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Coronavirus COVID-19

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Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates

Pompano Beach

Governor

Broward County

Please be aware of an increase in scams concerning COVID-19. Scammers are using phishing emails and other methods to obtain personal information, account numbers, passwords, etc. We have also been informed of an incident where perpetrators claiming to be from the CDC, wearing protective clothing, showed up at a resident’s door. Please read below for some very important things you can do to protect yourself from Scams.

  • Avoid clicking on links in unsolicited emails and be wary of email attachments.
  • Don’t click on ads or articles claiming to have live interactive maps from untrusted websites.
  • Use trusted sources — such as legitimate, government websites — for up-to-date, fact-based information about COVID-19. Visit floridahealthcovid19.gov for more info.
  • Do not reveal personal or financial information in email, and do not respond to email solicitations for this information.
  • Do not reveal personal or financial information during phone calls. Call the person back at a published Department of Health phone number.
  • If you see or experience something unusual call the Attorney General at 1(866) 9NO-SCAM and do not give out any personal information.
If you see or experience something unusual call the Attorney General at 1(866) 9NO-SCAM and do not give out any personal information.

Report price gouging using the No Scam app. Download the app from the Google Play Store or Apple App Store.

Banks and the government will not call, text, or email you asking for personal information. When in doubt, go to a website without clicking any links, call the number listed on the financial institutions website or call call the Attorney General at 1(866) 9NO-SCAM.

Update 3-25-20

Update 3-23-20

Update 3-19-20

Update 3-18-20

  • City Urges Public to Use Online Services to Avoid Trips to City Hall: Press Release
  • If you make a payment using the overnight drop box at City Hall please remember to include an invoice or bill
  • There is currently no public curfew in effect

Update 3-17-20

  • Effective Wednesday, March 18th, at 6:00 a.m. Beaches will be closed
  • All bars and nightclubs are mandated to close at 5:00pm
  • Restaurants are to practice distance separation by not allowing groups larger than 10 people to gather. Take-out and delivery are strongly encouraged.
  • All social security offices are closed

To protect public health and slow the rate of transmission of the Coronavirus (Covid-19), effective Tuesday, March 17th, the Development Services Department is asking the public to schedule all Development Services visitation by appointment only. Prior to visiting the City Hall, please call first to schedule an appointment and/or to see if your question can be answered by phone. Building Inspections Division 954-786-4670, Zoning 954-786-4679, Business Tax Receipt 954-786-4668. We apologize for the inconvenience and look forward to assisting you.

Update 3-16-20

  • As of March 16th Pompano Beach’s beaches are still open
  • There is no business or public curfew at this time
  • The city’s aquatics facilities are currently closed

Update 3-14-20

BCPS wants to share important resources regarding coronavirus and information regarding keeping children healthy.
https://www.browardschools.com/coronavirus

The Pompano Beach Aquatic and Houston Sworn Complex will also be closed. This closing will affect the following contractual programs: The Pompano Piranhas Swim Team (150 kids), South Florida Water Polo Club (50 kids), Holy Cross Hospital Aquatic Rehab Program (5-10 people daily), Payless Swim Shop and Broward County Special Olympics Team (25-35 athletes). Out internal programs that will be affected are our Waterobics and Aqua Therapy Classes (50-75 daily) and our lap swimmers.

Update 3-12-20

City Announces Actions to Address Spread of Coronavirus

To protect public health and slow the rate of transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the City of Pompano Beach is cancelling or postponing public gatherings.

Effective Monday, March 16th, all events, meetings (including City Commission Meetings) and programs in City facilities will be cancelled or postponed until after April 1st.

The following City emergency regulations are in effect as of 7:00 a.m. Monday morning, March 23rd in the City of Pompano Beach and will remain in effect until further notice. The measures have been implemented for the protection of our residents, visitors, businesses and employees to help slow the spread of COVID-19 and ensure the healthcare system is not overwhelmed. The City will continue to assess the situation and make changes as necessary.

City Hall

  • City Hall is closed to the public, with limited operations by City employees.
  • The Building Department will continue to collect permit applications placed in the drop box on the north side of City Hall.
  • Building and Fire Prevention inspections will be limited to commercial facilities and essential construction projects.
  • Essential City departments will be available electronically for emergency matters.
Drive-up Window

  • The City Hall drive-up window is closed until further notice. We apologize for any inconvenience. Please use the drop box next to the drive up window.
  • After hours, there is a night depository drop box next to the drive up window open 24/7.
Cultural Facilities

  • The City’s Cultural Center and Library, BaCA, Ali Cultural Center, Blanche Ely House, and Amphitheatre are closed.
Parks and Recreational Facilities

  • All City park grounds are open on a limited basis.
  • Playgrounds, basketball courts, tennis center, municipal swimming pools, Canine Corner Dog Park, pavilions, picnic tables, volleyball and bocce ball courts are closed.
  • The City’s Golf Course is closed to all customers until further notice.
  • Recreational Community Centers
  • All City recreational programs, facility rentals, and organized sports leagues are postponed.
  • Alsdorf Park:
    • Because of Broward County Executive Order 20-02 we are forced to modify operation of the Alsdorf Park boat ramp and the use of the Hillsboro Inlet.

