Governor Ron DeSantis’ Safe. Smart. Step-by-Step Plan for Florida’s Recovery is underway with Phase 2 of the plan underway in all parts of Florida except Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach Counties. Broward County Administrator Bertha Henry signed Emergency order 20-15 on Friday, June 5 that allows youth activities and summer camps to open as of Monday, June 8 with restrictions. The order also allows large-building businesses such as movie theaters and bowling alleys to open their doors at a maximum capacity of 50% on the following Monday, June 15. The business’ operation must be in adherence to social-distancing, facial-covering and sanitation requirements as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Please read the complete orders, along with attachments, for additional information on restrictions and requirements to protect public safety during these re-openings. Please note that City of Hollywood operated summer camps are preparing to open on Monday, June 15th. Parents should check with specific camp providers for the status of any camp they are considering for their children.
Governor DeSantis Executive Orders
Broward County Emergency Orders
City of Hollywood Emergency Orders
As part of the City’s “Backing Businesses” efforts, the City of Hollywood has issued Emergency Order 20-03: Temporary Cafe Zone Order that creates temporary café zones allowing restaurants to expand into public and private property adjacent to their businesses such as: public rights of way, sidewalks, private outdoor areas and parking lots. A helpful Program Guide is available to assist interested businesses with participation in the program.
For the safe reopening of lodging and accommodations, it is important that employers and employees respect the myriad of protective measures to ensure the comfort and safety of guests and staff. ATTACHMENT 13
A. Operations Requirements
C. Food Services
1. Gyms and Fitness Centers a) If a gym or fitness center cannot comply with the requirements of Attachment 14 to this Emergency Order, gyms and fitness centers must remain closed. Any operating gym or fitness center must adhere to the rules outlined in Attachment 14 to this Emergency Order.
a) All pools that cannot comply with the requirements of Attachment 12 to Emergency Order 20-12 must remain closed.
b) Any operating pool must adhere to the requirements of Emergency Order 20-12, Attachment 12.
a) All beachfront establishments must comply with Attachment 1 of this Emergency Order.
4. Other Outdoor Recreation
a) All outdoor recreation areas on hotel property are permitted to operate only in accordance with the applicable portions of Emergency Order 20-12 (for example, boating and marine activities must comply with Attachment 91 golf courses must comply with Attachment 10, and so forth).
5. Personal Care Services
a) Any spa or salon services must comply with the requirements of Emergency Order 20-12, Attachment 4.
6. Bellhop and Valet Service
a) Bellhop staff and Valets must wear single use gloves and a facial covering while performing the requested service and must sanitize their hands before and after performing the requested service.
b) Valet parking should be restricted only to guests with placards or plates for disabled parking or who otherwise need assistance.
c) Luggage should be delivered either before or after guests arrive to their room and avoid traveling with guests to their rooms.
7. Courtesy Shuttles
a) Courtesy shuttles must sanitize high-touch points of the shuttle after each trip, deep clean the vehicle on a daily basis, and ensure compliance with physical distancing requirements by limiting
capacity of the vehicle consistent with the CDC Guidelines. People in the same household are not required to comply with the social distancing requirements.
b) All persons within the courtesy shuttle must wear a facial covering.
8. Laundry Service
a) Laundry must be washed in accordance with CDC guidelines (https://www.cdc.gov/infectioncontrol/guidelines/environmental/background/laundry.html).
b) Dirty linens must be bagged in guest rooms to eliminate unnecessary contact.
9. Business Centers
a) Business center capacity must be limited to 50% maximum occupancy.
b) All persons in business centers must wear a facial covering.
c) Sanitizing wipes must be made available to guests to sanitize technology, equipment, office supplies, and workspaces prior to their use.
d) This area must be cleaned as frequently as other public spaces and communal areas.
e) A staff member must monitor the business center to ensure compliance with these requirements.
f) Technology and other machines must be appropriately spaced to allow for at least 6 feet of social distancing.
g) There should be separate places designated for clean and for used writing utensils.
E. Sanitation and Safety Requirements
1. Public Spaces and Communal Areas
a) All Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR)sanitation guidelines must be followed, including Florida Administrative Code Section 61C-3.001, Sanitation and Safety Requirements.
b) High-touch front services spaces and equipment, including keys, property management systems, bell desks, luggage storerooms, luggage belts, bell carts, etc., must be sanitized frequently and no less than hourly.
c) HVAC air filters should be cleaned or replaced monthly to maximize clean air.
d) Sanitation and safety efforts should comply with Emergency Order 20-12, Attachment 1.
2. Guest Rooms
a) Guest rooms must be deep cleaned after guest check-out in accordance with the CDC-recommended cleaning procedures https://cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/disinfectingbuilding-facility.html.
b) Staff must wear facial coverings and gloves when cleaning.
c) After a room has been cleaned, guest rooms may not be entered by any person until the next guest arrives.
d) A tent card that explains the heightened cleaning procedures must be placed in every guest room, particularly related to high-touch areas, when possible.
e) For the duration of the guest stay, guest room housekeeping must be limited or by-request.
f) The number of amenity items provided in the guest room (e.g., coffee stations, extra pillows, pens, robes, single-serve beverages) should be limited. Consider providing these amenities on demand in order to reduce the number of touch points and cleaning/sanitation demands of the room, when possible. Offer written services (e.g., magazines, guest service directory, mini bars) electronically on the guest room screen or send to guest mobile phone.
