Tuesday, March 30, 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 a drive-thru distribution in North Beach tomorrow, March 31. Please note, the Wednesday drive-thru food distribution in North Beach will continue for the month of April.
 
Wednesday, March 31
9 AM - 11 AM
8700 Collins Avenue
Miami Beach, FL
 
The food distribution is on a first come, first serve basis while supplies last.
 
Reminder, there will no longer be Saturday drive-thru food distribution's in South Beach.
COVID-19 Testing
Drive-thru and walk-up COVID-19 testing continues on 17 Street and Convention Center Drive. We encourage you to preregister for the walk-up site by clicking here or make your appointment for the drive-thru site here.

Visit the City's Coronavirus website and select "Testing" from the list of menu items to view detailed testing information.

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

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis issued Executive Order 21-79 lowering the eligible age for vaccines to individuals 40 years old. Beginning Monday, April 5 all Floridians will be eligible to receive any vaccine.

Appointments can be made at miamidade.gov/vaccine. Spanish speakers can visit miamidade.gov/vacuna. Information is available on on federal, tsate and other vaccination sites (CVS Health, Publix, Walmart, Winn-Dixie and Fresco y Mas, etc).

For updated information about where vaccines are currently available and to answer frequently asked questions about the vaccines, please click here and select "Vaccine Information" from the list.
Federal Government COVID-19 Vaccination Satellite Sites
Now through May 26, the State of Florida vaccination satellite site will administer 3,000 first doses of the Pfizer vaccine per day. The site in Miami-Dade County is located at:

Miami Dade Community College – North Campus
11380 NW 27 Street
Miami, FL 33167

Learn more by visiting www.floridadisaster.org/covid19/vaccine

What to Expect After Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine
Click here to learn more on what you can expect post vaccination and click here on key things to know about the COVID-19 vaccines.
General City Updates
Kick Off Earth Month with Sustainachella
Join artists Misael Soto and Paola Cassola as they discuss their art practices and the Department of Reflection - a project connecting art and government through moments of reflection on some of the community's most important public issues.

Wednesday, March 31
12 PM - 1 PM

Register to obtain access to the Zoom meeting, here.
Summer Camp Registration is Open
Summer break is around the corner and it's time to think about how your kids will be enjoying their summer!

Summer Camp, Specialty Camp and Camp for Tots online registration are open for Miami Beach residents at register.miamibeachparks.com.

View the schedule of registration below:

Specialty Camp
  • Nonresidents: April 12
Camp for Tots
Nonresidents: April 12

Learn more about our summer camps here and register today!
Better Bus Survey
The Miami-Dade County Department of Transportation and Public Works (DTPW) is in the process of implementing the Better Bus Network to increase frequent bus routes and create better connections across Miami-Dade County.

This has been a collaborative community-driven effort to redesign bus network since 2018. 

Click here to learn more and to provide your input through a short survey.
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!
Enjoy free yoga sessions after work throughout the week!

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

Tuesdays & Thursdays at 6 PM
North Shore Park Bandshell | 7275 Collins Avenue
Each Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. to start your morning right!

On the 1st & 3rd Tuesday of each month: Scott Rakow Youth Center | 2700 Sheridan Avenue
On the 2nd & 4th Tuesday of each month:
Stillwater Park | 8440 Hawthrone Avenue
Get moving with African Dance & Drums classes.

North Shore Park Youth Center
2nd & 4th Saturday of each month at 11 AM
Let your moves fly with Zumba.

North Shore Park
M/W/Th/F at 6:30 PM & Sat 9:30 AM

Scott Rakow Youth Center
Tues/Th at 10 AM
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!
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).