City of Sunrise Update
The City of Sunrise continues to closely monitor the impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) on South Florida. Our top priority remains the health and safety of our employees, residents, and visitors. To protect public health, slow the rate of transmission of COVID-19, and to protect our employees, residents, and visitors, please see the following program and service changes effective immediately:
CITY OF SUNRISE Recreational Programming
Senior Center – Cancelled all classes, field trips, and events until further notice
Special Events – Cancelled until further notice including Daddy and Daughter Dance, Lyrical Lounge, and Sam’s Club Block Party
Classes and Activities – Cancelled until further notice
Chess Open Play – Cancelled until further notice
Theatre Events – Cancelled until further notice
Youth Sports – Cancelled until further notice
Kids Day Off and Spring Break Camp – Cancelled
Social Services and Food Pantry - Remain open
Mini-bus Transportation - Continue operating
Medical Transportation - Continue operating
CITY OF SUNRISE City Facilities
Senior Center – Closed to the Public (Administrative Offices will remain open)
All other City facilities – Remain open (including golf, tennis, gymnasium, athletic club, Civic Center pool, etc.)
Parks – Remain open (fields, pavilions, playgrounds, splash pads)
Facility Rentals - Cancelled
Park Pavilion Rentals – Cancelled
Pool Party Rentals – Cancelled
City Commission Meetings – Continue as scheduled
Advisory Board Meetings – Cancelled until further notice, except for Planning and Zoning Board and Board of Adjustment Meetings
Development Review Committee Meetings – Cancelled until further notice
Special Magistrate Hearings - Continue until further notice
Volunteer programs - Suspended until further notice
Volunteer events – Cancelled until further notice
Non-essential City employee business travel - Cancelled until further notice; any essential travel to be approved by the City Manager
Employee participation in community or other outside meetings – Cancelled until further notice
Non-essential in-house training – Cancelled until further notice
Blood Pressure Check Events and CPR/First Aid classes – Cancelled until further notice
Fingerprinting services - Suspended until further notice
Departments to minimize purchase deliveries and try to isolate deliveries to one area in each city facility
Please note that the above information is subject to change.
These decisions were not made lightly and we thank you for your patience and understanding.
RESIDENTS IN NEED
We know COVID-19 and the steps we are taking locally and nationally will negatively impact many in our community, including economically. We are already planning to help where we can and we know in times of need our community responds.
Currently, our food pantry stock is in good shape, but we are prepared to replenish as appropriate to support our residents in need.
Please contact us at 954-746-3670 for
Food Bank resources
This is an ever-changing situation and we will continue to keep you and the community up-to-date with the latest information.