Melanie Payne, Fort Myers News-Press Published 9:27 a.m. ET April 10, 2020 | Updated 1:42 p.m. ET April 10, 2020AutoplayShow ThumbnailsShow CaptionsLast SlideNext SlideClaim: The borders to Florida are closedA Facebook post claims that the Florida border is “officially closed” and that unless you have a Florida ID or are a commercial driver you can’t enter the state.Florida is open, but there are checkpointsTo drive south into Florida, you have to come in through Alabama or Georgia. And despite what was posted on Facebook, both borders are open.There no roadblocks, but there are checkpoints when crossing into the state via Interstate 95 and Interstate 10, Beth Frady, communications director for the Florida Department of Transportation, wrote in an email. Domestic travel restrictions:  Florida state border open but be prepared for checkpoints Drivers and their passengers coming from Louisiana, New York, New Jersey or Connecticut will be required to fill out a “traveler form” at the checkpoint that includes their contact information and the details of their trip. They will also be required to stay isolated for the first 14 days they are in the state. If their visit is shorter than that, they have to stay isolated the entire time, according to a DOT news release.The DOT is enforcing Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’


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