In order to safeguard the wellbeing of our community, the City of Coral Gables will be enforcing Miami-Dade County’s Emergency Orders in response to the public health threat of COVID-19 as they apply to all of Miami-Dade County. Your safety is our priority.

Effective 9 a.m. Thursday, March 19, 2020:
  • All parks, beaches, and recreational facilities throughout the County are ordered closed.
  • This includes both publicly-owned and private-owned parks, beaches, and recreational facilities.

Also, Effective 9 p.m. Thursday, March 19, 2020:
  • All non-essential commercial establishments are ordered closed.
  • Essential establishments may remain open, here’s a summary of these business:
o   Healthcare providers;
o   Grocery stores, farmers’ markets, food banks, and convenience stores;
o   Food cultivation (farming, livestock, and fishing);
o   Businesses that provide food, shelter, and social services to needy individuals;
o   Media services;
o   Gas stations, auto-supply, and auto-repair stores;
o   Banks;
o   Hardware stores;
o   Contractors (appliance repair personnel, exterminators, etc.);
o   Businesses providing mailing and shipping services;
o   Private colleges, trade schools, and technical colleges but only as needed to facilitate distance learning;
o   Laundromats and dry cleaners;
o   Restaurants only for take-out and delivery;
o   Schools and entities that provide free food service, only for pick-up and takeaway;
o   Businesses that supply office products;
o   Businesses that ship/deliver groceries, food, good, or services directly to homes;
o   Airlines, taxis, and other private transportation providers;
o   Home-based care providers;
o   Assisted living facilities, nursing homes, and adult day care centers;
o   Professional services (legal/accounting) when necessary to assist with legally mandated activities;
o   Landscape and pool care businesses;
o   Childcare facilities with certain mandatory conditions;
o   Businesses operating at any airport, seaport, or other governmental facility;
o   Pet supply stores;
o   Logistics providers (warehouses, trucks, consolidators, fumigators, handlers);
o   Telecommunications providers;
o   Propane or natural gas providers;
o   Office space and administrative support for the listed activities;
o   Open construction sites;
o   Architectural, engineering, and land surveying services;
o   Factories, manufacturing plants;
o   Waste management services;
o   Any business that interacts with customers solely through electronic or telephonic means and that delivers products via mail or delivery services.

Previous Emergency Orders Being Enforced in Coral Gables
As a reminder to our community, the City of Coral Gables will continue to enforce all County Mayor’s Emergency Orders that have been previously announced, including:
  • No person shall operate any common-used moped, motorized scooter, bicycle or motorized bicycle, or any micromobility device, on any public street or sidewalk within the limits Miami-Dade County. This does not apply to the use of personally-owned devices.

  • All food service establishments, movie theaters, playhouses and general gathering places are closed, with restaurant kitchens allowed to stay open for takeout and delivery orders.

The City of Coral Gables continues to monitor the development of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and will be providing updates as needed.

We understand the overwhelming challenges our entire Coral Gables community is facing. The City of Coral Gables, along with our partners at the Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce and Business Improvement District of Coral Gables, are working on initiatives to support our local merchants and their employees in this time of need.
Please check the City’s website for the latest updates, and the CDC website,