Miami-Dade County COVID-19 Safety Guidelines and Updates

Miami-Dade County COVID-19 Safety Guidelines and Updates

Dear Colleagues,

Confused?  I am not surprised given the recent State news about changes to COVID-19 health and safety requirements. This message is intended to help you understand how this affects Miami-Dade County and your operations. Below you will find a summary of our local requirements as well as other timely COVID-19 updates.


Miami-Dade County COVID-19 Safety Guidelines

Earlier this week, Governor Ron DeSantis issued an executive order suspending local government emergency orders. Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava has subsequently issued an update with the following clarifications:

For Miami-Dade County-Owned and Operated Facilities

“Miami-Dade County will continue to require key COVID safety precautions including masking, distancing, and disinfecting at all County spaces, including libraries, County parks, and County buildings. A federal mask mandate remains in place for public transit, Miami International Airport, and PortMiami.”

For Local Businesses

“According to the Governor’s executive order, local businesses are no longer mandated to require COVID safety precautions including masking. However, I urge our business community to continue to keep the fundamentals in place – masking, distancing, disinfecting, and staying home when sick – to protect all our residents and visitors. And I’ve been encouraged by many businesses who are voluntarily choosing to keep these precautions in place for the safety of their employees and customers.”


COVID-19 Relief Programs

The Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs continues to track COVID-19 relief programs available to the Miami-Dade cultural community. At this time the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Shuttered Venue Operators Grants (SVOG) program portal has reopened.  To submit an application register on the portal and use the checklist to make sure you have everything you need to complete your submission. Review additional resources at


Stay Informed

As an important reminder, the Americans for the Arts Arts Action Fund continues to provide a wealth of helpful information, webinars and resources. Sign up for alerts at  You can sign up for our Department of Cultural Affairs  newsletter and alerts here.

Together, we have been through a lot over the past year. We remain optimistic that in the coming months things will continue to get better. In the meantime, it is our collective duty to act responsibly and to consider the health and safety of artists, audiences, and staff first and foremost. We know that you are doing this. We are hopeful that we will see even more progress on a return to in-personness this year!

The Department of Cultural Affairs staff and I will continue to offer support and monitor COVID-19 updates and relief opportunities for you.

Please stay safe!

Michael Spring

Director, Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs


The most reliable way to contact us continues to be through email. You can find a staff directory at

Please check the County’s web site for more COVID-19 information  updatesand for regular:

To view a comprehensive list of all the Department’s previous cultural updates on COVID-19 click here.

Originally published at

business banners

Latest posts

City of Miami Appeals and Miami-Dade County Files Cross Petition

On July 6, 2021, the City of Miami filed their latest appeal in the Coconut Grove Playhouse case to the Third District Court of...

MedCore Acquires Two Senior Living Communities in Detroit, MI

DALLAS, April 11, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- MedCore Partners in partnership with REDICO/American House has completed the acquisition of two (2) senior living communities located...

Charlottesville, VA A Top Location for Raising A Family

The 2024 Ultimate Go-To Guide to Charlottesville The CharlottesvilleFamily Favorite Award Winners Kids doing archery at summer camp near Charlottesville, VA Results of...

Heritage Festival to return to Rock Springs Run State Reserve in 2025

Plans to build new library to showcase history of East Lake County Next year’s Spring event will be bigger and better,...

VAYK Confirmed Its Eligibility for $1.8 Million Investment through Federal EB5 Program

DALLAS, April 11, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Vaycaychella, Inc. (OTC Pink: VAYK) ("VAYK") today announces that the company has confirmed with legal experts of its eligibility...

Church of the Highlands Hosts Easter Events Emphasizing Hope, Love, and the Essence of Life

Church of the Highlands invites all to join in for holiday services BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA, UNITED STATES, March 28, 2024 / --...

Miami Herald Op Ed by Commissioner Raquel Regalado

On July 3, 2021, The Miami Herald published an OpEd on the Coconut Grove Playhouse by Miami-Dade County Commissioner Raquel Regalado. You can see the...
celebrity reality tv