If you are seeking medical attention due to being symptomatic, having traveled to one of the countries listed by the CDC on their advisory, or have been in close contact with someone who has traveled to one of these countries in the last 14 days, call the Broward County Hotline at 954-357-9500, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., 7 days a week.

For any other questions related to COVID-19 in Florida, visit or please contact the state’s dedicated COVID-19 Call Center by calling (866) 779-6121. The Call Center is available 24 hours per day. Inquiries may also be emailed to

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PIOThe Public Information Officer (PIO) is responsible for disseminating information to the public in regards to all aspects of the Fire Department including but not limited to Emergency calls, evacuations, natural disasters and special events.

The main medium for getting information out to the public are the broadcast and print media.

The PIO is generally seen on TV or in the newspaper giving information about an emergency or public service that has or will be occurring in the city. All Fire Department news and information will be released to the media through the PIO.


Captain Gonzalez is on-call 24 hours a day to answer calls from the media as the need arises. For all media and public inquiries, Captain Gonzalez can be reached via email.