The City of Miami Beach remains committed to ensuring the safety and public health of our residents, visitors and local businesses. As the information is changing rapidly pertaining to COVID-19, the administration is conducting daily interdepartmental calls to monitor the progression of novel coronavirus COVID-19 to ensure that we stay informed and prepared to respond if needed. We are also closely following the guidelines provided by the
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Florida Department of Health
Below is an ongoing summary of updates from the City of Miami Beach.
We are continuing to ensure our city facilities are being thoroughly cleaned. This includes the daily effort of wiping down every touch surface such as door handles, elevator push buttons and handrails. Cleaning contractors are also providing additional training to staff to ensure proper cleaning techniques are utilized.
CareerSource Reemployment Assistance
If your employment has been negatively impacted as a result of the mitigation efforts in Florida to stop the spread of COVID-19, you may be eligible to receive Reemployment Assistance. Click
for CareerSource's reemployment FAQ's and
to view their COVID-19 Disaster Recovery Resource page.
COVID-19 Testing Center for Seniors at Marlins Park
Miami-Dade County has opened a COVID-19 testing center on the west side of Marlins Park, 501 Marlins Way, Miami.
The drive-through testing center is designated for testing of Miami-Dade County residents aged 65 or older, and testing is
by appointment only
. Those interested in getting tested should dial
to reach the call center, where they will be pre-screened for symptoms.
Staff on site can only test those with appointments. All others will be turned away
. The senior citizen being tested may arrive at the drive-through location with
one other person in the car, and that person will also be tested, so as to make sure there has been no spread of the virus. The call center will open daily at 9 am and will remain open until all appointment slots for the next day have been filled. For now, daily testing is available at this site for 300 people.
Miami Eats Program
Due to the dramatic impact on the hospitality industry during this pandemic, the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau (GMCVB) has launched MIAMI EATS - a new program to help our restaurants and their employees during this crisis. Visit
for a list of restaurants open for takeout and delivery and if you’re a restaurant owner, learn how to have your establishment added to the list.
Essential Hotels Still Open in Miami-Dade County
Meals for Seniors
If you are a senior citizen 65 years or older and are having problems getting meals,
please call Miami-Dade County’s 311 Call Center between the hours of 7 a.m. and 7 p.m
. and you will be immediately patched in with their Emergency Operations Center to get you the meals or other services that you may need.
Parks & Recreational Facilities
All parks, beaches, recreation centers and programs are closed until further notice. For detailed information regarding facilities and summer camps, visit our dedicated
and view the tab pertaining to Parks & Rec: Programs and Class Updates.
Should you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 305.673.7730.
Impacted City Services
For a full list of impacted city services, including the Building Department, Code Compliance, Parking and more, select the Impacted City Services tab on our
Parkmobile Payments Only at Curbside Parking Spaces
To help minimize the use of touch surfaces to further prevent the transmittal of COVID-19, payment for curbside parking spaces is now being accepted through the Parkmobile app only. For details,
Business Assistance & Resources
and resources for businesses expected to be impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, including information on
Governor DeSantis' Florida Small Business Emergency Loan Program, on the
Business Assistance & Resource tab of our
Miami-Dade County Special Transportation Service (STS)
For elderly and those with special needs, the County offers an alternative mode of transportation that offers door-to-door transportation service from the main entrance of pick-up to the main entrance of drop-off locations. Please note that you MUST be eligible for these services in order to utilize them.
The service operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and can be used throughout Miami-Dade County
for those that are eligible.
Visit the County's website
and learn more about the eligibility requirements.
Resident Parking Rate Registration: COVID-19 Temporary Relief
We understand the challenges brought on by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) has caused some level of inconvenience for us all. In order to alleviate some of those challenges, residents may park and will be honored in all municipal parking lots.
For more detailed information related to the Miami Beach Resident Parking Rate Program, please
Seniors and Special Needs Community
All senior centers have closed
. Any seniors
that are currently registered
in a senior meals program will be served meals by their respective providers based on their specific plans. View additional information under the Senior/Special Needs Update tab on our
Prevention Starts With You
The CDC urges everyone to do their part to help during this emerging public health threat, this includes:
- Washing your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick
- Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash
- Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe
- Take personal responsibility. If you are sick with a fever, cough or viral symptoms, please stay away from others, including the work environment and crowded areas
If you are at higher risk for serious illness from COVID-19 because of your age or because you have a serious long-term health problem, it is extra important for you to take actions to reduce your risk of getting sick with the disease such as:
During a COVID-19 outbreak in your community,
as much as possible.
There is currently no vaccine to prevent COVID-19, you can learn more about prevention and treatment by
visiting the CDC website