Stop the Spread of COVID-19
The City of Hollywood is under a number of state and local orders to protect public health and safety and help prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Executive Orders from Florida Governor Ron DeSantis
Executive Order 20-69 Local Government Public Meeting
Executive Order 20-70 Broward and Palm Beach County Closure
Executive Order 20-71 Alcohol Sales, Restaurants, and Gym
Executive Order 20-72 Non-essential Elective Medical Procedures
Emergency Order from Broward County
Order Closing all Non-essential Businesses as of 12:01 a.m. 3-23-2020
Restrictions and Closures Currently in Effect in Hollywood
Non-essential Retail and Commercial Business Locations
All nonessential retail and commercial business locations are ordered closed except to perform the minimum activities necessary to maintain the value of inventory, preserve plant and equipment condition, ensure security, process the business’s own payroll and employee benefits, and facilitate the business’s own employees working remotely. Such businesses must practice, and ensure persons interacting with such businesses practice social distancing and all other measures as advised by the CDC.
For a detailed list of retail and commercial businesses deemed essential that may remain open, but must follow social distancing and all other measures as advised by the CDC, please click here. If your business needs clarification regarding whether the Executive Order applies to your business, please contact the Broward County Coronavirus Hotline at 954.357.9500.
Bars and Nightclubs
All bars, pubs, nightclubs, cocktail lounges, breweries, and taverns in the City of Hollywood closed at 5:00 p.m. on March 17 and must remain closed.
All restaurants, cafeterias, and other food service establishments must cease all on-premises services. However, such establishments may continue to operate their kitchens for drive-thru, delivery, and curbside pick-up of food orders.
All gyms, fitness centers, fitness studios, dance studios, and gymnasiums are closed. This does not apply to gyms or fitness centers that are an amenity of a hotel or office building and which have a capacity of 10 persons or less, or are an amenity of a residential building.
All dance halls, movie theaters, banquet halls, auditoriums, bowling alleys, video arcades and other like entertainment facilities and businesses, including but not limited to those contained within a hotel or other enclosed facility or structure, are closed.
Hollywood Beach, Broadwalk, Parks and Recreational Facilities
The Hollywood Beach and Broadwalk are closed to recreational activity. Access to the barrier island will be restricted to residents, business owners, business employees, hotel guests and patrons coming to pick up carry-out food orders from barrier island restaurants. All City community centers, parks and recreational facilities are closed. Holland Park has been reopened as an essential service; the boat ramp will remain open as long as social distancing (six feet between people) can be maintained and it does not become a location to gather.
All public gatherings of any type, whether organized or otherwise, of greater than 10 persons are prohibited. Grocery stores, gas stations, convenience stores, banks, credit unions, financial institutions, hardware stores, auto supply stores, hospitals, healthcare and medical facilities, pharmacies, drug stores, medical supply stores and companies, land or facilities owned or managed by Broward County, the Broward County School Board, the South Broward Hospital District, the State of Florida, and the Federal Government are exempt from this regulation.