      The Alsdorf boat ramp will only be operational for:
    • Only individuals who have a valid commercial fishing license issued by the FWC for commercial fishing purposes
    • Supporting marine patrol, enforcement and rescue activity by federal, state or local government agencies (The City Attorney interprets that private rescue vessels such as Sea Tow would also be an authorized use)
    • Accommodations for boats or ferries in support of Port Everglades operations
    • Any person or persons living aboard their vessels
    • Persons who need to remove their vessel from the water or to perform emergency maintenance on a vessel but, no re-launching
    • Marinas within the City of Pompano Beach are now required to abide by the above for marina services to include boat launches, docking, fueling, marine supply and other marina services. These changes have been made primarily to curtail the continued social gatherings of large parties and groups at these facilities, contrary to the guidelines of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Online City Services

  • Residents and businesses are encouraged to utilize Pompano Beach’s online services to conduct business. Please visit www.pompanobeachfl.gov for information about a variety of online services including Water Billing, Business Tax Receipts, Building Permits and Permit Fees, Parking Tickets, Code Compliance - Report or View Cases, Planning and Zoning application submission, Alarm Billing, Electronic Plan Review, Inspection Scheduling and more.
Public Meetings

  • All meetings of the City Commission, City boards, including all advisory and statutory boards, City committees and City working groups are postponed.
  • All Special Magistrate, Code Enforcement, Board of Adjustment, Nuisance Abatement Board hearings, and Community Court are postponed.
  • All homeowner association and civic association meetings conducted or held on City property are postponed.
Beaches

  • All beaches, public and private, are closed in the State of Florida per the Governor’s Executive Order 20-70.
Restaurants, Food and Alcohol Sales

  • All restaurants, cafeterias, and other food service establishments are mandated to cease all on-premises service. However, they may continue to operate their kitchens for drive-thru, delivery, take-out, and exterior pick-up food services.
City Sanitation, Yard Waste, Recycling and Bulk Trash Services

  • All City sanitation collection services, including residential trash collection, yard waste, recycling, and bulk trash, will continue to operate on their regular collection schedules.
City Water and Wastewater Services

  • Water and wastewater services are not affected by the coronavirus outbreak. These essential services will continue without interruption.

As part of its best effort to protect the public and our valued employees, the City of Pompano Beach City Commission is working in the spirit of cooperation with the U.S. President, Florida Governor and Broward County Commission to limit public gatherings thereby slowing the spread of COVID19.
Pompano Beach City Hall is closed to the public due to the COVID-19 event. The majority of our staff are continuing to work remotely. We are still accepting submissions for permitting online, as well as through our new Dropbox, located on the North Side of City Hall. You can submit the following items in a sealed envelope:

- New Permit Applications & Corrections (include permit #)
- Business Tax Submissions & renewals
- Lien Search Requests & payments
- Planning & Zoning Submissions

Inspections will continue, but are limited to Commercial and Essential Permits at this time. We are temporarily setting the deadline for next day inspections at 4PM to allow Inspectors to prepare for the next day.

We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause, and thank you for your understanding.
Broward Health has announced it will be temporarily suspending coronavirus testing at its Pompano Beach site at the Festival Flee Market.

A spokesperson for Broward Health said they are working to get it back up again.

For those looking to get tested, there are sites still up and running across South Florida, with more on the way. Call the broward health line 954-320-5730 to set up an appointment.
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Corona Virus - COVID19 Information

Important Links:

- Broward County: https://www.broward.org/coronavirus
- Florida Health: http://www.floridahealth.gov/diseases-and-conditions/COVID-19/
- CDC: CDC.gov
- Travel Recommendations from the CDC: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/index.html
- Federal Trade Commission – Advice to protect consumers from scammers: https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/blog/2020/02/coronavirus-scammers-follow-headlines

If you are concerned that you have been exposed to 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), please call the Florida Department of Health in Broward County at 954-412-7300 and your healthcare provider before traveling to any healthcare facility.

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