Port Canaveral Conducting Normal Operations, Continue to Monitor Developing COVID-19 Situation Closely
By Space Coast Daily // March 11, 2020
Port Canaveral has refined operational tactics
BREVARD COUNTY • PORT CANAVERAL, FLORIDA – Port Canaveral officials said on Tuesday that they are working closely with cruise partners on contingency plans with operational alternatives, should the need arise.
“We are also maintaining regular communication with federal and state authorities, including the Centers for Disease Control, U.S. Coast Guard and Florida Department of Health, to make sure our policies and procedures meet or exceed their guidelines for virus spread prevention, containment and mitigation,” said Port Canaveral officials.
A Port Canaveral spokesperson said that officials have further refined its operational tactics to ensure preparedness as situations may evolve, including increasing the scale and frequency of environmental cleaning and disinfecting with an EPA registered, hospital-grade disinfectant at all cruise terminals, Port buildings common areas and public areas.
“The port is prepared to navigate through these challenging circumstances with the safety and well-being of our extended community at the forefront of our efforts,” said port officials.
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