City of Mount Dora Continues to Open Operations Post COVID-19

Fifth Avenue in Mount Dora. Photo / Jared via Flikr

MOUNT DORA — Mount Dora Mayor Cathy Hoechst released a statement Wednesday updating residents on the current COVID-19 situation in Mount Dora.

In the statement, Hoechst announced plans for the Mount Dora High School graduation ceremony which is scheduled to be held on June 11 at 9 a.m. at Reninger’s Market.

In support of the Class of 2020 graduation, businesses throughout the city are decorating their locations with the Mount Dora Hurricanes colors.


Hoechst also stated that all restaurants and stores are now at 50% capacity. While restaurants and stores are now open, residents are asked to continue washing and sanitizing their hands frequently.

Face-masks are option in most places but are required in some facilities.

Other businesses such as bars, theaters, and entertainment facilities are still closed at this time, according to Hoechst.

Hoechst also stated that City Council members came to a decision to cancel the 4th of July parade and fireworks Freedom on the Waterfront celebration after a long discussion at Tuesday night’s council meeting.

Officials are exploring other options for a fireworks show later this summer, Hoechst stated.



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