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Posted on: December 23, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Holiday Curfew Issued

Holiday Curfew

Broward County has announced a 9-day curfew beginning on Thursday, December 24th and running through Monday, January 4, 2021. The curfew will be in place from midnight to 5:00 a.m. each day. However, On Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve, the curfew will run from 1:00 a.m. to 5:00 a.m. The curfew is in response to the uptick in COVID-19 positive cases and in an effort to help stop the spread of the virus in our area.

Exceptions to the curfew include:

  • Active-duty police, fire rescue, and first responders
  • News media
  • Delivery and transportation drivers
  • Government employees and government officials
  • Persons seeking emergency medical care
  • Medical, health care, and utility service personnel
  • Persons going from their homes directly to their place of employment or returning directly to their homes from their place of employment
  • Persons walking their dogs or other pets within two hundred and fifty feet (250) feet of their residences
  • Persons traveling to/from any professional sporting event
  • Persons traveling directly between their homes after commercial travel or ending at and an airport, seaport, train or bus terminal in connection with commercial air, sea, train, or bus travel
  • Persons returning to their homes after one-way vehicular travel of more than 100 miles
  • Persons traveling to/from any religious service 

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