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Wynwood BID COVID-19 Update – 03.19.20

Dear Wynwood BID Community:

Please take a moment to review the following key updates and important precautions:

Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez has issued an executive order today mandating the closure of all non-essential businesses effective starting at 9:00pm tonight (3/19) based on recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Furthermore, municipal and privately owned parks, beaches and recreational facilities have been ordered to close effective at 9:00am today (3/19).

These recommendations become more stringent as the number of COVID-19 cases grows in our County and around the world.

This emergency order includes, but is not limited to, the closure of all:

  • art supply stores, craft supply stores
  • barbers, beauty salons, nail studios
  • bookstores
  • casinos, including Calder, Casino Miami, Magic City and Hialeah Park
  • clothing boutiques
  • fishing charters
  • golf courses
  • head or party boats licensed to carry more than six passengers
  • indoor amusement parks, trampoline parks, driving ranges
  • jewelry stores
  • malls
  • music supply stores
  • pawn shops
  • social clubs
  • souvenir stores
  • spas
  • sporting goods stores
  • tennis clubs
  • tutoring centers, music classes
  • toy stores and children’s stores
  • 15 miles of beaches from Government Cut to the Broward/Miami-Dade County line including Crandon Park Beach and the beach at Haulover Park
  • Zoo Miami

Businesses remaining open:

  • All medical facilities, doctors’ offices, and airlines will remain open.

Businesses that can remain open include:

  • architectural, engineering and landscape services
  • assisted living facilities (ALFs), nursing homes, adult day care centers and senior residential facilities
  • banks
  • business that interact with customers solely through electronic or telephonic means
  • business operating at any airport, seaport or other government facility
  • childcare facilities, but limiting to a maximum of 10 children and teachers in any one group
  • construction sites currently in operation, regardless of building type
  • convenience stores
  • factories, manufacturing facilities, bottling plants and other industrial sites
  • food cultivation, including farming, livestock and fishing
  • gas stations
  • grocery stores
  • hardware stores
  • home-based care for seniors, adults or children
  • landscaping and pool services
  • laundromats
  • logistics providers
  • mail and shipping services
  • marinas and boat ramps may remain open from 7:00am to sunset
  • natural and propane gas providers
  • newspapers, TV, radio and media services
  • pet supply stores
  • pharmacies
  • professional services, such as legal and accounting services
  • restaurant kitchens, for pick-up and delivery only
  • services providing food, shelter, social services and other necessities for the economically disadvantaged
  • taxis and private transportation providers
  • telecommunications providers
  • waste management service, including collection and disposal

Miami Building Department
Effective today (3/19), the City of Miami Building Department is temporarily amending its permitting processes and services. The changes include shifting in-person permit counter consultations to e-mail based consultations, as well as adding secure, easily accessible document drop boxes at the City’s main administrative building to eliminate the need for person-to-person exchanges. Customers may also dial: 305-416-2571 for additional information.

The Wynwood BID will continue to keep you updated on any substantive changes in policy or actions that may further impact our community. In the meantime, we are available via phone at 786-615-8828 and email at info@wynwoodbid.com should you have any questions.

Please stay safe and healthy,

Wynwood Business Improvement District