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Town of Palm Beach COVID-19 Alerts

35 Alerts
April 6, 2020 5:33 PM

COVID-19 UPDATE #2 of 2 for 4/6/20

• The Town has strongly encouraged the management of Publix to implement additional solutions to ensure compliance with CDC social distancing guidelines for their customers and workers.

o We have asked that they safely limit the number of people who...

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April 6, 2020 12:46 PM

COVID-19 UPDATE #1 of 2 for 4/6/20

• Town Manager, Kirk Blouin, and members of his team will provide an update on the COVID-19 outbreak at 3:00PM today, via live audio stream from the Town’s website. Questions can be sent to questions@townofpalmbeach.com. Archived audio from previous...

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April 5, 2020 1:30 PM

COVID-19 UPDATE for 4/5/20

• As of 1:00PM today and as projected, the number of confirmed COVID positive cases in Palm Beach County has almost doubled from 567 to 998 since April 1, according to reports from the Florida Department of Health. Deaths since April 1 in Palm Beach...

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April 4, 2020 12:19 PM

COVID-19 UPDATE for 4/4/20

• The number of confirmed COVID positive cases and associated deaths will unfortunately continue to increase in the days and weeks ahead. The peak is not here yet, so it is especially important for us to continue following the Statewide Stay at Home...

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April 3, 2020 12:54 PM

COVID-19 UPDATE for 4/3/20

• Council President Pro-Tem and Chair of the Public Safety Committee, Maggie Zeidman, will moderate today's 3:00 PM Town Manager’s Community Briefing, featuring Infectious Disease Specialist, Dr. David Dodson. Dr. Dodson will give a brief overview of...

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April 2, 2020 2:01 PM

COVID-19 UPDATE for 4/2/20

• On April 1, 2020, Governor DeSantis issued Executive Order (EO) 20-91 (Essential Services and Activities During COVID-19 Emergency), also known as a “Stay at Home” order, and Executive Order 20-92 (Amending Executive Order 20-91).

• EO 20-91, which ...

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April 1, 2020 1:34 PM

COVID-19 UPDATE for 4/01/20

• Today’s alert is the 30th update the Town has provided about the Coronavirus outbreak and our efforts to mitigate its spread. Today is also the original deadline to complete the 2020 Census. The Town of Palm Beach has the lowest Census participation...

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March 31, 2020 1:17 PM

COVID-19 UPDATE for 3/31/20

• The Town would like to begin today’s update with a thank you to those who are abiding by the Stay Home - Stay Safe Order. Please encourage your friends, family, and neighbors to join you in helping us to slow the spread of COVID-19 and flatten the...

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March 30, 2020 1:03 PM

COVID-19 UPDATE for 3/30/20

• The Town issued an Emergency Order on March 28, titled “Shelter in Place – Safer at Home”, urging residents to stay home to help flatten the curve and slow the spread of COVID-19.

• On March 29, Palm Beach County amended its Emergency Order No. 3,...

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March 29, 2020 12:00 PM

COVID-19 UPDATE for 3/29/20

• The Town is receiving numerous complaints about illegal use of public beach areas and the lack of social distancing, especially on the north end beaches. The Town is reminding everyone that all public beaches are closed, including the areas east of the...

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March 28, 2020 11:40 AM

COVID-19 UPDATE for 3/28/20

• The Town of Palm Beach Chief of Police has issued Emergency Order No. 2020-01, urging residents of the Town to “Shelter in Place”. Residents and visitors may continue to engage in travel to and from critical retail and commercial business locations, to...

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March 27, 2020 3:40 PM

COVID-19 UPDATE for 3/27/20

• A Special Town Council Meeting was held at 11:00AM today. During this meeting, Town Manager Blouin provided his daily community update. Daily updates will resume on Monday, March 30 at 3:00PM. The audio from this morning’s meeting is available from...

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March 26, 2020 1:49 PM

COVID-19 UPDATE for 3/26/20

• Palm Beach County issued Emergency Orders #2 and #3 late yesterday. Order #2 mandates all non-critical retail and commercial businesses to close immediately and provides a list of businesses and services that are deemed critical and essential.

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March 25, 2020 1:27 PM

COVID-19 UPDATE for 3/25/20

• The Town has observed and is aware of groups gathering in public places and on private properties to congregate. This is incredibly troubling and irresponsible, and is not in accordance with social (physical) distancing guidelines of the CDC. To stop...

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March 24, 2020 12:11 PM

COVID-19 Update for 3/24/20

• Due to a significant and unsafe increase in activity on the Lake Trail, the following regulations will take effect immediately, as ordered by the Chief of Police of the Town of Palm Beach, in accordance to Section 58-41 of the Town Code of Ordinances: ...

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March 23, 2020 1:35 PM

COVID-19 Notice for 3/23/20

• As anticipated, the COVID-19 outbreak may be causing a lot of stress and anxiety due to the uncertainty of this evolving situation. This is understandable but the Town urges calm, kindness and respect for one another. We are all in this together and...

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March 22, 2020 12:25 PM

COVID-19 Notice for 3/22/20

• As of 11:30AM today the Florida Dept. of Health has reported:

o 59 confirmed cases in Palm Beach County, with 1 death. WE CAUTION YOU NOT TO MAKE FAMILY DECISIONS BASED ON THE NUMBER OF CONFIRMED TEST RESULTS in the county, as testing has been very...

