The City of Hollywood is under a level 2 (partial) activation of our Emergency Operations Center since March 14th. City leaders continue to closely monitor COVID-19 in our community and are working with our partners at the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Florida Department of Health, Memorial Regional Hospital and other local, state and federal organizations. Hollywood Mayor Josh Levy has declared a local state of emergency and the City is under several Executive Orders from Florida Governor Ron DeSantis and Broward County. Daily e-mail updates are being provided through the City’s NotifyMe service including resources for businesses and social assistance programs. Additionally, the City’s CodeRed emergency notification system is being used to send out important notifications.
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To keep Florida residents and visitors safe, informed and aware about the status of the virus, The Florida Department of Health has launched a COVID-19 dashboard that will be updated twice daily at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. The Florida Department of Health also has a COVID-19 call center that can be reached 24/7 by phone or by e-mail. Call Center: 1 (866) 779-6121 Email: COVIDemail@example.com
If you suspect you have been exposed to the coronavirus, please call the Florida Department of Health - Broward County at 954.412.7300.
Information on the Coronavirus Community Drive-Thru Testing Site at C.B. Smith Park in Pembroke Pines
For the health and safety of our employees and residents, effective at 7:00 a.m. on Thursday, March 19, 2020 and continuing until further notice, access to City Hall and City Buildings is not available to the public, however many services are available on a modified basis via telephone and online. The following City operations continue:Public Safety and Emergency ServicesPublic Works/Sanitation ServicesPublic Utilities/Water and Wastewater ServicesCustomer Service (online and by phone)Building Department Permitting and Inspection ServicesAdministration, City Attorney, City Clerk, Human Resources, Information Technology, Finance, BudgetParks Maintenance & SecurityResidents can access a number of services online or by calling the appropriate City Department, Office or Agency listed below:
You can also access a complete staff directory on the City’s website.If you have questions regarding the City’s COVID-19 emergency response, a special public information line is available during normal business hours 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. You can reach this special public information line at 954.967.4362.
The City of Hollywood is now issuing ALL Building Permits via the ePermit Online Service. Customers are encouraged to use the online system to submit, monitor, pay for building permits and schedule inspections. Hollywood customers can also apply and receive approvals for associated Broward County permits using the County’s ePermitOneStop online service.Still have questions? Want us to give you a call? The QLess Virtual Check-In System allows customers to communicate with staff from Building, Engineering and Planning and Zoning to have questions and concerns addressed quickly. Simply “get in line” and we’ll give you a call back.Please note: The QLess Virtual Check-In System will now be used for Informational Courtesy Hours too (Tuesday and Thursday 7:30-10:30). This includes Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, Structural, Zoning, Fire, Engineering and Utilities. Enter the QLess Virtual Check-In App here or text "Hollywoodservice" to 954.241.1105 to reserve your spot in line.
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On Wednesday, March 11th President Donald Trump announced temporary restrictions on flights from 26 European countries to the United States. This is in edition to travel warnings for passengers returning from ANY international travel or a cruise within the past 14 days. Effective on Tuesday, March 24, 2020, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis issued Executive Order 20-80 stating that all passengers arriving from areas with substantial community spread, including New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, will be required to self-quarantine for 14 days to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Please refer to Executive Order 20-80 for detailed information.
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is issuing guidance directing nursing homes to issue temporary restrictions on all visitors and non-essential personal, with a few exceptions such as end of life situations. Florida Governor Ron DeSantis on Friday, March 13th prohibited all visitation to assisted living facilities, nursing homes, long-term care facilitates and group homes for 30 days.
To keep all patients, families and staff safe from possible exposure to COVID-19, Memorial Healthcare System is limiting visitation to only primary caregivers for individual patients, and limiting visitors to one primary caregiver for each patient. Everyone else, including siblings of any age, may not visit.
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Facebook LIVE: Hollywood Mayor Josh Levy, Hollywood Division Chief James Russo, and Dr. Randy Katz, Medical Director, Emergency Services for Memorial Regional Hospital
Frequently Asked Questions & Answers from the Florida Department of Health
Florida Department of Health website
Florida Department of Health Status Update
Centers for Disease Control (CDC) website
Coronavirus Data Map from Johns Hopkins University
Memorial Heathcare System
Broward County website
Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport
Port Everglades website
Broward County Public Schools
State of Florida Office of the Governor Executive Order Number 20-52 - declared state of emergency
State of Florida Office of the Governor Executive Order Number 20-51 - establishes coronavirus response protocol and directs public health emergency
State of Florida Department of Health Declaration of Public Health Emergency