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Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez signs Executive Order requiring clear marking of social distance in businesses, at construction sites

Visible marks will help ensure compliance of six-foot spacing between people

MIAMI ( March 27, 2020 )

Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez signed an Executive Order on Friday, March 27, 2020 requiring all essential businesses that remain open in Miami-Dade County to clearly alert people of the required six-feet spacing between individuals.

This Emergency Order will help reduce the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). This Order applies to all public sites, including pick-up and take-out areas at restaurants, as well as employee breakrooms and common-use areas.

All sites should have markings on their floors or some other visible means to alert people of the County requirement to stay six feet apart.

The Miami-Dade Police Department will continue to be out in full force monitoring construction sites, restaurant pick-up windows, convenience stores, grocery stores, gas stations and other essential businesses to make sure everyone is abiding by this Order.

Mayor Gimenez urges everyone to continue to take personal responsibility. Everyone should act as if they are infected with COVID-19 and remain at home as much as possible to avoid transmitting this virus. This ensures compliance with the countywide “Safer at Home” Executive Order issued yesterday, which is being strictly enforced.

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