BROWARD COUNTY, Florida. – Broward County Administrator Bertha Henry issued Emergency order 20-26 Friday night, allowing adult entertainment establishments and other nightlife businesses to reopen during the pandemic. Performers providing shows must maintain a distance of at least 10 feet.
Gov. Ron DeSantis has temporarily suspended Broward County’s ability to impose fines on people who did not wear face coverings during the coronavirus pandemic, officials said on Friday. But Henry’s order still imposes social distancing and capacity limitations within companies.
“Our community has taken measured steps in our reopening to better promote public health and control our COVID-19 numbers,” Henry said in a statement, “due to the governor’s order, I am forced to speed up the process. opening of certain establishments. “
According to Lori Shepard, spokesperson for Broward County, authorities may enforce certain local rules regarding the reopening of Phase 3. Henry’s emergency order underscores the importance of guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention of United States.
Henry’s control table limits use to six people. In addition, bar counters must remain closed unless there is a plexiglass partition, and customers are 6 feet apart. Dining rooms must always remain closed from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m.
“Local jurisdictions retain certain rights to impose guidelines and restrictions,” Shepard said.
Broward County Mayor Dale VC Holness said that with the reopening of all remaining businesses, it is more important than ever to adhere to local emergency ordinances, including wearing face coverings, the practice of social distancing and good personal hygiene].
“This is a very important time in the recovery process to understand that we must not let our guard down,” said Holness.
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