Tuesday, November 10, 2020
We continue to provide our residents and businesses with the latest updates from the City of Miami Beach during this pandemic. Read the latest city news below.

COVID-19 Updates
North Beach Food Distribution
Commissioner David Richardson's office will host their weekly food distribution tomorrow, November 11 in North Beach.

Wednesday, November 11
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 www.miamibeachfl.gov/food
COVID-19 Testing
Drive-thru COVID-19 testing hours for the self PCR test with nurse assistance are from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily by appointment (click here). The site allows you to view how many tests are still available per day.

The mobile walk-up COVID-19 testing unit will continue to provide the rapid and PCR tests. Walk-up COVID-19 testing hours are from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily, no appointment necessary. Pre-register online before getting to the walk-up center to make the process go quicker, click here to pre-register and here to view FAQ's on how to do so.

The Miami Beach Convention Center testing site is located on 17 Street and Convention Center Drive. Visit our 'Testing' tab to view detailed information on all testing locations.
General City Updates
12th Annual Miami Beach Veterans Day Celebration
The City of Miami Beach is pleased to continue our 12 year tradition of honoring, recognizing and celebrating veterans. This year we will continue our proud salute and invite you to participate in the 12th Annual Miami Beach Veterans Day Celebration, and commemorate the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II, the 70th anniversary of the beginning of the Korean War, and the 30th anniversary of the end of the Panama Invasion and the beginning of Desert Shield. 

For the safety of our veterans and the community, we will be gathering virtually for our public ceremony.
As we have done throughout this unprecedented year, we will take a creative approach to celebrate and commemorate our heroes.

Tune into MBTV or the City of Miami Beach’s Facebook page at 11:11 a.m. for a message from Mayor Gelber and special guests, followed by a video message from local veterans and their families and concluding with a military fly over the skies of Miami Beach. Help us thank the women and men who served our country!
Yoga in the Park
Beginning tomorrow, November 11, align your chakras with free yoga in the park led by NoBe Yoga.

Mondays & Wednesdays at 6 PM
Collins Park | 2100 Collins Avenue

Tuesdays & Thursdays at 6 PM
North Shore Park Bandshell | 7275 Collins Avenue

Bring your own mat, a friend and get ready to relax and become a yogi!
Finance & Economic Resiliency Committee Meeting
There will be a Finance and Economic Resiliency meeting hosted virtually Friday, November 13 at 10 a.m. via Zoom here: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86829965135 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 868 2996 5135. Press *9 to raise a hand to be placed in queue to speak
Town Hall with Vice Mayor Meiner
Join Vice Mayor Steven Meiner on Tuesday, November 17 at 5:30 p.m. for a virtual Town Hall meeting. Discussion will include public safety, Deauville litigation, 41 Street Streetscape Design, a preview of the Wednesday, November 18 Commission Meeting and a Q&A with the Vice Mayor.
 
Tuesday, November 17
5:30 PM
 
Join via webinar here:
https://miamibeachfl-gov.zoom.us/j/81024105740 or call in at 929.2056099 or 877.853.5257 (toll free), the Webinar ID: 894 6526 5349.
Free Flu Shots
The City of Miami Beach will be offering free flu shots for all Miami Beach youth residents.

Wednesday, November 18 | 4 PM - 7 PM
North Shore Park Youth Center
501 72 Street | P91 Parking Lot

Saturday, November 21 | 10 AM - 4 PM
Flamingo Park
943 11 Street | P9 Parking

The CDC recommends a yearly flu vaccine as the most important step in preventing influenza infections. Learn more www.cdc.gov/flu/
Miami Beach Hall of Fame
To recognize remarkable individuals that have made a lasting and significant impact on Miami Beach, the city is asking the public to nominate deserving individuals for the Miami Beach Hall of Fame. Nominations are being accepted now through November 30, 2020.

Selected Miami Beach Hall of Fame recipients are celebrated in the permanent honor hall, located on the south concourse wall of the Miami Beach Convention Center. Inductees will be honored with a plaque listing their accomplishments and a special ceremony to celebrate their achievements.

Eligible individuals must have been either born in Miami Beach, made Miami Beach his/her place of residence or business and/or had a positive and lasting impact on the community. Please click here to access the online application systemCompleted applications must be submitted in the online portal by November 30, 2020 at 11:59 PM.
Virtual Offerings with MB Parks
Our recreation leaders have put together free virtual classes you can take at any time from anywhere!

From tai chi to yoga and dance fusion, you can get a great workout in. Please note classes are subject to change and new classes will be added on the second and fourth week of the month. 

To view all classes being offered, click here:
  • Yoga
  • Tai Chi
  • Dance Fusion
  • Chair Aerobics

No matter your fitness level, you can follow along at your own pace.
Do your little ones need extra story time? Our Recreation staff are pros at story telling and are now offering free virtual story times.

Kids ages 2 to 4 years old are invited to enjoy a fun interactive story time!

Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays
11 AM - 11:30 AM

Select:
  • Virtual after school classes
  • Class activity:143835

View all of our virtual class offerings here.
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).