Monday, June 15, 2020
As we begin to move to a new normal, make sure to read up on the city’s reopening efforts and detailed industry guidelines as you safely enjoy all that Miami Beach has to offer. Visit www.miamibeachfl.gov/reopening for details.
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 new capacity of 300 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.
Finance & Economic Resiliency Committee Meeting
The Finance and Economic Resiliency Committee will  meet  Tomorrow, June 16  at 9 a.m.   virtually via Zoom her e:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89455403453  . 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   894 554 03453 . Press *9 to raise a hand to be placed in queue to speak.
Virtual Sustainachella
We continue to bring Virtual Sustainachella to provide the community with the knowledge and tools necessary to live a more sustainable lifestyle.

Tomorrow, June 16
4 PM - 5 PM
Every year from April to November, our beaches become nesting grounds for endangered sea turtles and their hatchlings. Join us to learn more about our marine friends and how you can help protect them. Click  here   to register now and view the line-up of workshops for June.
Summer Food Service Program
Monday through Friday, children can receive a FREE lunch and a snack at various locations on Miami Beach thanks to the Miami-Dade County Community Action and Human Services Department.

Lunch is served from 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Snacks are served from 3 PM - 4 PM

Locations include:
  • North Shore Park Youth Center
  • Normandy Isle
  • Nautilus Middle School
  • Scott Rakow Youth Center
  • Muss Park

Miami-Dade County Public Schools is also continuing to distribute breakfast and lunch meals throughout the summer at Nautilus Middle School. Grab-and-go meals in our community can be picked up between 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesdays and Fridays only.
North Beach Drive-Thru Food Distribution
South Florida Seniors in Action, Farm Share and Commissioner David Richardson will host a drive-thru food distribution on Wednesday, June 17 at a new time .

Wednesday, June 17
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
Tot Time
The smallest members of your family deserve some tot time this summer! Register your children, ages 3 to 4, for the Miami Beach Parks and Recreation Tot Time Summer Program.

Camp Dates
Monday - Friday from June 15 - August 7

Locations
  • South Pointe Park
  • Normandy Isle Park
  • Stillwater Park

For more information, call 305.673.7730 or email cmbsummer2020@miamibeachfl.gov. To register, visit register.miamibeachparks.com, space is limited.
STEAM Summer Camp
Miami Beach All Stars is accepting applicants for its FREE summer program beginning today, June 15 .

In-person and virtual options are available. Please see the enclosed flyer for more information. The camp is open to all Miami-Dade County residents.

Any interested families should email  TaniaPerez@miamibeachfl.gov  or call 305.673.7491.
 
Please feel free to reach out should you need additional information.
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
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 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).