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Coronavirus Information and Updates

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Latest Update:

May 28, 2020 5:45 PM

As a reminder, the City will reopen the fitness center at the Caporella Aquatic Complex tomorrow, May 29. The hours of operation will be 6 am – 7 pm, Mondays – Fridays, and 7:30 am – 6 pm on Saturdays. The fitness center will close from 2 – 3 pm each day for an electrostatic sanitization and mid-day cleaning. The maximum participant capacity will be 15 people and guidelines on social distancing and face coverings must be followed. The pool at the Aquatic Complex remains closed to the public, although the TS Aquatics swim team has resumed practices.

The Gary B Jones Park for People and Pups, which first reopened to Tamarac residents only, is now open to all. Guidelines for social distancing and face coverings must be followed.

Upcoming Feeding South Florida food distribution events in Tamarac include:

• Saturday, May 30, 8 – 11 am. Korean United Methodist Church, 6501 W. Commercial Blvd.
• Wednesday, June 3, 9 – 11 am. Christian Life Center, 2699 W. Commercial Blvd.
• Saturday, June 6, 8 – 11 am. Korean United Methodist Church, 6501 W. Commercial Blvd.
• Monday, June 8, 9 – 11 am. Community Christian Church, 10001 W. Commercial Blvd.

While City Hall remains closed to the public, Tamarac is hosting virtual public meetings for those that cannot be postponed. Visit www.Tamarac.org/Meetings for a list of upcoming meetings. Links are provided for you to view agendas, sign-up for public participation and watch the meetings.

During these uncertain times, many people have concerns about seeking necessary medical treatment for non-COVID-19 related conditions. Delaying care can be dangerous. Don’t wait until it’s too late. Healthcare providers and hospitals are implementing procedures to ensure patient safety. Contact your doctor or healthcare provider if you need care.

In-home COVID-19 testing is available for people who can’t leave their homes. Call (954) 412-7300
for additional information or to make an appointment.

CareerSource Broward is reopening its career centers on Monday, June 1. To promote social distancing, it will continue offering online virtual services and encourages people to schedule appointments. Career Centers will open from 8 am – 5 pm, Mondays – Fridays.

North Center: 4941 Coconut Creek Pkwy., Coconut Creek, FL 33063. (954) 969-3541
Central Center: 2610 West Oakland Park Blvd., Oakland Park, FL 33311. (954) 677-5555
South Center: 7550 Davie Road Extension, Hollywood, FL 33024. (954) 967-1010

In addition, CareerSource Broward launched a COVID-19 Dislocated Worker Program, which provides temporary employment (up to 4 months) for workers affected by the pandemic. For information, visit https://disasterjobs.careersourcebroward.com/.

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May 22, 2020 7:56 PM

Broward County issued Emergency Order 20-13 today, extending its Phase 1 reopening guidelines to beaches, commercial gyms and fitness centers, hotels and other commercial lodging, with restrictions, effective Tuesday, May 26. The order is available online at https://www.broward.org/CoronaVirus/Documents/EmergencyOrder20-13.pdf.

These reopenings are in addition to those outlined in Emergency Order 20-12, issued May 21, and available at https://www.broward.org/CoronaVirus/Documents/EmergencyOrder20-12.pdf.

The City will reopen the fitness center at the Caporella Aquatic Complex on Friday, May 29, although the pool will remain closed. The hours of operation will be: 6 am – 7 pm, Mondays – Fridays, and 7:30 am – 6 pm on Saturdays. We will close the fitness center each day from 2 – 3 pm for an electrostatic sanitization and mid-day cleaning. Maximum participant capacity will be 15 people.

May 21, 2020 4:46 PM

The City of Tamarac will be closed on Monday, May 25, as we observe Memorial Day. While we had to cancel this year’s ceremony, the City will share a video salute to honor those who lost their lives while serving in the U.S. Armed Forces. We thank all veterans for their service.

Tamarac’s next City Commission meeting is on Wednesday, May 27, at 9:30 am and will be conducted virtually. The Commission workshop scheduled for Tuesday, May 26, has been canceled.

Commission meetings can be viewed at www.Tamarac.org/CityCommissionMeetings and via Facebook Live on the City of Tamarac Facebook page. Public participation is welcome. Visit www.Tamarac.org/GovernmentMeetingInformation for details on how to submit comments for virtual meetings, or call the City Clerk’s office at (954) 597-3505.

Earlier today, Broward County issued an Emergency Order consolidating the directives in its previous orders on reopening. It also clarifies business and resident responsibilities for adhering to social distancing, facial covering and sanitation requirements recommended by the CDC. The order is available at www.Broward.org/CoronaVirus/Documents/EmergencyOrder20-12.pdf.

CareerSource Broward’s professional career development workshops are now online and free to all Broward County residents. If you have suffered a job loss or are looking to advance your career, visit www.careersourcebroward.com/career-seekers/onlineworkshops for information on workshops, schedule dates and links.