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Coronavirus Information and Updates

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May 22, 2020 7:56 PM

Broward County issued Emergency Order 20-13 today, extending its Phase 1 reopening guidelines to beaches, commercial gyms and fitness centers, hotels and other commercial lodging, with restrictions, effective Tuesday, May 26. The order is available online at https://www.broward.org/CoronaVirus/Documents/EmergencyOrder20-13.pdf.

These reopenings are in addition to those outlined in Emergency Order 20-12, issued May 21, and available at https://www.broward.org/CoronaVirus/Documents/EmergencyOrder20-12.pdf.

The City will reopen the fitness center at the Caporella Aquatic Complex on Friday, May 29, although the pool will remain closed. The hours of operation will be: 6 am – 7 pm, Mondays – Fridays, and 7:30 am – 6 pm on Saturdays. We will close the fitness center each day from 2 – 3 pm for an electrostatic sanitization and mid-day cleaning. Maximum participant capacity will be 15 people.

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May 21, 2020 4:46 PM

The City of Tamarac will be closed on Monday, May 25, as we observe Memorial Day. While we had to cancel this year’s ceremony, the City will share a video salute to honor those who lost their lives while serving in the U.S. Armed Forces. We thank all veterans for their service.

Tamarac’s next City Commission meeting is on Wednesday, May 27, at 9:30 am and will be conducted virtually. The Commission workshop scheduled for Tuesday, May 26, has been canceled.

Commission meetings can be viewed at www.Tamarac.org/CityCommissionMeetings and via Facebook Live on the City of Tamarac Facebook page. Public participation is welcome. Visit www.Tamarac.org/GovernmentMeetingInformation for details on how to submit comments for virtual meetings, or call the City Clerk’s office at (954) 597-3505.

Earlier today, Broward County issued an Emergency Order consolidating the directives in its previous orders on reopening. It also clarifies business and resident responsibilities for adhering to social distancing, facial covering and sanitation requirements recommended by the CDC. The order is available at www.Broward.org/CoronaVirus/Documents/EmergencyOrder20-12.pdf.

CareerSource Broward’s professional career development workshops are now online and free to all Broward County residents. If you have suffered a job loss or are looking to advance your career, visit www.careersourcebroward.com/career-seekers/onlineworkshops for information on workshops, schedule dates and links.

May 19, 2020 5:06 PM

This week’s Feeding South Florida food distribution schedule in Tamarac is as follows:

• Wednesday, May 20, 9 – 11 am. Christian Life Center, 2699 W. Commercial Blvd.
• Saturday, May 23, 8 – 11 am. Korean United Methodist Church, 6501 W. Commercial Blvd.

The City will resume its two community bus routes on a modified schedule starting Wednesday, May 27. The Red route will run from 7 am – 4 pm on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, while the Red Extension route will operate from 9 am – 2 pm on Thursdays. No fares will be collected, and all passengers must wear masks while riding. Only 10 passengers will be allowed per trip.

To protect the health of children and prevent the spread of the Coronavirus, Tamarac made the difficult decision to cancel the City-run summer camp program this year.