Update as of 7/31/20 5:30 PM
Isaias has strengthened into a Category 1 hurricane. It
has maximum sustained winds of 75 mph and is expected to strengthen to a
Category 2 hurricane as it impacts the Bahamas this weekend. The City is currently under a Hurricane Watch which means hurricane conditions (sustained winds of more
than 74 mph) are possible within the next 24 to 36 hours. Residents are encouraged to complete their storm preparations, continue monitoring this storm and ensure they have a hurricane plan in place.
No Garbage/Recycling Pickup on SaturdayDue to the possibility of Tropical Storm or Hurricane force winds on Saturday, there will be no garbage, recycling or commingled pick up on Saturday. Customers are asked to secure garbage carts and solid/commingled and recyclable materials in a safe, sheltered location. Please do not place garbage carts out for collection.
Parks, Swimming Pools and Recreational Facilities
All youth sports activities and aquatic activities are suspended for Saturday and Sunday due to Hurricane Isaias. Additionally all parks, including dog parks, will be closed on Saturday and Sunday.
Sun Shuttle by Circuit Ride Service Suspended
The Sun Shuttle Micro-transit service that provides free rides around Downtown Hollywood and Hollywood Beach will be suspended Saturday and Sunday due to the possibility of sustained winds in excess of 35 mph. it is not safe for the electric cars to operate in storm conditions.
Finalize Storm Preparations
City of Hollywood Emergency Management staff and public safety personnel are monitoring the track and development of Hurricane Isaias and making preparations. Residents should finalize their emergency plans and make sure they are prepared for severe weather and possible hurricane conditions:
Residents are encouraged to visit www.hollywoodfl.org/emergency for hurricane preparation tips and information on needed hurricane supplies.
Before, during and after a storm important information will be posted on the City’s website at www.hollywoodfl.org, shared via CodeRED Alerts, through NotifyMe “News and Announcements” email and text messages and on the City’s social media sites, Facebook and Twitter. Receive the latest emergency updates and information by signing up today. Please bookmark, follow, like and subscribe to the City’s various information sources to be in the know.
Please stay tuned to radio and television broadcasts for further details of the storm movement and potential impact to our area.
All state-supported drive-thru and walk-up COVID-19 testing sites are temporarily closed in anticipation of impacts from Hurricane Isaias.
The sites will remain closed until they are safe to reopen, with all sites anticipated to be reopened at the latest by 8 a.m., Wednesday, August 5.
Free COVID-19 testing remains available through local County Health Departments. Please call in advance for testing through County Health Department, contact information for all counties is available here.
Testing site re-openings will be posted on Florida Division of Emergency Management’s social media. The Facebook page is available here and the Twitter page is available here.
While sites are closed, individuals are encouraged to follow all guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the recent Public Health Advisory issued by the Florida Department of Health.
A list of all state-supported testing sites can be found here