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Coronavirus Information and Updates

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Latest Update:

September 26, 2020 2:24 PM

Broward County issued Emergency Order 20-26, conforming to Florida Governor Ron DeSantis’s Executive Order 20-244 that moved Florida into Phase 3 and reopened all businesses, including bars, nightclubs and other establishments previously closed by local Emergency Orders.

Local jurisdictions retain some rights to impose guidelines and restrictions. The County’s Emergency Order 20-26 clarifies information for Broward County businesses.

The Governor’s Executive Order 20-244 is available at https://www.flgov.com/wp-content/uploads/orders/2020/EO_20-244.pdf.

Broward County’s Emergency Order 20-26 is available at https://www.broward.org/CoronaVirus/Documents/EmergencyOrder20-26.pdf.

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September 25, 2020 5:15 PM

Broward County issued Emergency Order 20-25 today, which relaxes some restrictions on businesses, athletic events and function spaces. Highlights of the Order include:

• Function spaces (ballrooms, banquet halls, catering halls, other event spaces) and other commercial facilities may operate on a limited basis.
• Spectators are permitted to attend non-professional sporting events such as high school athletic events with certain restrictions.
• Exempts those actively engaged in organized sports from wearing a facial covering.
• Small groups (no larger than 10) can engage in athletic activities at beaches and parks.
• Allows for additional flexibility for homeowner association amenities by relaxing some restrictions related to pool furnishings, common areas, and guests.
• Removes the requirement that children 17 and under must be separated into independent groups of no more than 10 (e.g., child care facilities).
• Allows live entertainment as well as billiards and similar games to operate in restaurants and food establishments.
• Bar counters in restaurants may reopen to patrons for food service only. Alcohol cannot be served at the counter, and plexiglass partitions are required as explained in the Order.

The Emergency Order is effective immediately except the provision allowing banquet halls and other event spaces to reopen, which will be effective on October 2, 2020. For complete information, the full Order can be read at https://www.broward.org/CoronaVirus/Documents/DOE-9-25-20.pdf.

New City Parks Hours

Starting this Sunday, September 27, all City parks will be open seven days per week from 8 am – 7 pm.

Food Distribution Events

The following list includes upcoming Feeding South Florida food distribution events in Tamarac. These events will be held during the stated times or while supplies last.
• Saturday, September 26, 8 – 11 am, Korean United Methodist Church, 6501 W. Commercial Blvd.
• Saturday, October 3, 8 – 11 am, Korean United Methodist Church, 6501 W. Commercial Blvd.
• Monday, October 5, 9 – 11 am, Community Christian Church, 10001 W. Commercial Blvd.

September 11, 2020 5:03 PM

Phase 2 Announcements
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced today that Broward County will enter Phase 2 of reopening on Monday, September 14. However, Broward County confirmed its Emergency Orders remain in effect, with no immediate changes to how businesses can operate on Monday, including bars, which will remain closed.

The County continues to move toward a full Phase 2 reopening, and expects additional openings in the coming weeks.

Food Distribution Events
The next Feeding South Florida food distribution event in Tamarac will be held Monday, September 14, from 9 – 11 am or while supplies last, at the Community Christian Church, 10001 W. Commercial Blvd.

There will be no food distribution at the Korean United Methodist Church this weekend.