Tuesday, January 19, 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
Message from the Mayor
View today's message from Mayor Dan Gelber below and read it in Spanish here.
North Beach Food Distribution
Commissioner David Richardson's office will host their weekly food distribution in North Beach tomorrow, January 20.

Wednesday, January 20
9 AM - 11 AM
8700 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 www.miamibeachfl.gov/food
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.
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 miamidade.gov/vaccine. The website is also available in Spanish at miamidade.gov/vacuna

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.

Visit our 'Testing' tab to view detailed testing information.
General City Updates
Land Use and Sustainability Meeting
There will be a Land Use and Sustainability meeting hosted virtually tomorrow, January 20 at 8 a.m. via Zoom here: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89697631969 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 come 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!
Finance & Economic Resiliency Meeting
There will be a Finance and Economic Resiliency Committee meeting hosted virtually on Friday, January 22 at 11 a.m. via Zoom here: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84412001582 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 844 1200 1582. Press *9 to raise a hand to be placed in queue to speak.
Artisan Food Market on Lincoln Road
Come and stroll in the sunshine while you savor some of Miami's favorite bites all in one place - Lincoln Road.

The South Beach Wine and Food Festival will host a market on the last Sunday of every month, leading up to the 2021 festival to showcase and support small, local culinary businesses.

Sunday, January 24
11 AM to 2 PM
Located on Michigan Avenue between
Lincoln Lane North and Lincoln Lane South

Click here to view the full line-up of participating businesses.
Family Fun on Ocean Drive
Join us for family fun on Sunday, January 24 between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. in Lummus Park. Ocean Drive and 12 Street will be activated with art, music and wellness activities.

Sunday, January 24
1 PM - 4 PM
Lummus Park
12 Street & Ocean Drive

Come get the new year started with us as we begin to ReThink the way our community uses our spaces.
Activities will include:
  • Family Yoga
  • Chalk Art
  • Local Live DJs
  • Live Mural Artists
  • Percussion Demo/Workshop
  • Kiddie Disco
Enjoy a beautifully and socially distant Sunday afternoon celebrating our city's arts & culture! Click here to share the event with friends.
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 register.miamibeachparks.com 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 epicenterprisesfl.com.
Winter Sports are underway! From pee wee soccer, juniors flag football, basketball to youth volleyball and more. Register your young athletes today at register.miamibeachparks.com
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 register.miamibeachparks.com
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 register.miamibeachparks.com
Enjoy free African Dance & Drums classes during the month of February! Scott Rakow Youth Center | Thursday, February 4 at 6:30 PM and North Shore Park Youth Center | Saturday, February 13 & 27 at 11 AM register.miamibeachparks.com
Let your moves fly with Zumba! Classes are offered at North Shore Park (M/W/Th/F at 6:30 PM and Saturday's at 9:30 AM) and Scott Rakow Youth Center Tues/Th at 10 AM. Classes are $6 for residents/$11 for non-residents register.miamibeachparks.com
Stay Informed
Visit our dedicated, city-related coronavirus webpage at www.miamibeachfl.gov/coronavirus 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 MBCovid@miamibeachfl.gov. Or connect with us through social media via email, Nextdoor, Facebook, Twitter and via text message (text MBAlert to 888777).