City of Miami Beach Amends Emergency Order
(Miami Beach, FL) Jul 2, 2020 -
Today, the City of Miami Beach has amended its Emergency Measures to be consistent with Miami-Dade County’s Emergency Order (EO) 20-20. Effective immediately, all persons in public spaces and places, both indoors and outdoors, shall be required to wear facial coverings, as defined in the County’s EO 20- 20, as amended. Any person not wearing a facial covering is subject to a $50 civil fine.
Facial coverings are not required: at or inside a private residence; inside a private automobile; inside a hotel, motel, or commercial lodging establishment guest room, or inside any apartment; of children under two years of age; of persons who have trouble breathing due to a medical existing condition; of persons who are hearing-impaired or persons communicating with an individual who is hearing-impaired; where federal or state safety or health regulations prohibit the wearing of facial coverings; of persons engaged in strenuous physical activity, either inside or outdoors; of persons swimming or engaged in other activities which may cause the facial covering to become wet; while persons are actively eating, drinking, or smoking; and while a person is receiving services which require access to that person’s nose or mouth.
For additional information on the city’s efforts to curb COVID-19, please visit www.miamibeachfl.gov/coronavirus.