Thursday, January 14, 2021
The Interim City Manager has extended the city’s State of Emergency Declaration and Emergency Measures through January 20, 2021.

We continue to provide our residents and businesses with the latest updates from the City of Miami Beach during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read the latest news and updates below.
COVID-19 Updates
South Beach Food Distribution
Commissioner David Richardson's office will host their weekly food distribution in South Beach on Saturday, January 16.

Saturday, January 16
9 AM - 11 AM
2100 Collins Avenue
Miami Beach, FL

The food distribution is on a first come, first serve basis while supplies last. Please remain in your car and open the trunk when it's your turn in line.

If you do not have a car and would like to qualify for food assistance, please call or register online. Phone: 305.604.CITY (2489) or
Walk-Up Food Distribution
Commissioner David Richardson's office will host a walk-up food distribution in Mid Beach on Monday, January 18, kosher food will be available.

Monday, January 18
9 AM - 11 AM
4166 Royal Palm Avenue
Miami Beach, FL

The food distribution is on a first come, first serve basis while supplies last.

Everyone must wear a face covering that completely covers the nose and the mouth. If you do not have a face mask, one will be provided.
COVID-19 Vaccines
Miami-Dade County is coordinating closely with hospital and healthcare partners, the Florida Department of Health, municipalities, and private partners to vaccinate members of our community against the COVID-19 as quickly and efficiently as possible.

The appointments will be available through a scheduling tool in partnership with the Florida Department of Health and Miami-Dade County at The website is also available in Spanish at

For updated information about where vaccines are currently available and to answer frequently asked questions about the vaccine, please click here. This site will be updated frequently as updates become available. Visit our 'Vaccine' tab to view additional vaccine information.

COVID-19 Testing
Drive-thru and walk-up COVID-19 testing continues on 17 Street and Convention Center Drive. We encourage you to pre-register for the walk-up site by clicking here or make your appointment for the drive-thru site here. The drive-thru and walk-up COVID-19 testing site will be open and operating with regularly scheduled hours, on Monday, January 18.

Visit our 'Testing' tab to view detailed testing information.
Healthy Together App
Floridians are working to slow the spread of COVID-19. We can work together to protect our family members, friends, health workers and our communities. The Healthy Together app delivers your results, assesses symptoms for positive cases, provides self service contact tracing, allows you to view latest trends and what to do after you've been tested for COVID-19.

Healthy Together App Features
  • Access your results: Use the app to securely view your COVID-19 test results.
  • Provide symptoms and contacts: Positive residents can provide symptoms to the state.
  • Learn what to do after you get tested: Get your test results and instructions for care.
  • Latest trends: Direct link to the Florida COVID-19 dashboard.

Users own their data and can delete the data at any time. The use of your data is limited to COVID-19 response efforts. No location data will be ever collected and stored.
General City Updates
Voices of Freedom
Don’t miss Voices of Freedom, a free, live-streamed tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Saturday, January 16 at 7 p.m.

Filmed at the North Beach Bandshell, this live-streamed event will feature Miami-based performing artists reflecting on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s six principles of nonviolence. RSVP at

Saturday, January 16
7 PM
Stream live via Youtube or the Rhythm Foundation's Facebook page.

Speakers include Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava, Miami Beach Mayor Dan Gelber and Adrienne Arsht Center President and CEO Johann Zietsman. The event will be directed by M. Denise Simmons.
Parks & Rec Corner
Get your children playing sports and connecting with other kids in the neighborhood through any one of our classes and programs being offered by the Miami Beach Parks and Recreation Department.

Visit and let's create memories together!
All year long, dance classes for all ages are being offered by Epic Dance Center at the North Shore Park Youth Center, register today at
Winter Sports are underway! From pee wee soccer, juniors flag football, basketball to youth volleyball and more. Register your young athletes today at
The Miami Beach Teen Club is offering a free afterschool program Monday through Friday from 2 PM to 7 PM at the Normandy Isle Park, Nautilus Middle School and the Scott Rakow Youth Center. Register today at
Commit to be fit this new year! We have two locations for open gym sessions at the Scott Rakow and North Shore Park Youth Centers. Purchase your monthly pass today by visiting
Sunday Morning Arts & Crafts
Get creative with the Parks & Recreation team each Sunday morning via Facebook Live!

Stay home to stay well and join us during the month of January as we bring you fun arts and crafts ideas to entertain everyone at home.

Sunday, January 17
11 AM

This Sunday, we'll be making a popsicle sticks mug. Click here to view the supplies needed to follow along and share with friends on Facebook.
Martin Luther King Jr. Celebrations
To commemorate Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, we will be hosting an encore performance of Selma at SoundScape Park on Monday, January 18 at 8 p.m.

Selma is a chronicle of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in 1965.

Monday, January 18
8 PM
SoundScape Park | 400 17 Street

Bring a blanket, pack a picnic basket and arrive early to get a front row lawn seat as you enjoy the movie on the beautifully manicured grounds of SoundScape Park.
Land Use and Sustainability Meeting
There will be a Land Use and Sustainability meeting hosted virtually on Wednesday, January 20 at 8 a.m. via Zoom here: The meeting will be streamed live on MBTV Channel 660 on Atlantic Broadband or 99 on AT&T U-Verse.

How to provide spoken public comment during the meeting: The public may provide spoken comment by dialing telephone 301.715.8592 or 888.475.4499 (toll free).  The Webinar ID is 896 9763 1969. Press *9 to raise a hand to be placed in queue to speak.
Culture Crawl is Back!
To kick off 2021, we're bringing back Culture Crawl this month! We've been working alongside some of the world’s best cultural institutions to provide you with a night of free, unique, unforgettable and safe experiences.

Thursday, January 21
6 PM - 9 PM

Miami Beach will become alive with culture as various institutions and buildings open their doors to give you just a taste of what they have to offer. From backstage tours, exhibition openings, and free film screenings in the park, there will be something for everyone. All events are free unless otherwise noted. The majority of the programming is accessible by foot and by bike, but we will also offer one dedicated free trolley (the white ones) that will drop you off and pick you up at our dedicated Culture Crawl stops.

Click here to view the listings and check back regularly for updates, see you on the crawl!
Stay Informed
Visit our dedicated, city-related coronavirus webpage at for the most up-to-date information, including important resources, impacts to city services and more.

Our city hotline at 305.604.CITY (2489) is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. You can also email your questions to Or connect with us through social media via email, Nextdoor, Facebook, Twitter and via text message (text MBAlert to 888777).