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Broward County - Emergency Order 20-20: Restaurant and Food Establishment Limited Hours, Facial Coverings Requirements - Issued on July 1, 2020.
The Order states - no establishment permitted to serve alcohol for on-site consumption shall serve alcohol between the hours of 12:01 a.m. and 5 a.m. for on-site consumption. In addition, no establishment that provides on-site dining shall permit on-site dining between the hours of 12:01 a.m. and 5 a.m.  

The Order also states - Facial Coverings Required in All Public Spaces Where Social Distancing Cannot Be Maintained.  All persons in Broward County must wear a facial covering in public spaces while outside the  geographical boundaries of their residence if social distancing of at least six feet (6') between persons not of the same household cannot be consistently maintained, unless expressly excepted herein. Facial coverings must cover the person's nose and mouth and comply with the CDC recommendations available here. Emergency Order 20-20 is effective as of 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, July 2, 2020.

Broward County - Emergency Order 20-19 to Close Beaches - Issued on June 29, 2020.
Emergency Order 20-19 officially closes the beaches from 12:01 AM on Friday, July 3, through 11:59 PM on Sunday, July 5. The Order also clearly identifies the entities authorized to enforce the closure and sets forth consequences for non-compliance, including civil and criminal penalties. Read More Here

Broward County - Emergency Order 20-18 - Issued on June 26, 2020.
Executive Order 20-18 outlined penalties for establishments that fail to comply with Emergency Orders mandating sanitization, social distancing, facial coverings and other requirements intended to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. In addition to being subject to the penalties set forth in Section 8-56 of the County's Code of Ordinances, any establishment (as defined in Emergency Order 20-12) that is cited by the applicable code enforcement or law enforcement authority for operating in a manner inconsistent with or otherwise in violation of any Broward County Emergency Order shall close immediately. Read More Here

State of Florida -
Emergency Order 20-09 
 - Issued on June 26, 2020. 
Suspends the “on premises” consumption of alcohol at bars statewide. Effective immediately.
The order states: 
  • All vendors licensed to sell alcoholic beverages for consumption on the premises, who derive more than 50% of gross revenue from such sales of alcoholic beverages, shall suspend the sales of alcoholic beverages for consumption on the premises.    
  • Bars can continue to sell alcoholic beverages in sealed containers for consumption off premises. 
  • Vendors who are also licensed as a public food service establishment, or “restaurants” may continue to operate for on-premises consumption of food and beverages at tables in accordance with E.O. 20-139, as long as these restaurants derive 50% or less of gross revenue from the sale of alcoholic beverages for on-premises consumption.  (E.O. 20-139 requires restaurants to operate at 50% capacity indoors, allows for outdoor seating, and all with social distancing measures in place). 

The CDC recommends and Broward County Emergency Orders require residents and visitors, unless otherwise exempted, to wear a facial covering in public. The facial covering can be constructed of any material, but should utilize CDC guidelines. Please be sure to discard disposable face masks and gloves in garbage containers – these items are not recyclable.

Broward County
Emergency Order 20-17 - Outlines retail establishments and restaurants signage requirements - Effective June 15th
requires retail establishments and restaurants to post signage containing information regarding social distancing and facial covering requirements, to further mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

Signs must be conspicuously placed throughout these establishments, including at all entry points. Signs must be at least 8 1/2 x 11" and posted in multiple languages (minimum English, Creole and Spanish available here). Read more...

Emergency Order 20-15: effective dates vary, further expands reopening. *Youth camps, amusement venues, pari-mutuel facilities allowed to open. The new Order permits additional establishments and youth activities to operate with adherence to social distancing, facial covering, and sanitation requirements as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Read more...

*Miramar is working on finalizing Phase 2 Reopening and will not open to the public on the same dates as the County. Miramar will not offer summer camps in 2020 and aquatic centers will remain closed until further notice.

Emergency Order 20-14 - Effective June 1 further expands Broward County reopenings to lift beach restrictions, allow doubles racquet sports, massage establishment and tattoo parlor services. The Attachments to the Order, providing detailed guidance to various types of business activities, have been updated.

Attachment 1: General Requirements for All Establishments

Emergency Order 20-13 effective May 26 - expands Broward County’s Phase 1 reopening to include beaches, commercial gyms and fitness centers, hotels and other commercial lodging, with restrictions. Guidance for each type of establishment that is allowed to reopen is detailed in a series of 14 attachments. Businesses and residents continue to be responsible for adherence to social distancing, facial covering and sanitation requirements. More...

Broward County Reopening FAQs - May 15, 2020

Broward County Reopening Readiness Presentation - May 12, 2020


On May 22, 2020, houses of worship were added to the federal essential business list and allowed to open to the public. The CDC issued interim guidelines for places of worship. A copy of the guidelines can be found here

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