Thursday, June 11, 2020
Ensuring the safety and health of Miami Beach residents, visitors and businesses remains the city’s most important objective.

Read the latest updates below from the City of Miami Beach and visit our  reopening webpage for information/guidelines on various industries, including beaches, hotels, retail and restaurant establishments.

Reminder, the city's midnight to 5 a.m. curfew has been lifted and beaches have reopened! All beach entrances are open, except for Lummus Park beach entrances at 6, 7, 11 and 13 streets. Beachgoers should use entrances at 5, 10, 12 and 14 streets.
Summer Camp Registration-
Closes Tonight!
The Parks and Recreation Department's 2020 Summer Camp registration is open!

Limited vacancies may be specific to the child's grade, gender and camp location.

Selections for these available slots will be determined by a computer-based lottery system. Lottery selections will be random and based on the specific qualifications for each vacancy.

Registration is currently open and will close today, June 11 at midnight.

Please visit register.miamibeachparks.com .

Commission and Finance & Economic Resiliency Meetings
The next Commission meeting is being held  tomorrow, June 12 at 9 a.m.  and will be televised on MBTV and streamed live on   Facebook.

The Finance and Economic Resiliency Meeting will follow at 11 a.m.

The Commission Chambers will be closed to the public, but you can watch both meetings via Zoom at   https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83109829681

  • How to provide spoken public comment during the City Commission Meeting: The public may provide spoken comment by dialing telephone 929.205.6099 or 888.475.4499 (Toll Free). The Webinar ID is 831 098 29681#. Press *9 to raise a hand to be placed in queue to speak.

  • How to submit written public comment before the City Commission Meeting: The public may submit written comments by sending an email to CityClerk@miamibeachfl.gov by 5 p.m. the day before the Commission Meeting. Please identify the Agenda Item Number in the email subject line. Emails received will be forwarded to the Mayor and Commissioners and will be included as a part of the meeting record.

Drive-Thru Food Distribution
Feeding South Florida and Commissioner David Richardson will host a drive-thru food distribution on Saturday, June 13.

Saturday, June 13
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
Drive-in Movie
A new date for those who previously purchased our drive-in movie event has been selected for this Sunday, June 14. All tickets for the movie showing have been previously purchased.

Sunday, June 14
Movie Showing: Playing with Fire
8 PM
Parking Lot on 46 Street & Collins Avenue

The parking lot on 46 Street and Collins Avenue will open at 7 p.m. to allow moviegoers to make their way in and movie will begin promptly at 8 p.m. Reminder, you must stay in your vehicle.
Virtual Specialty Summer Camp
The Parks and Recreation Department is offering Virtual Specialty Camp programming for summer 2020! Register now, space is limited.

Offerings include:
  • Coding & Startup Entrepreneurship
  • Creative Coding with Scratch
  • Culinary Kids
  • Dance Camp (beginners, intermediate and advanced sessions)
  • Fine Art Camp (beginner and advanced sessions)
  • Introduction to Python & Machine Learning
  • Jr. Fire Camp
  • Krafty Kidz
  • Mad Scientists
  • Yoga, Zumba, Cheer & Hip Hop

For detailed scheduling information, click here. To register, visit register.miamibeachparks.com
COVID-19 & Antibody Tests Available
Both active virus COVID-19 and antibody tests are available at the Miami Beach Convention Center testing facility located on 17 Street and Convention Center Drive.

The drive-through antibody testing is being conducted daily from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. with  a capacity of 80 antibody tests per day . Results are typically provided within one hour.

The active virus COVID-19 test is available as both drive-through or walk up daily from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. with a capacity of 750 of these tests.

Testing is FREE  and being offered to anyone 18 years or older, regardless of COVID-19 symptoms. A patient that has been tested is welcome to be retested at any time.

Testing for Homebound Residents
The City offers in-home COVID-19 testing for  ALL homebound Miami Beach residents  regardless of age. Testing is by appointment only and residents who meet the aforementioned criteria should call the city’s customer service center at 305.604.CITY (2489) to request an appointment.

The customer service center is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Since there are a limited number of tests, the city asks that only residents that meet the criteria schedule an appointment. In-home testing for homebound residents is provided by MedRite with the assistance of the Miami Beach Fire Department.
Get Counted!
Now more than ever it's important to get counted! For the first time in Census history, you can now fill out the form online as well as by phone or mail.

Responding is fast, easy, safe and important —  and it’s key to shaping the future of your community.

Visit  my2020census.gov  and make sure you get counted.
Stay Informed
To help keep you informed on the latest details of this ever evolving COVID-19 pandemic , the city has created a dedicated, city-related coronavirus webpage. We encourage you to continuously visit www.miamibeachfl.gov/coronavirus f or the most up-to-date information, including a list of frequently asked questions , 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. We will also post updated messages via email, Nextdoor, Facebook, Twitter and via text message (text MBAlert to 888777).