UPDATE AUGUST 7, 2020 2:00 PM: CASE COUNT AND STATUS OF PROTECTIVE MEASURES. 18 NEW CASES IN MONROE COUNTY REPORTED TODAY.

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Public Information Officer Mary Swaney
mary.swaney@islamorada.fl.us
305-664-6411

 Summary of Important Actions Addressing Coronavirus
Updated August 7, 2020 2:00 PM

MONROE COUNTY CASE COUNT AND STATUS. 18 new cases reported today.

There are 1456 positive cases in Monroe County since the beginning of coronavirus reporting. The Florida Department of Health in Monroe County is reporting 1456 total cases in Monroe County - 1430 residents and 26 non-residents.

Key West - 677
Key Largo - 193
Tavernier - 115
Islamorada - 54
Long Key - 4
Layton - 1
Duck Key - 1
Key Colony Beach - 8
Marathon - 158
Marathon Shores - 1

Big Pine Key - 27
Big Torch Key - 1
Little Torch Key - 3
Ramrod Key - 2

Summerland Key - 34
Cudjoe Key - 4
Sugarloaf - 3
Stock Island - 39
Homeless - 1
Non-residents - 26
Missing City - 104

There are nine (9) current hospitalizations in the county; that number does not take into account those hospitalized outside of Monroe County.
Thirteen 
(13) COVID-19-related deaths have been reported in Monroe County.
Updates are provided at https://floridahealthcovid19.gov and the surveilance dashboard. Testing continues throughout the county.

 

All Islamorada Public Parks, Public Beaches and Public Boat Ramps
Will be Closed to the Public
FRIDAY, JULY 24 TO WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 19, 2020
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NIGHTLY RESTAURANT CLOSURES
AND ALCOHOL SALES BAN COUNTYWIDE
Friday, July 24 to Wednesday, August 19, 2020

MONROE COUNTY, FL – The Monroe County Board of County Commissioners will implement a countywide closure of restaurants and bars nightly from 11 p.m. until 5 a.m. and will prohibit alcohol package sales nightly from 11 p.m. until 7 a.m. (in conjunction with the normal 4 a.m. to 7 a.m. alcohol sale ban) starting on Friday, July 24 and extending through Wednesday, August 19. The ordinance will be re-discussed at the regularly scheduled board meeting on Wednesday, August 19 where it could potentially be renewed. Bars are still currently closed per the Department of Business and Professional Regulation Emergency Order but are included in the local ordinance should things change at the state level.

The closures and alcohol sales will be in effect throughout the county and municipalities unless a municipality enacts different rules.

Any person found in violation may be punished by up to 60 days in the County jail and/or a fine of up to $500. Violators are also subject to administrative fines of up to $1,000 for a first offense and $5,000 for a repeat offense. Each day a violation of this ordinance occurs is considered a separate offense.

County Amends Facial Covering Ordinance, Adds Stricter Penalties for Non-compliance
& Mandatory Business Closures if Employee Test Positive for COVID-19
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Alcoholic Beverage Sales Restricted - Bars Closed in Florida

The State of Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation issued an emergency declaration Friday, June 26, 2020, prohibiting alcoholic beverage sales for consumption on the premises of businesses that derive more than 50 percent of gross revenues from sales of alcoholic beverages. Those businesses can continue to sell alcoholic beverages in sealed containers for consumption off premises.

Businesses licensed as public food service establishments or restaurants may continue to operate for on-premises consumption of food and beverages at tables as long as vendors derive 50 percent or less of gross revenues from alcoholic beverage sales.

ADMINISTRATIVE CENTER LIMITED REOPENING
EFFECTIVE 6/22/2020

HOURS:  MONDAY-THURSDAY 9 AM – 3 PM, FRIDAY 9 AM – 12 PM

Village offices will re-open to the public with restrictions on Monday, June 22, 2020.  We will be open Monday through Thursday from 9 am to 3 pm and Friday from 9 am to 12 pm.  Masks are required at all times while in the building. A maximum of three (3) persons will be allowed in all lobbies. The 1st floor lobby will be staffed to maintain occupancy in the building.

Drop box procedures for new submittals, resubmittals, payments and pick up will remain in effect and will be processed the next business day after drop-off. Drop box will be located in 1st floor lobby. Transmittal sheet and log to be completed prior to entering lobby for drop-off.

In-person meetings may be conducted at the approval of all staff involved. Requests for such meetings are to be approved by the Department Head and proper accommodations will be made. Virtual/Zoom meetings are preferred.

Please direct questions to 305-664-6437.
You may also use the Village Staff Directory to find the phone number and email of the staff member you need.

Village inspectors are perfoming all inspections. Utilizing the drop box in front of the building and the CityView Portal for submittal of Building Permits, Planning Applications, Code Compliance, contractor registration and renewal and making payments allowed all building and planning department activities to continue during the office closure.

Parks and Outdoor Recreation Areas: Read full release 

Salons, Barbershops and Cosmetology Specialty Salons May Reopen with Restrictions: Read full release

The Fire Department Can Help Determine Your Occupancy Load: Read full release


 

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