Florida Governor Lifts All Restrictions on Summer and Youth Camps

Gov. Ron DeSantis announced on Friday that all restrictions on summer and youth camps in Florida will be lifted, effective immediately.

“Our kids have been out of organized activities for a couple months now,” DeSantis said on Friday in Jacksonville. “We need to have a pathway to get it back.” The governor did say that the Florida Department of Health would likely post a list of best practices to its website and that local leadership will be allowed to make independent decisions.

“We believe that this makes sense based on the data and observed experience. We are not going to be instituting a lot of rules, or really any rules,” DeSantis said. “At the end of the day, we trust parents to be able to make decisions in conjunction with physicians.”



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