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Amid stay-at-home order, find out if Orange County considers your job essential

Stay-at-home order starts at 11 p.m. Thursday

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – Officials on Tuesday posted a list of jobs falling under the category of essential businesses once the Orange County stay-at-home order begins.

The order starts at 11 p.m. Thursday and will last for two weeks.

Here is a list of jobs the county lists as an essential business:

  • Healthcare providers
  • Grocery store employees
  • Food cultivation
  • Any business to provide food, shelter, social services and necessities of life
  • Hotels and motels
  • Media
  • Gas stations
  • Auto-supply, auto-repair, towing companies
  • Banks and other financial institutions
  • Hardware stores
  • Licensed contractors
  • Businesses providing mailing and shipping services
  • Laundromats and dry cleaners
  • Restaurants to offer a pickup option or delivery
  • Schools providing free food services to students
  • Businesses that supply office products needed for anyone who works from home
  • Any business selling medical equipment and supply providers
  • Businesses shipping groceries or goods to residences
  • Airlines
  • Taxis
  • Bus employees
  • Home-based care for seniors adults or children
  • Assisted living facilities and nursing homes
  • Legal services
  • Landscape and pool care business
  • Childcare facilities
  • Businesses operating at an airport or government facility
  • Pet supply stores
  • Logistics providers
  • Telecommunications providers
  • Providers of propane or natural gas
  • Construction sites
  • Architectural, engineering and land surveying services
  • Factories and plants
  • Waste management services
  • Businesses interacting with customers solely through electronic or telephonic means
  • Businesses delivering products through mail

For more specifics whether a certain job falls under the categories listed above, click on this link.

[RELATED: Orange County mayor issues stay-at-home order in response to coronavirus pandemic]

There have been 50 cases of coronavirus in Orange County, according to the department of health.

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