Broward County Reopening Information
Governor DeSantis approved Phase 1 of Broward County's reopening plan. The County Administrator has issued Emergency Orders 20-10, 20-12, 20-13, 20-14, and 20-15 respectively. The Orders provide responsibilities for businesses and residents to adhere to social distancing, facial covering, and sanitation requirements as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
In addition, the Orders provide operational and sanitation guidelines for the following businesses and amenities:
Museums (Order 20-15 Increases the maximum capacity from 25% to 50% as of June 15, 2020)
Indoor amusement facilities such as bowling alleys, arcades and indoor movie theaters (effective June 15, 2020)
The current phase of the reopening plan does not include bars or large venues.
View the Broward County Phase One Reopening FAQs Here
View the complete Broward County Emergency Order 20-10 here. (issued on May 14, 2020)
View the complete Broward County Emergency Order 20-12 here. (issued on May 21, 2020)
View the complete Broward County Emergency Order 20-13 here. (issued on May 22, 2020)
View the complete Broward County Emergency Order 20-14 here (issued on May 29, 2020)
View the complete Broward County Emergency Order 20-15 here (issued on June 5, 2020)
To reopen, businesses will need to adhere to strict operating, cleaning, and safety guidelines for employees and customers, along with limitations on capacities and regulations on social distancing. The City has developed the following checklists:
The Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce has created a Return to Work Checklist that businesses can access and follow as they get ready to reopen. The Chamber has also developed a comprehensive reopening guide that can be accessed here. The guide offers businesses recommendations for safely reopening and gaining consumers’ trust.
CDC Offers Reopening Guidance for Cleaning and Disinfecting Businesses -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released “Guidance for Cleaning and Disinfecting Public Spaces, Workplaces, Businesses, Schools, and Homes.” The guidelines offer specific recommendations and best practices for cleaning and disinfection of a wide range of entities, including restaurants, offices, schools, healthcare facilities, childcare programs, faith-based organizations, recreational facilities, transportation companies, and more. The CDC also released "Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employees," which offers updated strategies and recommendations for employers responding to COVID-19, including those seeking to resume normal or phased business operations.
Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association Offers Standards for Hospitality Reopening -- The Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association in partnership with the National Restaurant Association and the American Hotel and Lodging Association, has developed a set of reopening standards for restaurants and hotels. The standards cover a wide range of areas including food safety, cleaning and sanitizing, employee health and personal hygiene, social distancing, infection prevention, environmental safety, and more. The operating standards are designed to increase safety, restore consumer confidence, and deliver a clean, comfortable, and sanitary experience to guests.
City of Wilton Manors Information
The city passed Emergency Order 2020-010, which amends the city's EO-001 by extending the City Manager’s ability to issue emergency orders through the duration of the Governor’s State of Emergency
View the complete City Order 2020-010 by clicking here. (Issued Sunday, May 31, 2020)
Emergency Order 2020-011, which adopts Broward County EO 20-014, allows for the reopening of tattoo and massage parlors on June 1st and for doubles-play on tennis courts.
View the complete City Order 2020-011 by clicking here. (Issued Sunday, May 31, 2020)
City of Wilton Manors Emergency Orders