CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Starting Friday night, Coral Springs and the rest of Broward County will be under a curfew from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. as part of a way to reduce exposure to COVID-19.

According to City of Coral Springs, residents are required to stay home until the curfew is over.

But residents are permitted to travel directly to their place of employment and then return home. They are also allowed to walk their pets within 250 feet of their homes.

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People exempted from the curfew orders are: active duty police, fire rescue, first responders, news media, delivery or transportation drivers, government employees, and those seeking emergency medical care and medical, health care, and utility service personnel.

The curfew will go until August 1.

Also, according to Coral Springs, effective immediately:

- Facial coverings must be worn at all times while using or visiting a gym or fitness center, including while exercising, except when showering or swimming.

- Private gatherings at homes, indoors or outdoors, are limited to 10 people or less. If in violation, property owners, as well as the people present at the gathering will be individually liable and subject to civil and criminal penalties.

- Restaurant patrons must order and consume meals and beverages at a table. Ordering from a bar counter is strictly prohibited. 

And, effective July 20:

- All short-term vacation rentals that are not actively managed by on-site owners or management companies with 24/7 security are required to close operations effective for check-ins starting on or after July 20 through August 20.  

- Commercial property business owners, operators and landlords, including retail, restaurant or food establishments, must ensure compliance with the signage requirements outlined in the Emergency Order 20-17. 

In addition, signage must be easily visible to the public and located in commons areas of the property. 

 

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