Thu. Apr 2nd, 2020

Osceola, Orange County residents run last-minute errands ahead of stay-at-home order


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PEOPLE OUT TODAY GETTING THOSE LAST-MINUTES ERRANDS TAKEN CARE OF. WESH 2’S MEGAN MELLADO CAUGHT UP WITH SOME OF THOSE PEOPLE. ♪ MEGAN: PEOPLE ARE DEFINITELY OUT AND ABOUT IN THE HISTORIC DOWNTOWN AREA OF KISSIMMEE . THIS AREA IS LINED WITH RESTAURANTS, BARBER SHOPS, HAIR AND NAIL SALONS, AND LOCALS ARE DEFINITELY TAKING ADVANTAGE OF THOSE SPOTS WHILE THEY’RE STILL OPEN. >> WE HAD TWO OR THREE PEOPLE CALL ALREADY, LIKE, UH, YOU GUYS ARE SHUTTING DOWN, SO HOW LONG ARE YOU GOING TO BE OPEN TODAY? MEGAN: THOMAS KYLES IS A BARBER AT MCO EXCLUSIVE BARBER SHOP IN KISSIMEE. THE SHOP IS ONE OF MANY HAVING TO TEMPORARILY CLOSE ITS DOORS DUE TO THE STAY-AT-HOME ORDER IN OSCEOLA COUNTY. IN ANTICIPATION, HE SAYS MANY PEOPLE HAVE BEEN TRYING TO COME IN FOR A QUICK CUT. >> YOU KNOW, WE GOT SOME PEOPLE THAT DID MAKE APPOINTMENTS, BUT SOME OF THEM DIDN’T. THEY JUST RUN IN HERE REAL QUICK, BECAUSE THEY REALIZE, THEY KIND OF KNEW THAT ONCE THEY HEARD ABOUT ORANGE COUNTY DOING IT, THEY KNEW OSCEOLA IS PROBABLY GOING TO DO THE SAME THING, SHUT IT DOWN. SO THEY WERE LIKE, HEY, LOOK, I NEED TO GO GET A CUT, OR WE’RE GOING TO LOOK LIKE WOLFMAN AFTER THIS WHOLE PROCESS IS OVER. MEGAN: SEVERAL PEOPLE WERE GETTING THEIR HAIR DONE. OTHERS WERE SPOTTED GOING INTO NAIL SALONS AND SMALL SHOPS. SOME WERE JUST OUT AND ABOUT GETTING EXERCISE, WHICH IS SOMETHING THEY CAN CONTINUE TO DO. >> IT AIN’T GOING TO STOP ME FROM GETTING OUT, GETTING SOME FRESH AIR, SOME EXERCISE. GROCERY STORES STILL OPEN? MEGAN: GROCERY STORES ARE STILL OPEN UNDER THE ORDER. PEOPLE CAN STILL PURCHASE FOOD, GO TO MEDICAL APPOINTMENTS, GET AND AGAIN, EXERCISING OUTSIDE IS AL

Osceola, Orange County residents run last-minute errands ahead of stay-at-home order

The Historic Downtown area of Kissimmee was busy Thursday as locals were running last-minute errands ahead of the county’s stay-at-home order.Local barber, Thomas Kyles, says his shop received several calls for appointments.“You know we got some people that did make appointments, but some of them didn’t. They just run in here real quick cause they realize, they kinda knew that once they heard about Orange County doing it, they knew Osceola is probably going to do the same thing, shut it down. So they were like, hey, look I need to go get a cut or we’re going to look like Wolfman after this whole process is over,” Kyles said.Grocery stores are still open under the order. People can still purchase food, go to medical appointments, get takeout, care for a loved one, and exercising outside is still allowed.

OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. —

The Historic Downtown area of Kissimmee was busy Thursday as locals were running last-minute errands ahead of the county’s stay-at-home order.

Local barber, Thomas Kyles, says his shop received several calls for appointments.

“You know we got some people that did make appointments, but some of them didn’t. They just run in here real quick cause they realize, they kinda knew that once they heard about Orange County doing it, they knew Osceola is probably going to do the same thing, shut it down. So they were like, hey, look I need to go get a cut or we’re going to look like Wolfman after this whole process is over,” Kyles said.

Grocery stores are still open under the order. People can still purchase food, go to medical appo

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