use common sense.

By now you should all be strict about handwashing, wiping down surfaces, covering your cough or sneeze with a tissue, not touching your face, not going to work sick and be serious about social distancing.

Social distancing means you should minimize in person contact. So stay at home when you can. Skip social gatherings. If you have to go out, maintain a six foot distance from others.
If you do this it will help contain and slow down the spread of the virus and this will save lives.

Lastly, I’m asking all of you to be kind to one another and to be good neighbors.
Though you may not be able to visit your friend in the hospital or your grandparents in the nursing home, you can call them or write them.

If you have an elderly neighbor or friend, offer to do groceries for them.
In times like this we need everyone, young and old, strong and vulnerable to be considerate and thoughtful and we will get through this together.

My office staff has compiled curated lists of useful sources ranging from essential phone numbers, to grocery delivery services, county, state and federal sources.

My office is here for you.

Find me on Facebook by looking for County Commissioner Gregg Weiss.
Email my office at or call us at 561-355-2202

Thank you

Palm Beach County Department of Health

For all your questions about the coronavirus also known as COVID-19 you can email the Florida Health Department at or call the COVID-19 call center that’s available 24/7:  1 (866) 779-6121

Palm Beach County Government

Palm Beach County offices and departments will be open Monday. County-operated libraries, parks, beaches, sports fields and courts, pools, golf courses, nature centers, and other recreation facilities remain open. Some county events have been cancelled, please check our website,, for the latest information.

Timeline of Actions by Palm Beach County

Division of Emergency Management

The Emergency Operations Center is currently at level II – Partial Activation. The partial activation means that selected county staff and partners will work from the EOC to support county operations dealing with COVID-19.

School District

For School Food Service Information:

Starting Monday, March 16, through Friday, March 20, School Food Services will be offering nutritionally-balanced 'Grab and Go' meals at 30 school locations* around the District. The meals will be distributed from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., and are FREE to anyone under 18 years of age (22 ESE), regardless of financial need. Students must be present in order to receive the meal.

For a list of the meal pick-up sites click here:
561-969-5840 - hotline open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office
General non-emergency number call: 561-688-3000
Emergency call: 911 

Supervisor of Elections

Find your Precinct for March 17 Municipal & Presidential Primary Elections
Find My Precinct:
My Status:
(561) 656-6200

Florida Department of Health

Number and types of COVID-19 cases in Florida

Center for Disease Control – CDC
En Español: Centro para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades
Encuentre aquí toda la información sobre el Coronavirus

The World Health Organization tracks cases worldwide 

Grocery Delivery Services

Many stores allow for grocery pick up or even deliver to your doorstep. Check out the links below: 

Walmart Grocery:

Have any ideas, suggestions, concerns?

Contact Us!

We are here to help you!
Administrative Assistants to Commissioner Gregg K. Weiss:

Niels Heimeriks
Constituent Issues

Office: 561-355-4966   Cell: 561-371-1089

Virginia Savietto 
Constituent Issues

Office: 561-355-2209   Cell: 561-324-9621

Paul Razza 
Scheduling & Constituent Issues

Office: 561-355-2202  

Email us as a group:

Contact PBC Commissioner Gregg Weiss, District 2 at:
301 N. Olive Avenue, 12th Floor
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Tel: 561-355-2202
Follow us on social media:
Facebook: @CountyCommissionerGreggWeiss
Twitter: @GreggPBC

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