FERNANDINA BEACH, Fla. — Fernandina Beach will close at 5 p.m. Saturday until further notice, joining beaches across Florida that have shut down to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
City officials said violators will face legal penalties.
Other recreational facilities in the area are also closed or restricted:
- Central Park outdoor recreational facilities such as tennis, pickleball and all petanque courts are all closed
- Docks at the Marina are restricted to boat owners/occupants
- City Golf Course is closed as well as City restrooms
This is just one day after Duval County beaches were ordered to close Friday at 5 p.m.