All non-essential retail and commercial establishments must closed by 9pm, March 19, 2020 by order of Miami-Dade County Mayor, Carlos Gimenez.

Exceptions to this order include:

  • Healthcare providers
  • Grocery Stores, farmers markets, farm and produce stands, supermarkets, food banks, convenience stores, and stores that sell groceries as well as other non-grocery products
  • Food cultivation and farming, livestock, fishing
  • Business that provide food, shelter, social services and other necessities of life for economically disadvantaged
  • Newspapers, TV, radio, new media services
  • Gas stations, auto repair,
  • Banks
  • Hardware stores
  • Contractors and tradesmen
  • Businesses providing mailing and shipping services (Like the UPS Store)
  • Private colleges, trade schools, and technical colleges, but only as needed to facilitate online or distance learning
  • Laundromats and dry cleaning
  • Restaurants, but only for takeout and delivery
  • Businesses that supply office products for people to work from home
  • Businesses that supply other essential businesses with the support or supplies necessary to operate, and which do not interact with the general public
  • Business that ship, deliver groceries, food, goods, or services directly to residents
  • Airlines, taxis, and other private transportation providers
  • Home based care for seniors, adults, or children
  • ALFs, nursing homes, and adult day care centers
  • Professional services such as legal or accounting services when necessary to comply with legal mandated actiivities
  • Landscape and pool care
  • Childcare facilities with restrictions (see PDF)
  • Businesses operating at airports, seaports, or other government facility
  • Pet supply stores
  • Logistic providers
  • Telecommunications providers including sales of computer or telecom devices
  • Provision of propane or natural gas
  • Office space and admin support necessary to support above listed activities
  • Open construction sites
  • Architectural engineering or land surveying services
  • Factories, manufacturing facilities, bottling plants, or other industrial uses
  • Any business that is interacting with customers solely through electronic or telephonic means, and delivering products via mailing, shipping, or delivery services

Read the full text of the order from the County Mayor.

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