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March 17, 2020 2:50 PM

Coronavirus Information and Updates

For the latest information from the City of Tamarac, visit our dedicated information page.

Latest Update:

October 29, 2020 4:21 PM

With COVID-19 cases rising in Florida, the City encourages residents to continue to wear facial coverings and to follow social distancing guidelines. You can monitor the latest case information from the Florida Department of Health at http://bit.ly/FLDoH19.

Tamarac is offering the following events to celebrate the upcoming holidays safely. Please maintain social distancing and wear facial coverings at in-person events.

• Trick or Treat Story Walk: Saturday, October 31, 11 am – 12:30 pm, Waters Edge Park, 7508 NW 61st St. Attendees can stroll through the park and enjoy a free interactive reading of “Evelyn Del Ray is Moving Away.” Free book and candy bag giveaways while supplies last.
• Veterans Day Illuminating Celebration: Monday, November 11, 5:30 – 6:30 pm, Veterans’ Memorial Park, 7825 Southgate Blvd. Join us as we light candles to honor our veterans at the Veterans Honor Wall. Veterans will receive a keepsake pin from the City in honor of their service.
• Virtual 40th Annual Tamarac Turkey Trot: While the in-person race isn’t taking place this year, you can still make your holiday a little healthier by participating in this virtual event. Event details, fees and registration are available at https://runsignup.com/tamaracturkeytrot.

Food Distribution Events
The following Feeding South Florida food distribution events will be held during the stated times, while supplies last.

• November 2, 9 – 11 am, Community Christian Church, 10001 W. Commercial Blvd.
• November 11, 9 – 11 am, Christian Life Center, 2699 W. Commercial Blvd.
• November 18, 9 – 11 am, Christian Life Center, 2699 W. Commercial Blvd.
• November 23, 9 – 11 am, Community Christian Church, 10001 W. Commercial Blvd.

In addition, the Korean United Methodist Church at 6501 W. Commercial Blvd. is hosting its food distribution events from 8 – 10 am on Saturdays.

Assistance Programs for Residents
Open enrollment is now underway for the following programs to help Tamarac residents financially impacted by COVID-19. Applications and information can be found at www.Tamarac.org/Housing.

• The Emergency Repair Program: Provides homeowners assistance with repairs to roofs or other major components of homes deemed necessary by an inspector.
• The Connectivity and Technology for Employment Support Program: Offers eligible applicants an 8-inch tablet and two years of connectivity to help with their job and employment searches.
• The Residential Assistance Program: Provides residents assistance with rent, mortgage, past due HOA fees, re-housing and utility bills. (City staff is diligently processing applications from the second and third rounds of applications.)

Grants for Small Businesses and Non-Profits
The Broward County Commission established a grant program using CARES Act funds to help small businesses and non-profits in the County mitigate the impacts of COVID-19. Enrollment starts Monday, November 9. Information on the application process and required documents are available at www.Broward.org/Cares.

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