Coronavirus Updates

Broward County Reopening Information 

Governor DeSantis approved Phase 1 of Broward County's reopening plan. The County Administrator has issued Emergency Orders 20-10, 20-12, and 20-13 respectively. The Orders provide responsibilities for businesses and residents to adhere to social distancing, facial covering, and sanitation requirements as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). 

In addition, the Orders provide operational and sanitation guidelines for the following businesses and amenities:

General Requirements for All Establishments

Beaches in Broward County  (authorized to reopen May 26, 2020) 

Commercial Gyms & Fitness Centers 
(authorized to reopen May 26, 2020) 

Hotels, Motels, and Lodging Establishments (authorized to reopen to general guests May 26, 2020)

Restaurants & Food Establishments

Retail Stores

Personal Service

Movie Theaters

Community Rooms, Fitness Centers, and Gyms in Housing Developments


Parks in Broward County Limited Reopening Guidelines

Boating and Marine Activities Requirements

Golf Course Limited Reopening Requirements

Pool Decks, Pools, and Other Residential Recreational Amenities in Housing Developments

Public Community Pools & Private Club Pools

The current phase of the reopening plan does not include bars or large venues.

View the Broward County Phase One Reopening FAQs Here

View the complete Broward County Emergency Order 20-10 here. (issued on May 14, 2020) 
View the complete Broward County Emergency Order 20-12 here.  (issued on May 21, 2020)
View the complete Broward County Emergency Order 20-13 here.  (issued on May 22, 2020) 

To reopen, businesses will need to adhere to strict operating, cleaning, and safety guidelines for employees and customers, along with limitations on capacities and regulations on social distancing. The City has developed the following checklists: 

View the Restaurant Recovery Checklist here.
View the Responsible Patron Checklist here

The Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce has created a Return to Work Checklist that businesses can access and follow as they get ready to reopen. The Chamber has also developed a comprehensive reopening guide that can be accessed here. The guide offers businesses recommendations for safely reopening and gaining consumers’ trust.

CDC Offers Reopening Guidance for Cleaning and Disinfecting Businesses -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released “Guidance for Cleaning and Disinfecting Public Spaces, Workplaces, Businesses, Schools, and Homes.” The guidelines offer specific recommendations and best practices for cleaning and disinfection of a wide range of entities, including restaurants, offices, schools, healthcare facilities, childcare programs, faith-based organizations, recreational facilities, transportation companies, and more. The CDC also released "Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employees," which offers updated strategies and recommendations for employers responding to COVID-19, including those seeking to resume normal or phased business operations.

Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association Offers Standards for Hospitality Reopening -- The Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association in partnership with the National Restaurant Association and the American Hotel and Lodging Association, has developed a set of reopening standards for restaurants and hotels. The standards cover a wide range of areas including food safety, cleaning and sanitizing, employee health and personal hygiene, social distancing, infection prevention, environmental safety, and more. The operating standards are designed to increase safety, restore consumer confidence, and deliver a clean, comfortable, and sanitary experience to guests.

City of Wilton Manors Emergency Orders

EO 2020-001

EO 2020-002

EO 2020-003

EO 2020-004

EO 2020-005

EO 2020-006

EO 2020-007

EO 2020-008