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Posted on: March 22, 2020

Palm Beach County Issues Emergency Order That Clarifies Restricting Hours for Alcohol & Food Service

COVID City Updates NF

July 14, 2020 (4:56pm)


Palm Beach County issued Emergency Order 2020-15 that repealed Order 2020-14 and further clarifies restrictions on the operating hours of restaurants, food establishments and other businesses.

According to the Order, the following businesses still remain closed

  • bars
  • nightclubs, establishments offering adult entertainment, strip clubs
  • hookah, cigar and smoking bars and lounges
  • bowling alleys
  • arcades
  • playhouses
  • concert houses
  • movie theaters
  • auditoriums, skating centers, trampoline centers, billiard halls, escape rooms, bingo parlors, casinos, interactive bars or lounges allowing for sports participation
  • tattoo parlors, body piercing parlors, acupuncture venues, tanning and massage parlors

For businesses that remain open, “no establishment permitted to serve alcohol for on-site consumption, whether indoor or outdoor, shall serve alcohol between the hours of 11:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. No establishment permitted to serve food for on-site consumption, whether indoor or outdoor, shall serve food between the hours of 11:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. Delivery, drive-through, pick-up, or take-out services are permitted for off-site consumption.”

In addition, Emergency Order 2020-12: Additional Directive on Wearing of Facial Coverings, is extended until August 23, 2020 (see Order 2020-16). 

Please continue to wear facial coverings when in public, adhere to all social distancing guidelines and wash your hands.

View additional updates from the City of Boca Raton. 

Contact Information

COUNTY

  • Palm Beach County COVID-19 Information and Resources webpage
  • Palm Beach County Information Line (Open Daily 8am - 6pm): 561-712-6400 or email public@pbcgov.org
  • Contact the COVID Education Compliance Team at:

STATE

  • Florida Department of Health Information and Resources webpage
  • For important updates and information on COVID-19 in Florida, text FLCOVID19 to 888-77.
  • COVID-19 Call Center Available 24/7: 1-866-779-6121 or email COVID-19@flhealth.gov
  • Report Price Gouging Call: 1-866-9NO-SCAM

CITY

  • City of Boca Raton COVID-19 updates
  • Citizens Information Center (CIC): 561-982-4900 open Monday - Friday from 9am - 4pm for questions.
  • Boca Raton Police Services Non-Emergency Number: 561-368-6201 (Please do not call for general questions. Refer to FAQ page below or CIC. Please only call if you require a police officer for a non-emergency situation). 
  • Additional information can be found on the City’s website www.myboca.usFacebook, Twitter or Nextdoor or the City’s FAQ webpage.

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