Coronavirus

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COVID-19 Cases Information

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Visit Florida’s COVID-19 Data and Surveillance Dashboard (FDOH) to view case statuses in the state of Florida, including Miami-Dade County (search for Dade on the county listing). The dashboard is provided by the Florida Department of Health, Division of Disease Control and Health Protection.

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Visit the Florida Division of Emergency Management COVID-19 (FDEM) website, which includes a detailed summary of persons being monitored, persons under investigation, and cases per county/city in the state of Florida. Find and click the link titled COVID-19 Data - Daily Report  under COVID-19 Information and Resources at https://floridadisaster.org/covid19/.

Mental Health Resources

Feeling stressed? Anxious? Bilingual counselors available to assist.

Visit the Public Health Resources page to learn how to access specially trained behavioral health counselors who are ready to assist anyone experiencing feelings of stress, anxiety, trauma and grief due to the health crisis.

Operational Statuses

Steps the City of Aventura is Taking

The City of Aventura is following the recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the Florida Department of Health and Miami-Dade County regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and its reopening phase. Updates are provided as necessary.

Operational Statuses

Government Center & City Services

Government Center
The Government Center remains open for essential business only.

Community Development Department -Building and Local Business Tax Receipt Divisions
The City of Aventura’s Building Division customer service counter located on the fourth floor of the Aventura Government Center re-opens to the public for in-person permit, zoning and local business tax receipt applications on Monday, June 1, 2020. The counter is limited to two customers at a time Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m, and all customers must be wearing a face covering. 

Customers who do no not wish to wait for in-person service may continue to use the drop-off and pick-up boxes located in the first-floor lobby. Permit and local business tax receipt applications may be dropped off in these boxes Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Division staff will process the applications and call if additional information/documents are required or when the permit/tax receipt is ready for pick up. 

Staff is available by phone or email to answer questions.

  • Building Division (Monday - Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.)
    305-466-8937
    Email: permits@cityofaventura.com
  • Local Business Tax Receipt - (Monday - Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.)
    305-466-8942
    Email: btr@cityofaventura.com

Aventura BCycle
Aventura BCycle bike rentals are suspended.

The Aventura Express Shuttle Bus Resumed Normal Operations
The Aventura Express Shuttle Bus resumed its normal operations and schedule on Monday May 11, 2020 with restrictions. All passengers are required to wear a face covering. No passenger will be allowed to board any Express bus without a face covering. A face covering needs to cover a person’s nose and mouth. Visit the Aventura Express Shuttle Bus webpage. For more information, contact the Public Works/Transportation Department at 305-466-8970.

Intersection Safety (Red Light Camera) Hearings
All Intersection Safety (Red Light Camera) hearings scheduled for Wednesday, May 13, 2020 are postponed. The new date for those hearings will be announced once determined. Get details.

Aventura Police Department
Aventura Police Department’s lobby, records, and property division are closed to the public and only available by telephone or email.

  • Records (Monday - Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.)
    305-466-8080 (select option #4)
    Email: apdrecords@aventurapolice.com
  • Property & Evidence (Monday – Friday from 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.)
    305-466-8989 ext. 8145
  • Police Non-Emergency 305-466-8999
  • Emergency: 911

City Events, Programs & Activities

  • All City events, programs and activities including all sports (Youth Sports, Adult Sports, After-school Sports) are suspended until further notice.

Parks & Recreation Center

Updated May 8, 2020

The following parks are open to Aventura residents only with proper identification. Aventura residents may enjoy the reopened parks for passive use only such as walking and/or jogging while adhering to specific guidelines and restrictions. Please be advised parking is not allowed at any park at any time. Bike racks are not available at the moment. Foot traffic is welcome.

Effective Monday, May 11, 2020, the open parks will operate daily (except Tuesdays) from 9:00 a.m. to noon and 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  Parks will be closed on Tuesdays.

Founders Park - OPEN

  • To accommodate the City’s most vulnerable residents, Founders Park is open to senior citizens starting at 8:00 a.m., and parking is available for senior citizens from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. at Founders Park only.

Founders Park South - OPEN

Peace Park - CLOSED

Veterans Park - OPEN

Waterways Park - CLOSED

Waterways Dog Park - CLOSED

Community Recreation Center - CLOSED

Schools

Aventura Arts & Cultural Center

Businesses

  • All restaurants, bars, and lounges are closed for on-premises service to customers. 
  • Kitchens may remain open for pick up and delivery. Check which local restaurants are currently open for pick up and delivery.

    Barrio Latino Aventura 305-692-4455
    Chicken Guy! 305-428-2444
    Jimmy John’s 786-323-0205
    Pancake House 305-933-1966
    Pubbelly Sushi Restaurant 305-690-7710
    Serafina Miami 786-920-0989
    Shake Shack 786-204-3808
    Tap 42 Craft Kitchen & Bar 786-440-7270
    The Cheesecake Factory 305-792-9696
    Trattoria Rosalia 305-792-2006
City Update

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  1. June 5, 2020 - Declaration of State of Emergency Supplemented - Re-Opening of Gyms, Fitness...

    Commencing June 8, 2020 banquet halls, gyms, fitness centers, dog parks, summer camps, youth activities, massage studios or parlors, and tattoo parlors may open, provided that each such establishment complies with the protocols set forth by the county. Additional Info...
  2. May 30, 2020 - REVISED Declaration of State of Emergency Supplemented - Re-opening of Swimming...

    Commencing June 1, 2020 swimming pools and hotels may open, provided that each such establishment complies with the protocols contained in the Amended County Emergency Order. Additional Info...
  3. May 26, 2020 - Building Division Customer Service Counter Re-opens with New Normal Restrictions

    The Building Division customer service counter will re-open to the public for in-person permit, zoning and local business tax receipt applications on Monday, June 1, 2020 with restrictions. Read on...
  4. May 17, 2020 - Declaration of State of Emergency Supplemented - Phase 1 Re-Opening

    Commencing Monday, May 18, 2020, the following retail and commercial establishments may open, provided that each such establishment complies with the requirements contained in Miami-Dade County Emergency Order 23-20, dated May 15, 2020. Additional Info...
  5. May 15, 2020 - Phase 1 Reopening Plan for the City of Aventura

    From the Office of the City Manager: The City is happy to announce the PHASE 1 reopening plan for Aventura and Miami-Dade County. Read on...
  6. May 15, 2020 - Miami-Dade County – Guidelines for Phase I Reopening

    Miami-Dade County has published guidelines for residents and commercial establishments to prepare for an anticipated Phase I reopening date of Monday, May 18, 2020. Certain non-essential businesses will be allowed to reopen. Read on...
  7. May 14, 2020 - COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing Clinic Relocates to Waterways Park

    Effective Monday, May 18, 2020, the Drive-Thru Testing Clinic located at Aventura Mall will relocate to Waterways Park. Read on...
  8. Miami-Dade County Public Schools (MDCPS) Meal Distribution Information

    Visit the MDCPS Coronavirus webpage for information regarding student meal distribution, community feedings, food distributions, and assistance for families in need. Additional Info...
  9. May 8, 2020 - City Reopens Founders Park South, Closes Waterways Park, and Updates Rules

    Waterways Park closes on Sunday, May 10, 2020 at 8:00 p.m., and Founders Park South reopens on Monday, May 11, 2020 for Aventura residents only. Updated hours of operations and restrictions are in effect. Read on...
  10. May 8, 2020 -Declaration of State of Emergency Supplemented - Rules for Quasi-Judicial Hearings

    Rules of Procedure for Quasi-Judicial Hearings Held Through the Use of Communications Media Technology (“CMT”). Additional Info...
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