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Department of Financial Services COVID-19 Activity Update


For Immediate Release: Wednesday, April 8, 2020
Contact: Office of Communications,, 850.413.2842
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, the Florida Department of Financial Services (DFS) provided new updates on Department activities regarding COVID-19.
• The CFO held a call with Florida Fire Chiefs statewide to receive updates on ongoing COVID-19 response from first responders including access to workers’ compensation coverage and Personal Protection Equipment (PPE).
• The CFO spoke to State Board of Administration (SBA) Executive Director Ash Williams.
• The CFO spoke with Division of Bond Finance Director Ben Watkins.
• The CFO held a call with the Department's Division of Treasury regarding COVID-19 response.
About CFO Jimmy Patronis 
Chief Financial Officer and State Fire Marshal Jimmy Patronis is a statewide elected official and a member of Florida’s Cabinet who oversees the Department of Financial Services. CFO Patronis works each day to fight insurance fraud, support Florida’s firefighters, and ensure the state’s finances are stable to support economic growth in the state. Follow the activities of the Department on Facebook (FLDFS) and Twitter (@FLDFS).