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COVID-19 Q&A with Maggie Zeidman and Dr. Dodson, traveling in the time of COVID, Nancy Brinker and the Promise Fund.
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- 45 confirmed cases in the Town of Palm Beach, with 2 deaths.
- 15,869 confirmed cases in Palm Beach County, with 526 deaths.
- 169,447 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the State of Florida, with 3,650 deaths.
- 2,713,195 confirmed cases in the US, with 128,421 deaths.
- 10,761,214 confirmed cases worldwide, with 517,647 deaths.
MANDATORY MASKS OR FACIAL COVERINGS ORDER IN EFFECT
• As outlined in Palm Beach County Order 2020-12, masks or facial coverings are REQUIRED to be worn by all persons within the county (including the Town of Palm Beach) while visiting or working in any businesses or establishment, including entering, exiting and otherwise moving around the establishment. This includes, but is not limited to, restaurants, retail establishments, hotels, grocery stores, gyms, pharmacies, indoor recreational facilities, houses of worship, and vehicles for hire.
• Facial coverings must also be worn by all persons in public places where social distancing of 6 feet or more is not possible. This includes outdoor areas and common areas shared by multiple individuals, INCLUDING CONDOMINIUMS and other common areas inside and outside of residential buildings.
• Facial coverings are required at all times by all persons accessing governmental buildings, including Town Hall, fire stations, police station, the Public Works building, recreational facilities, and other Town owned buildings.
• The fine for an individual who does not follow the mandate is $25 for the first offense, $50 for the second offense and $100 for any subsequent offense. For businesses, the fines are $250, $350 and $500, accordingly.
REMINDER: NEW CURFEW HOURS EFFECTIVE JULY 2
• Due to the record increases in Coronavirus cases, particularly among young people, and the lack of available hospital beds, the Town is forced to take a pro-active response to curtail the spread of COVID-19 by instituting curfew hours from 10:00 PM to 6:00 AM, effective Thursday, July 2 until further notice.
BEACHES CLOSED FROM JULY 3 THROUGH JULY 5
• Per Palm Beach County Order 2020-12, all beaches and all beach access points, will be closed from Friday, July 3 through Sunday, July 5.
• Phipps South Ocean Park as well as the green spaces adjacent to Mid-Town Beach will be closed on these dates as well.