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Effective Monday, May 18, certain Miami-Dade County businesses were allowed to reopen with capacity restrictions and safety measures in place. This is Phase 1 of Miami-Dade County's efforts to move to a new normal.

Other businesses must remain closed. Following Phase 1, the potential opening of some of these businesses will be evaluated.

Hotels, commercial lodging accommodations and short-term vacation rentals are allowed to open and operate.

Emergency Orders

Emergency Order 24-20
May 31
Effective as of 12:01 a.m. on June 1, 2020, orders the following: public pools, including pools in municipal parks, may be open to the public if operated in accordance with the standards set for pools set forth in Emergency Order 23-20, as amended; banquet facilities and other event venues may be open to the public if operated at fifty percent of their rated capacity, and in accordance with the standards for hotel convention and banquet facilities set forth in Emergency Order 23-20, as amended.

Amendment No. 1 to Emergency Order 23-20
May 27
Effective as of 12:01 a.m. on June 1, 2020, amends paragraphs 3, 4, 5 and 6 of Emergency Order 23-20 to reopen beaches, swimming pools, and hotels, subject to social distancing and other requirements; to clarify that social distancing requirements do not apply to families residing together; to revise requirements relating to how an establishment must respond to positive COVID-19 cases at such establishment; and to clarify that facial coverings do not have to be worn while eating or drinking.

Emergency Order 23-20
May 15

Effective 12:01 a.m. on Monday, May 18, 2020, orders the opening of certain retail and commercial establishments in Miami-Dade County, conditioned on compliance with provisions set forth in Exhibit A (The Handbook). Allows for restaurants in the unincorporated municipal service area that comply with certain requirements to provide outdoor dining areas in accordance with the provisions set forth in Exhibit B.