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COVID-19 Update: 593 Families Receive Groceries at Food Distribution, County Providing Home Testing and More

Post Date:04/14/2020 5:13 PM
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593 Families Receive Groceries at Food Distribution

Through the collective efforts of Farm Share; Rep. Javier E. Fernández; Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava; Town of Cutler Bay Council and staff; and dozens of volunteers; today we were able to provide a trunkful of groceries to 593 families in our community.

Thank you to everyone involved in making this happen, it was truly a team effort. We are actively looking for additional opportunities to provide more food distributions to our community and will announce any other opportunities once we confirm them. We are in this together.

 

County Offers Homebound Testing for Seniors, Individuals with Disabilities

Senior citizens and individuals over the age of 18 with disabilities who are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms but are homebound may call to request a COVID-19 test to be performed at their home by Miami-Dade Fire Rescue staff. You must first make an appointment by calling (305) 499-8767 starting at 9 a.m., seven days a week. The appointment line remains open until all appointments have been issued. If you do not meet the criteria for homebound testing, click here to view available testing sites.

 

Emergency Order 20-03 is Issued, Regarding Town Council Virtual Meeting Rules of Procedure

As previously announced, the Town’s Regularly scheduled Council Meeting on Wednesday, March 18, 2020, was cancelled due to the public gathering guidance requirements from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Pursuant to Governor DeSantis' Executive Order 20-69, “any Florida Statute that requires a quorum to be present in person or requires a local government body to meet at a specific public place” is suspended, and the Town is authorized to hold public meetings through the use of communications media technology, subject to the adoption of rules pursuant to Section 120.54(5)(b)2, Fla.Stat. Click here to read the complete Emergency Order.

With that in place, we've scheduled the our next Regular Council Meeting for Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at 7:00 pm, which will be a Virtual Council Meeting. Through the Town Clerk’s Office, residents will be provided instructions on how to access the public meeting either via telephone, video conference, or other communications media technology utilized by the Town, which will be provided soon. 

 

COVID-19: Prevention, Exposure and Treatment:

For additional resources and updates regarding the Town of Cutler Bay during the Coronavirus Disease 19 (COVID-19) pandemic, visit our designated COVID-19 webpage.

Do you have any questions or concerns? Please email them to us or call our Town Hall from Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., at (305) 234-4262.

Town of Cutler Bay

10720 Caribbean Blvd., Suite 105

Cutler Bay, FL 33189

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