Recommendations and Resources for Condominiums Tuesday, March 31, 2020
The City of Miami Beach is urging all condominiums to take abundant precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Minimizing contact through social distancing is critical to achieve this. Please read the important information below.

Miami-Dade County Emergency Order Mandates the Closure of Pools and Common Areas
All pools, hot tubs, golf courses, tennis courts, basketball courts, fitness centers, gymnasiums and other common use amenities, whether of a commercial or non-commercial nature, are closed for all purposes. Notwithstanding the foregoing, this order does not apply to any pool, hot tub, tennis court, basketball court, fitness center, gymnasium or other amenity located: (a) on a single family residential lot, or, (b) at any townhouse, duplex, or villa, and which is for the exclusive recreational or leisure use of the inhabitants of such individual dwelling unit. 


State of Florida Orders Travelers from Louisiana and the New York Tri-State Area to Quarantine/Self-Isolate for 14 Days
In Executive Order 20-86, Governor DeSantis ordered those who travel to Florida from an area with substantial community spread, to include travelers from Louisiana, to isolate or quarantine for 14 days upon entering the state. A similar order (Executive Order 20-82) was previously issued, and remains in place, for travelers from New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Violation of Executive Order 20-82 or 20-86 is a second-degree misdemeanor pursuant to Section 252.50, Florida Statutes.


City of Miami Beach Revised Emergency Declaration
Click here  to read the revised Declaration of Emergency Measures effective April 1, 2020. Any violation of the aforementioned emergency measures would subject the individual or business entity to criminal penalties.

Real Estate Services The City of Miami Beach has determined that realty services are non-essential businesses and, therefore; be deemed prohibited business operations and/or conduct pursuant to Miami-Dade County Emergency Order 07-20. 

Moreover, the City of Miami Beach will take any appropriate enforcement action in order to ensure compliance with Emergency Order 07-20, should there be a violation by a real estate business within the territorial jurisdiction of the City of Miami Beach.

Restaurant Kitchens May Now Operate After Midnight for Delivery Only  — The city has revised the emergency order to allow restaurants to continue to operate their kitchens after midnight, for delivery services only.

How to Properly Clean and Disinfect
The CDC has provided recommendations on the cleaning and disinfection of rooms or areas occupied by those with suspected or with confirmed COVID-19. These recommendations are important to implement within building common areas. Please click here to read detailed information on Cleaning and Disinfection Community Facilities.

Click here  to view recommended everyday steps and the extra steps you should take when someone is sick to safely disinfect your home.

“Safer at Home” Order
The City of Miami Beach issued a “Safer at Home” Emergency Order, requiring all persons living in the city to remain in their homes to the maximum extent possible.


Condominium Recommendations 

  • Maintain high-traffic areas and frequently touched surfaces clean and disinfected.

  • Limit the number of people getting into each elevator car. Encourage residents to ride elevators only with their own party, wait for the next empty elevator car, or take the stairs.

  • Keep a list of all elderly and/or disabled residents who may require periodic wellness checks.

  • Discourage unessential visitors.

  • Encourage that all residents follow the city’s mandated curfew hours, which is 12 a.m. to 5 a.m. each day, until further notice.

Please visit www.miamibeachfl.gov/coronavirus to view more details and recommended guidance for condominium associations and property managers to help curb the spread of COVID-19.

Questions?

If you are aware of a violation of any of the State, County or City Emergency Orders, please contact the city’s non-emergency police number at 305.673.7901.

Visi t www.cdc.gov/coronavirus to view more Information on how to protect yourself and what to do If you feel that you have been exposed to COVID-19.

The Florida Department of Health has established a call center for all COVID-19 questions, available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 1.866.779.6121 or email your questions to COVID-19@flhealth.gov.

Should you have any questions for the City of Miami Beach, please call our city hotline at 305.604.CITY (2489) , open from Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. or email MBCovid@miamibeachfl.gov.