Governor DeSantis' Executive Order 20-91 requires all persons in Florida to limit their movements and personal interactions outside of their home to only those necessary to obtain or provide essential services or conduct essential activities. This order went into effect at 12:01 a.m. Friday, April 3, and expires April 30.

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Florida Ombudsman Program Reference Numbers

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The Florida Ombudsman Program, which advocates for quality long-term care, provides these common agency numbers for reference:


Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) --- 1-888-419-3456

Department of Children and Families/Adult Protective Services (DCF/APS) --- 1-800-962-2873

Elder Helpline, SHINE, and Local Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC)/AREA Agency on Aging (AAA) --- 1-800-963-5337

Medicare --- 1-800-MEDICARE (633-4227)

Medicaid --- 1-800-226-2316

Legal Aid of Manasota (local low-income legal aid) --- 941-366-0038

Disability Rights Florida (formerly Advocacy for Persons with Disabilities) --- 1-800-342-0823

Social Security Administration --- 1-800-772-1213

Department of Veterans Affairs --- 1-800-827-1000