4/28/20 – News Alert From Miami-Dade County Commissioner Sally A. Heyman

COVID-19 Miami-Dade County Update from Commissioner Sally Heyman

  • Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez signs Executive Order allowing restricted use of parks, waterways and golf courses.
    • Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez signed Executive Order 21-20 on Monday, April 27th, establishing guidelines for reopening parks, waterways and golf courses throughout the County. This order will go into effect at 6 a.m. on Wednesday, April 29th.
      • All regulations in Executive Order 21-20 were developed in consultation with health experts at the Florida Department of Health, Jackson Health System, U-Health and the medical schools at Florida International University and the University of Miami along with local coastal communities, the Miami-Dade County League of Cities and officials in Broward, Monroe and Palm Beach counties to ensure a coordinated effort throughout the region.
      • There will be strict enforcement of all new rules, so before heading to any of these places, read the details of Executive Order 21-20.
    • For the full Press Release
  • Miami-Dade County Animal Services Department hosts second Drive-Thru Pet Food Bank to help owners provide for their pets.
    • To help provide relief for Miami-Dade County’s pet owners during the COVID-19 crisis, Miami-Dade Animal Services (Animal Services Department) is hosting a second Drive-Thru Pet Food Bank on Thursday, April 30th, from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. (or while supplies last), at the Pet Adoption and Protection Center in Doral, located at 3599 NW 79th Avenue, Doral, FL 33122.
      • The pet food distribution event is made possible in part by the generous pet food donation from The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) as part of the national ASPCA COVID-19 Relief & Recovery Initiative, and the support of the Miami-Dade Police Department and the City of Doral Police Department.
      • To help ensure adherence to social distancing rules and for the safety and protection of event participants and staff, the pet food distribution event is Drive-Thru ONLY and exclusively for Miami-Dade County pet owners.
      • Walk-ups will not be accepted at the event.
      • Residents must wear masks or face coverings at all times during this event.
    • For the full Press Release.
    • For more information about the Animal Services Department’s programs serving Miami-Dade County’s pets and pet owners, call 311 or visit www.miamidade.gov/animals.

For the latest COVID-19 updates, information and resources, visit miamidade.gov/coronavirus.

Contact Commissioner Heyman
District Office
1100 NE 163 Street
Suite 303
North Miami Beach, FL 33162
Phone (305) 787-5999
Fax (305) 787-5998

Downtown Office
111 NW 1 Street
Suite 220
Miami, FL 33128
Phone (305) 375-5128
Fax (305) 372-6179

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