Commercial gyms and fitness centers, including1 but not limited to, dance studios, martial arts studios, yoga studios, spinning studios, personal training services, and similar establishments, must comply with all applicable provisions of this Attachment 14. Patrons must wear facial coverings except when physically working out and during the cool-down portion of their workout.
A. Occupancy and Access
8. Sanitation and Safety Requirements
1. Make readily available dispensers of a disinfectant included on the EPA List N: Disinfectants for Use Against SARS-CoV-2 (https://www.epa.gov/pesticideregistration/list-n-disinfectants-use-against-sars-cov-2) and provide patrons with sufficient cleaning materials, including disposable wipes, at all entrances and at various locations throughout the facility. Hygiene signage must be prominently displayed at all entrances.
All employees and patrons must be required to sanitize their hands:
2. Social distancing markers should be placed in front of the reception/membership desk and all other appropriate areas.
3. Equipment stations must be appropriately distanced (at least ten feet between each piece of cardiovascular equipment or exercise station, except that spacing can be six feet if non-cloth protective barriers, such as plexiglass or panels, are placed between equipment/stations and are regularly sanitized).
4. Fitness classes must be restricted in number of attendees to ensure social distancing of at least ten feet between persons in all directions unless there are non-cloth protective barriers, such as plexiglass or panels, placed to separate each attendee. Markers must be placed to indicate the appropriate distance.
5. Aquatic programs must be limited as to class size to meet the ten foot distance requirement; in lap lanes, the ten-foot requirement is deemed met while swimming laps provided no more than one person is using a lane at any time. Lap lane sharing is prohibited.
6. Social distancing between persons engaged in any physical activity should be measured from head to head.
7. Disinfecting wipes must be available throughout the facility and patrons must sanitize each machine after use. Equipment must be allowed to· fully dry before next use. Staff must monitor the floor and exercise area to sanitize any and all equipment if a patron fails to do so.
Surfaces to be sanitized include but are not limited to:
8. Ensure that all products used to sanitize have adequate time to dry, which drying time is essential to ensuring the safety of workers and patrons.
9. Remove any unnecessary chairs, tables, or other furniture and all magazines and similar shared items.
10. Discontinue providing heart monitors, mats, blocks, bolsters, or similar equipment to customers.
11. During daily operation, routinely clean and disinfect surfaces, particularly high-touch surfaces such as faucets, toilets, doorknobs, light switches, and all furniture/equipment that is in use.
12. Restrooms must be sanitized no less frequently than hourly. Soap must be readily available for patrons.
13. Deep clean the facility at least once every twenty-four (24) hours.
C. Operational Requirements
In addition to complying with Attachment 16, summer camps and establishments offering youth activities may provide activities in Parks in Broward County subject to compliance with the guidelines of Attachment 8, and in Broward County beaches subject to compliance with the guidelines of Attachment 15, provided that, to the extent feasible,
Attachment 17 As of the effective date, Bowling Alleys, Arcades, and Indoor Amusement Facilities may operate subject to a fifty percent (50%) maximum capacity limitation. As used here, “Bowling Alleys, Arcades, and Indoor Amusement Facilities” means establishments that offer recreational activities such as bowling, laser tag, arcade games, movies, or similar recreational activities. Amusement parks that are subject to the Governor’s Executive Order 20-123 are not included within the definition of Bowling Alleys, Arcades, and Indoor Amusement Facilities. Establishments that include other specific uses such as restaurants, retail, or movie theaters must also comply with the applicable attachment for those specific uses.
Pari-mutuel Facilities, provided such establishments have submitted a reopening and operation plan for COVID-19 mitigation and sanitation (“Pari-Mutuel Plan”) to the County Administrator, received written approval of that Pari-Mutuel Plan from the County Administrator and state approval by the Department of Business and Professional Regulation, and operate in conformance with that approved Pari-Mutuel Plan. Any proposed material change from the Pari-Mutuel Plan, including any increase in capacity limits, shall require resubmission and new approval of an amended Pari-Mutuel Plan. To the extent the establishment is being utilized by a professional sports team to conduct or host a training, competition, event, or game in accordance with the Governor’s Executive Order 20-123, the restrictions of this section or Emergency Order 20-12 do not apply.
Vacation Rentals: Attachment 18 (Short-Term Vacation Rental Reopening Plan for Broward County, as approved by the Department of Business and Professional Regulation
Concert Houses, Auditoriums, and Playhouses, provided such establishments have submitted a reopening and operation plan for COVID-19 mitigation and sanitation to the County Administrator, received written approval from the County Administrator, and operate in conformance with that approved plan.