Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
Palm Beach Police & Fire Rescue Team
In an effort to keep Town residents informed regarding the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), Town Staff will be providing updates via COVID-19 Alerts under Stay Informed on our website. Please sign up for Alerts by CLICKING HERE. After signing up for the Alerts, please make sure to check your email and confirm that you have signed up. Click on the link below to read Alerts.
Questions and Comments
A 24 hour Hotline and an email box has been set up for concerns, questions, and comments.
- 24 hour hotline: 561-227-7070
- email box: firstname.lastname@example.org
- The Florida Department of Health has established a dedicated Coronavirus (COVID19) Call Line 1-866-779-6121 for the public to call 24 hours a day. In addition, the public can email COVID19@flhealth.gov for information.
Town Manager’s Daily COVID-19 Briefing:
Click Here to listen to audio of the Town Manager’s Daily COVID-19 briefing at 3:00 p.m.
Click Here to view the letter from the Town Manager to the residents and community stakeholders.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS FOR THE TOWN
What you need to know regarding the Town of Palm Beach:
The Town of Palm Beach has issued a State of Emergency Declaration
The Town of Palm Beach has issued an Emergency Order 2020-01 Shelter in Place - "Safer at Home"
The Town of Palm Beach has issued an Emergency Order 2020-02 Encouraging Use of Facial Coverings by Residents & Visitors.
LIVE COMMUNITY UPDATE ON WEDNESDAY, JULY 1:
Council President, Maggie Zeidman, and Infectious Disease Specialist, Dr. David Dodson, will join Town Manager Kirk Blouin on Wednesday, July 1 at 3:00 PM to give an update on the Coronavirus situation and provide insight on a range of related topics about the virus. Questions for Dr. Dodson or the Town can be sent prior to the briefing to email@example.com.
CURFEW UPDATE: By order of the Chief of Police, effective Thursday, July 2, curfew hours will be in effect from 10:00 PM – 6:00 AM, until further notice.
All Town of Palm Beach offices will remained closed, including the Mandel Rec Center.
BEACH UPDATE: BEACHES CLOSED FROM JULY 3 THROUGH JULY 5
As ordered by Palm Beach County, all beaches 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.
The Town of Palm Beach Lake Trail following rules remain in effect for usage, until further notice.
From 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM daily, only walkers and runners are permitted on the Lake Trail.
Cyclists and all other permitted uses can take place outside of these times.
Motorized equipment, including motorized skateboards are not permitted on the trail at any time.
It is imperative everyone continues to stay in excess of 6 feet from one another at all times.
Dogs must be leashed at all times & don’t forget to clean-up after your pet.
The Par 3 Golf Course has reopened. Please call 561-547-0598 to book a tee time. Please be reminded that the Par 3 Golf Course is open for golfing only. Please refrain from using the cart paths on the course for exercising or walking dogs.
All public parks within the Town are open, but CDC social distancing guidelines must be followed. The Seaview Park playground remains closed until further notice.
The Seaview and Phipps tennis centers will reopen on May 1 for singles play only. Players may call 561-838-5404 to book courts at Seaview or 561-227-6450 for Phipps.
The Town of Palm Beach Planning, Zoning and Building Department customers can submit plans in the Town Hall lobby drop box and simple permit applications can be emailed to PZB@townofpalmbeach.com or faxed at 561-835-4621.
Town of Palm Beach Police, Fire Rescue, and Sanitation operations continue as normal.
PALM BEACH COUNTY ORDER 2020-12: MANDATORY FACIAL COVERINGS:
Facial coverings are REQUIRED to be worn by all persons within the county (including the Town of Palm Beach) while obtaining any good or service or otherwise 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.
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.
For more details about this order, including requirements for business signage, compliance, enforcement, and exemptions from this order found on page 4, please download the full order by clicking the link below.
Links are also provided below to download posters for retail and restaurant use.