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Posted on: August 2, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Tropical Storm Isaias

TS Isaias

Update as of 8/2/20 2:00 PM

Tropical Storm Isaias Moving Away from Hollywood  

Hurricane and Tropical Storm warnings have been lifted for the east coast of Florida for all areas south of the Jupiter Inlet.  City of Hollywood Emergency Management staff and public safety personnel have assessed the impacts from the storm and there are no reports of significant damage.  Residents should continue to use caution when venturing outside throughout the day.  

Garbage, Recycling & Commingled Collections

Waste Pro, the City’s sanitation contractor, will resume the normal collection schedule for Garbage, Recycling and Commingled Material on Monday morning.  Those customers whose garbage and recycling was not collected on Saturday due to Tropical Storm Isaias will have their material picked up during their next scheduled collection.  

Parks, Swimming Pools and Recreational Facilities

All youth sports activities and aquatic activities are suspended for Sunday due to Hurricane Isaias.  Additionally all parks, including dog parks, are closed. 

Sun Shuttle by Circuit Ride Service Suspended

The Sun Shuttle Micro-transit service that provides free rides around Downtown Hollywood and Hollywood Beach remains suspended, but will resume normal service on Monday.

Residents can visit for hurricane information.

Before, during and after a storm important information is posted on the City’s website at, 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.

  • Website:
  • Emergency Website:
  • Twitter: @cohgov
  • Facebook: @CityOfHollywoodFL
  • YouTube: hollywoodflch78
  • CodeRED:

 Please stay tuned to radio and television broadcasts for storm updates.

All State-Supported Testing Sites Closed due to Tropical Storm Isaias will Reopen Wednesday

All state-supported drive-thru and walk-up COVID-19 testing sites were temporarily closed in anticipation of impacts from Hurricane Isaias. The sites are anticipated to be reopened at 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 also 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

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