National Health Info
- CDC (Centers for Disease Control & Prevention) - latest updates
- Interactive Map from Johns Hopkins University showing coronavirus spread
Local Health and Medical Resources
Florida Department of Health COVID-19 Data and Surveillance Dashboard
Martin County strongly recommends persons to wear face coverings in public places:
Indoor Public Places, Businesses and Establishments – Face coverings are strongly encouraged to be worn by all persons, while obtaining or providing any goods or services or otherwise visiting or working in any indoor public places, businesses or establishments.
Outdoor Public Places, Businesses and Establishments – Face coverings are strongly encouraged to be worn by all persons, while obtaining or providing any goods or services or otherwise visiting or working in any outdoor public places, businesses or establishments where social distancing in accordance with CDC guidelines is not possible and/or not being practiced.
Restaurants and Food Service Establishments – Face coverings are strongly encouraged to be worn by all persons in restaurants and food service establishments whether indoors or outdoors except when actively consuming food or beverages.
County and Municipal Governmental Facilities – All persons accessing governmental buildings for the purposes of conducting public business, visitation, contracting and maintenance, delivery or any other activity requiring a presence in a governmental building are required to wear face coverings at all times while present in the building. Governmental buildings shall mean any Martin County or municipal-owned and operated buildings, including, but not limited to, office buildings, fire rescue stations, service centers, recreational facilities, and libraries.
Martin County Drive-Up and Walk-Up COVID-19 Testing for County Residents. Click here for details and information.
Martin County is pleased to partner with the Florida Department of Health and other community partners, in offering a series of free drive-thru and walk-up COVID-19 testing events. Patients who meet the criteria for COVID-19 testing will be given an appointment and directed to the testing location. Anyone over the age of 16 who has a fever and respiratory illness (such as cough, runny nose, sneezing) or any patient with a fever and gastrointestinal illness (such as diarrhea, vomiting) is eligible for testing. When patients arrive at the drive-through, they will first have their temperature taken. Patients who do not have a fever will NOT be tested. Testing will continue as long as supplies last each day.
Volunteers in Medicine (VIM) Clinic. VIM is a free health care clinic for low-income adults who live in Martin County. They are at 417 SE Balboa Avenue in Stuart and currently open and serving patients. with critical care needs. VIM Clinic staff is also supporting all patients via telephone and telehealth for consultations and ensuring they have adequate supplies of their medications. Eligibility screeners are available to answer questions and provide assistance to those who are interested in becoming patients. Forms and detailed information can be found on the VIM Clinic website.
Mental Health & Wellness
CDC - "The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic may be stressful for people. Fear and anxiety about a new disease and what could happen can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children. Public health actions, such as social distancing, can make people feel isolated and lonely and can increase stress and anxiety. However, these actions are necessary to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Coping with stress in a healthy way will make you, the people you care about, and your community stronger." To read about how to cope with stress during these challenging times click here.
Rehab Spot - The battle against addiction is still being fought during the spread of Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19). However, you don’t have to go through this alone. Rehabilitation centers are still open, providing essential treatment for people in need. Click here to find out more information about treatment options.
Better Help - For affordable online counseling options, click here.
Social Work License Map - 60 Digital Resources for Mental Health.
New Horizons of the Treasure Coast - Local Community Mental Health, Primary Care, and Substance Abuse Services Provider.
Tykes & Teens - Provides all children with high-quality counseling and mental health services, regardless of financial status, that live in Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River, and Okeechobee counties. Click here for more information.