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/.

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). Updates will be provided as necessary.

Operational Statuses

Government Center & City Services

  • The Government Center remains open for essential business only.
  • The Building and Local Business Tax Receipt Divisions of the Community Development Department’s customer service counter is closed to the public; however, customers may drop off permit and local business tax receipt applications in the lobby located on the first floor Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m until further notice. 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 will continue to be 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 bike rentals are suspended.
  • The Aventura Express Bus continues to run as normal.
  • All Intersection Safety (Red Light Camera) hearings scheduled for Wednesday, April 1, 2020 are postponed. The new date for those hearings will be announced once determined.

City Events, Programs & Activities

  • All City events and programs, including Spring Camp, Movie Night, and all sports are suspended until further notice.

Parks & Recreation Center

  • All City parks (Arthur Snyder Park, Founders Park, Waterways Park, Waterways Dog Park, Peace Park, and Veterans Park) are closed.
  • The Aventura Community Recreation Center is closed.

Schools

  • Aventura City of Excellence School and Don Soffer Aventura High School follow the decisions made by Miami-Dade County Public Schools (MDCPS) regarding school closures. Schools will remain closed until April 15, 2020, at which time a decision to re-open will be evaluated. For Miami-Dade County school district closures and updates please visit dadeschools.net.

Aventura Arts & Cultural Center

  • The Aventura Arts & Cultural Center has suspended all performances through April 12.

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.

    Chicken Guy! 305-428-2444
    Jimmy John’s 786-323-0205
    Morelia    305-788-8092
    Pancake House 305-933-1966
    Pubbelly Sushi Restaurant 305-690-7710
    Serafina Miami 786-920-0989
    Tap 42 Craft Kitchen & Bar 786-440-7270
    The Cheesecake Factory 305-792-9696
    Trattoria Rosalia 305-792-2006
  • Governor Ron DeSantis has activated the Florida Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan Program to support small businesses impacted by COVID-19. The bridge loan program, managed by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO), will provide short-term, interest-free loans to small businesses that experienced economic injury from COVID-19. The application period is open and runs through May 8, 2020. Read the Governor’s news release regarding the program.

    For more information about the program, visit www.floridadisasterloan.org. For questions regarding the Emergency Bridge Loan Program, contact the Florida Small Business Development Center Network at 866-737-7232 or email Disaster@FloridaSBDC.org.
City Update
  1. March 25, 2020 - Declaration of State of Emergency Supplemented - Business Closures

    An updated state of emergency is in effect for Aventura regarding the amended adoption of business closure orders. Please read Order and Supplement Pursuant...
  2. March 25, 2020 - Scheduled Intersection Safety Special Master Hearing Postponed

    All Intersection Safety (Red Light Camera) hearings scheduled for Wednesday, April 1, 2020 are postponed. The new date for those hearings will be announced once determined. Read on...
  3. March 24, 2020 - Declaration of State of Emergency Supplemented - Safer at Home

    An updated state of emergency is in effect for Aventura regarding the adoption of “safer at home” orders. It is strongly recommended that all residents of the City of Aventura stay in their homes. Please read Order and Supplement Pursuant...
  4. March 24, 2020 - Declaration of State of Emergency Supplemented - Public Meetings

    An updated state of emergency is in effect for Aventura regarding the adoption of rules for use of communications media technology for public meetings during this health emergency. Please read Order and Supplement Pursuant...
  5. March 23, 2020 - Attn: Aventura Residents, Business Owners and Bldg. Mgmt. Companies and Managers

    Reminder to all regarding the Aventura Emergency Order for non-essential business closures; the closing of public venues including pools and tennis court facilities; contractor services; and social distancing. Read on...
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Important Resources

Healthy Habits for Virus Prevention

How can you protect yourself and your family?

The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to a virus. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) always recommends everyday preventive actions to help prevent the spread of respiratory diseases, including:

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Stay home when you are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to the bathroom; before eating; and after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing. If soap and water are not readily available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol. Always wash hands with soap and water if hands are visibly dirty. 

These everyday habits can help prevent the spread of viruses!