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Emergency411

The health and safety of our visitors and locals are of the utmost importance to our Downtown.  The City of Delray Beach is doing everything possible to make certain that Downtown Delray is safe and sanitary. The City has collaborated with businesses to put in place clean and safe initiatives to create a considerate environment.

Delray Beach is OPEN.  Things to know about Delray Beach and current COVID-19 protocols in place:
  • Face Coverings are Required
  • Capacities are at 100% with social distancing measures still in place
  • Downtown Delray is putting safety first so to encourage all residents and visitors to follow all the guidelines

The Delray Beach community has implemented a broad range of safety precautions:

- Curbside pickup zones are located around downtown, for easy 15 min parking for take-out orders
- the Clean and Safe team regularly cleans high touch areas
- Code enforcement checks in on businesses to make sure they are following safety protocol defined by Phase 1 of Reopening (social distancing inside establishments, clean environment, directing customers of safe practices)
- Masks are mandatory for visitors and employees of downtown Delray Beach when social distancing is not possible. 
-Many businesses have expanded their operations outdoors and encourage customers to join them for outside dining and shopping when possible
 

Welcome to the Downtown Delray Beach Emergency 411 page!

We have created this page as your resource for everything related to COVID-19.

Please take a look at the table of contents below & click on a header to take you to that portion of the page:

DELRAY BEACH CORONAVIRUS HELPLINE: (561) 243-7777

DOWNTOWN BUSINESSES:

We recommend calling ahead to businesses for adjusted hours and operations. For references on where to eat, shop, stay and play, see below!

DDA directory to...

Dine

Shop

Stay

Play 

 
Additional Resources
Another great dining resource is The Socially Distanced Supper Club especially if you are looking to support restaurants with take-out!
 

PALM BEACH COUNTY & CITY OF DELRAY BEACH NOTIFICATIONS

PALM BEACH COUNTY COVID-19 UPDATE - Mask Mandate extended. Executive Order 2021-001 -- March 19, 2021

Executive Order 2021-003 is hereby extended until 12:01 a.m. on April 18, 2021.  The mandate for masks has been extended: Masks are mandatory in public when social distancing is not possible. For full executive order, click here.
 
PALM BEACH COUNTY COVID-19 UPDATE - Phase 3 Re-opening| Executive Order 28 -- September 30, 2020
With the exception of Palm Beach County Emergency Orders Nos. 2020-012 (facial coverings) and 2020-017 (enforcement), as extended and as may be amended, all prior Palm Beach County emergency orders imposing COVID-19 related restrictions on individuals, businesses, and/or establishments are hereby repealed and replaced with the instant Order.
See full executive order, click here.

A summary of the changes provided below:

·    capacity limitations have been lifted and all businesses may operate at 100% capacity

·    all restrictions on recreational activities (EO 2020-005) including golf, tennis, community pools, boating/marine, etc. have been lifted

·    other restrictions lifted include beaches (EO 02020-006), vacation rentals (EO 2020-024) and banquet halls (EO 2020-025)

The requirements of facial coverings (Emergency Order 2020-012) are still in place. All individuals, businesses, and establishments must use facial coverings in all businesses and establishments; in public places where social distancing is not possible; in common areas within private communities accessible to more than one housing unit; when utilizing the Palm Tran services and when accessing governmental buildings.

In addition, businesses and establishments shall continue to ensure compliance with facial covering mandates, including establishing a process for verification of compliance upon customer entry into the business or establishment. A business’ or establishment’s failure to ensure said compliance may result in fines, penalties, and/or any other enforcement measures authorized by law upon those businesses or establishments. Pursuant to Governor DeSantis’ Order 20-244, COVID-19 related collection of fines and penalties upon individuals is suspended.

All individuals, businesses, and establishments, shall adhere to all applicable social distancing guidelines issued by the CDC. The foregoing shall apply to all persons located in all businesses and establishments but said requirements cannot be imposed to limit restaurant capacity to less than one hundred percent of its indoor capacity at any given time.

All businesses and establishments must adhere to enhanced cleaning protocols, such as those in guidelines issued by the CDC (relating to enhanced cleaning and disinfecting guidance for reopening).

As permitted by applicable law, the Sheriff of Palm Beach County, other law enforcement agencies including municipal law enforcement agencies, and any other personnel authorized by law are authorized to enforce this order.

The COVID-19 Education Compliance Team will continue to inspect establishments and education remains the team’s primary focus. The public comment line is 561-24COVID and/or email covidcompliance@pbcgov.org.

This list will be updated as changes to Executive Orders are released.

Please update us on the status of your business HERE.

CRA Let's Keep It Clean Grant
Eligible "Clean" Expense Reimbursements!
CRA Funding Assistance Grant Programs
Renovating Commercial Real Estate?
DOWNTOWN DELRAY BEACH BE SAFE PLEDGE PROGRAM
Take the Pledge!
TEMPORARY CHANGE OF USE APPLICATION for Standalone Bars
Cares Act Small Business Loans
by South Florida Region Planning Council
SAFE. SMART. STEP BY STEP.
PLAN FOR FLORIDA'S RECOVERY
Temporary Outdoor Use Information and Application
City of Delray Beach
Coronavirus Relief Options
U.S. SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
COVID - 19 Business Disaster Recovery Assistance
America's SBDC Florida Resources
FAU Business Consultations & Resources
Disaster Recovery Business Consultations
WAYS TO SUPPORT SMALL BUSINESSES IN DOWNTOWN DELRAY BEACH DURING COVID-19
DOWNTOWN DELRAY BEACH IS HERE FOR YOU
DOWNTOWN BUSINESSES SHOW THEY CARE
Gift Card Programs through Social Media
gift cards through facebook or instagram
Coronavirus Emergency Loans Small Business Guide & Checklist
from the US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
DDA Distanced Dining Phase 1 Recovery Effort
COVID-19 Business Resources
FAQs of Unemployment
COVID-19 Resource Programs
a comprehensive list from the Delray CRA
DELRAY BEACH PHASE 2 REOPEN GUIDELINES
AS OF SEPTEMBER 19TH, 2020
PALM BEACH COUNTY Covid-19 Business Recovery Resources
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT BOARD of Palm Beach
SOBEWFF & FIU CHAPLIN SCHOOL HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY RELIEF FUND
Apply for Help OR Donate
National Retail Federation Open Doors Checklist
National Restaurant Association Re-Opening Guidance
Stand for Small
Resources & tools for Small Business
Office of Equal Business Opportunties
The NEW PPP loan program