Coronavirus (COVID-19)
UPDATE:
SCHOOLS, CAMPS, RESIDENTS IN NEED
WE ARE ALL IN THIS TOGETHER!

Sunrise Emergency Management and Public Safety
Sunrise Fire Rescue Emergency Management Division is in constant contact with local and state partners on a daily basis to receive the most up-to-date information regarding the impact COVID-19 is having on our community.
 
Our First Responders - Police and Fire - have the necessary resources to manage this current phase of the local impact on our community. They are also working with their local and state partners to receive additional supplies should we need it.
 
Our First Responders are responding to all emergencies as they do every minute of every day.
 
First Responders are working to ensure our vulnerable populations are given the most up-to-date information to take the necessary precautions to limit their exposure to the virus.
 
Broward County Schools Meals
 
Food and Nutrition Services for students who receive Free/Reduced Meals Broward County Public Schools will provide food to students who receive free/reduced-priced meals and their families.

Breakfast will be offered from 8 – 10 a.m.
Lunch will be offered from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Meals will be provided during regular school day closures on:
Monday, March 16
Wednesday, March 18
Thursday, March 19

Meals will be available at the following schools across the District:
Boyd Anderson High School
Blanche Ely High School
Dillard High School
Flanagan High School
Hallandale High School
Miramar High School
Nova High School
Sunrise Middle School
Taravella High

Students are required to present their valid school identification and will receive a meal for themselves and family members that are present.

Meal distribution can be accessed by walking up or driving up to the designated location on campus.
Child Care Assistance

To help curb the impact school closures will have on our community, Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) is offering free child care for emergency responders and medical employees who work in Broward County and for essential BCPS staff . Child care will be available from 7 a.m. – 6 p.m. from March 16 – 20, for kids from Pre-K through eighth grade, at the following elementary schools:


PUBLIC SCHOOLS
 Fee-Based Camps for Students
In preparation for spring break each year, Broward County Public Schools establishes several fee-based child care spring break camps at District school facilities. These programs are operated by both private child care companies and BCPS staff at various school site locations.
The programs operate from March 23 – 27, 2020, from 7 a.m. – 6 p.m. These are fee-based programs and are managed by each of the companies defined in the list below. These child care spring break camps all meet the criteria to provide child care programs in our schools. Each site will have security and provide food service as a part of the full-day program.



For more information visit Broward County Schools
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 Programming/Business
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.
10770 West Oakland Park Blvd.
Sunrise, FL. 33351
Phone: (954) 746-3250
Email address: mryan@sunrisefl.gov