Tuesday, February 23, 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
North Beach Food Distribution
Commissioner David Richardson's office will host their weekly food distribution in North Beach tomorrow, February 24.

Wednesday, February 24
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
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.

COVID-19 Vaccines
Miami-Dade County continues to work with hospital and healthcare partners to vaccinate members of our community against COVID-19 as quickly and efficiently as possible.

Appointments can be made through a scheduling tool, as more vaccines become available, 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. Visit our 'Vaccine' tab to view additional vaccine information.

What to Expect after Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine
Click here to learn more on what you can expect post vaccination and some helpful tips.
General City Updates
Neighborhood & Quality of Life Committee Meeting
There will be a Neighborhood and Quality of Life Committee Meeting hosted virtually tomorrow, February 24 at 8:30 a.m. via Zoom here: https://miamibeachfl-gov.zoom.us/j/85099524946. 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 312.626.6799 or 888.475.4499 (toll free).  The Webinar ID is 850 9952 4946. Press *9 to raise a hand to be placed in queue to speak.
Commission/Presentation and Awards Meeting
There will be a Commission/Presentation and Awards Meeting hosted virtually tomorrow, February 24 at 5 p.m. via Zoom here: https://miamibeachfl-gov.zoom.us/j/81392857671. 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 929.205.6099 or 888.475.4499 (toll free).  The Webinar ID is 813 9285 7671. Press *9 to raise a hand to be placed in queue to speak.
Condominium Workshop
Learn about condominium elections, city services for condo residents, official records and get certified to become a board member.

The virtual workshop is hosted by the City of Miami Beach and presented by the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulations, Division of Condominiums Bureau of Compliance.

Thursday, February 25
3 PM

To register, visit: www.miamibeachfl.gov/condoworkshop. Please contact Kevin Pulido at kevinpulido@miamibeachfl.gov for additional information.
Take a Dive Into #MBHistory
Join the Miami Beach Youth Commissioners in their first livestreamed segment of #MBHistory, on Thursday, February 25, which will highlight the Jewish community.

Thursday, February 25
4 PM
Watch and participate in the webinar at: bit.ly/3a8haXF
Or via phone: 301.715.8592
Webinar ID: 884 1429 1080

This is the first of five segments that will focus attention on the role of Blacks, Hispanics, Jews and members of the LGBTQ communities who contributed to making Miami Beach a global tourist destination and a model of diversity despite years of blatant intolerance.
Town Hall with Commissioner Góngora
Commissioner Góngora will host a virtual Town Hall meeting on Thursday, February 25 to allow the community to learn about how Florida's Condominium Ombudsman works to support your needs.

Thursday, February 25
5 PM
Or via phone 301.715.8592 or 877.853.5257 (toll free)
Webinar ID: 814 3936 4430

Panelists include: Spencer E. Hennings, Esq., Florida's Condominium Ombudsman and Ana M. Salguiero, P.E., City of Miami Beach Building Official/Director.
Virtual Sustainachella
Join us for a workshop led by the Pelican Harbor Seabird Station on how to safely handle injured wildlife this Friday, February 26.

Learn about the most common injuries and what 
the community can do to prevent them. 
 
Friday, February 26
12 PM - 1 PM

Register today to obtains access to the Zoom meeting here.
Parks & Rec Corner
Get moving with the Miami Beach Parks and Recreation Department with tai chi and pickle ball!

Visit register.miamibeachparks.com and let's create memories together!
Family Cooking Classes
The Miami Beach Parks and Recreation Department in partnership with Common Threads has brought back family cooking classes!

These Sunday classes focus on family participation, healthy ingredient substitutions and convenient cost-saving recipes. Their goal is to teach families how to cook together and incorporate healthy habits at home, while maintaining their existing traditions.

Sessions are on going on select Sundays now through May with two time slots, from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. or 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Scott Rakow Youth Center.

To register, visit register.miamibeachparks.com. Registration is ongoing based on availability, space is limited!
Miami Beach Hall of Fame
The City of Miami Beach has extended the nomination deadline as we seek deserving individuals that have made a lasting and significant impact in our community for the Miami Beach Hall of Fame! The deadline to submit nominations is now Tuesday, March 23, 2021.
 
Nominees come from all walks of life and have made distinguished achievements across a variety of fields, including arts, architecture, design, science, athletics, business, and community leadership.
 
The Miami Beach Hall of Fame is designed to honor up to five distinguished leaders annually in the following categories:
  • Artist/Architect/Designer/Scientist
  • Athlete
  • Business Leader
  • Civic Leader
  • Family Legacy

Click here to download the full application, learn more and submit a local leader today!
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).