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March 21, 2020 1:43 PM

COVID-19 Notice #2 for 3/21/20

• All non-essential business should be closed as ordered by Governor DeSantis via Executive Order 20-70. Non-essential businesses include restaurants, bars, taverns, pubs, nightclubs, banquet halls, cocktail lounges, cabarets, breweries, cafeterias,...

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March 21, 2020 12:08 PM

COVID-19 Notice #1 for 3/21/20 (Action Plan for Condos)

When a virus with pandemic potential emerges, it is vitally important for citizens to take steps to help slow the transmission throughout our community. In multifamily buildings where residents encounter each other frequently in the elevators, corridors,...

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March 20, 2020 2:07 PM

COVID-19 UPDATE for 3/20/20

• Governor DeSantis has issued Executive Order 20-70, requiring the closure of all non-essential businesses, effective immediately. Among businesses considered ESSENTIAL are grocery stores, gas stations, day care facilities and pet supply stores.

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March 19, 2020 2:28 PM

COVID-19 Notice for 3/19/20

• Beginning today, Town Manager, Kirk Blouin, will provide a daily update on the COVID-19 outbreak from 3:00 – 4:00PM, via live audio stream from the Town’s website. After his update, questions will be answered. Questions can be sent to...

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March 19, 2020 10:57 AM

MESSAGE FROM THE TOWN MANAGER

Dear Town of Palm Beach Residents and Community Stakeholders:

There is voluminous information on COVID-19 that government officials are tasked with reviewing each day in order to make the best decisions for their communities. As the Town Manager of Palm...

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March 19, 2020 10:34 AM

Town Manager's Daily Community COVID-19 Briefing

Town Manager Kirk Blouin will conduct a COVID – 19 Community Daily Briefing at 3:00 p.m. March 19, 2020.

The purpose of the briefing is to provide timely communication to residents and community stakeholders as the Town takes actions related to the...

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March 18, 2020 5:02 PM

COVID-19 Notice #2 for 3/18/20

• THE TOWN IS STRONGLY ENCOURAGING ALL NON-ESSENTIAL BUSINESSES TO CLOSE OR BEGIN PREPARING FOR CLOSURE IN THE EVENT OF A MANDATORY ORDER.

• SELF-ISOLATION IS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED FOR EVERYONE, ESPECIALLY FOR THE ELDERLY.

• PLEASE CONSIDER LIMITING...

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March 18, 2020 3:37 PM

COVID-19 Notice 3/18/20

• The Town of Palm Beach remains in a State of Emergency in response to the COVID-19 outbreak and a TOWNWIDE CURFEW is in effect from 9:00PM to 6:00AM until further notice. This applies to motorists and pedestrians.

• Self-isolation is strongly...

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March 17, 2020 4:06 PM

COVID-19 Notice 3/17/20

• The Town of Palm Beach issued a State of Emergency Declaration on March 16 in response to the COVID-19 outbreak.

• To protect our residents from the COVID-19 outbreak and help “flatten the curve”, and slow the infection growth rate, the following are...

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March 16, 2020 5:26 PM

Recreation Department COVID-19 update

The Recreation Department is working closely with the Town Manager’s office in response to COVID-19. The Town staff continues to stay in contact with the State Department of Health, State Fire Marshal, and State Department of Emergency Management to...

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March 16, 2020 1:49 PM

COVID-19 Notice 3/16/20

• The Town of Palm Beach has issued a State of Emergency Declaration. This declaration clears the way for decisive actions the Town will need to make in the coming days in response to the COVID-19 outbreak.

• To protect our residents from the COVID-19...

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March 15, 2020 1:47 PM

COVID-19 Notice 3/15/20

• As of this morning, Florida has 106 confirmed persons with COVID-19 and 4 deaths; Palm Beach County has 5 confirmed, no deaths. Remember there has not been across the board testing and many people may be asymptomatic while carrying the virus.

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March 14, 2020 12:39 PM

COVID-19 Notice 3/14/20

• As of this morning, there are 5 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Palm Beach County and 70 in the State of Florida.

• The Florida Department of Health COVID-19 Hotline and email is up and running 24/7. Call 866-779-6121 or email COVID-19@flhealth.gov with...

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March 13, 2020 6:04 PM

COVID-19 Notice 3/13/20

We know the COVID-19 outbreak has created great cause for concern, especially with this morning’s announcement that there are two confirmed cases in Palm Beach County. Rest assured your Elected Officials and Town Staff have been working diligently over...

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March 12, 2020 5:28 PM

Coronavirus Informational Notice 3/12/20

The Town continues to monitor and respond to the changes with the COVID-19 situation.

As of this update there have been 27 confirmed cases in Florida residents with 2 deaths. There are currently no confirmed positive test cases in Palm Beach County and...

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March 11, 2020 3:52 PM

Coronavirus Informational Notice 3/11/20

The Town of Palm Beach continues to actively monitor and adjust our practices in light of the novel (new) coronavirus disease called “coronavirus disease 2019” (abbreviated “COVID-19”). This coronavirus has now been detected in more than 100 locations...

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March 9, 2020 3:29 PM

Coronavirus Informational Notice 3/9/20

An information webpage for the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) has been created as a resource to the community. Town Staff will be providing updates via Town Alerts under Stay Informed on our website. Click on the link below to visit the webpage.

January 28, 2020 3:26 PM

Town Advisory: 2019 Novel Coronavirus Update

The 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) is a new virus that causes respiratory illness in people similar to the flu virus. This virus was first identified during an investigation into an outbreak in Wuhan, China where the virus is spreading via person to...

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