Matthew Threat Gone, Things Returning To Normal

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – As South Florida breathes a collective sigh of relief that we dodged a bullet named Hurricane Matthew it’s time to get back to normal.

In Broward County, transit buses resumed service Friday morning but on a Sunday schedule.

Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport will re-open at 11 a.m. However, Southwest Airlines, Air Canada, Allegiant and Caribbean Airlines have all canceled their flights for Friday. They will resume flights Saturday.

Broward County government offices and public schools will remain closed Friday.

Florida Department of Health in Broward will re-open on Monday, Oct. 10th.

Cleveland Clinic Florida facilities and medical offices in Broward and Palm Beach counties resume normal operating schedules beginning Saturday, October 8th.

Sawgrass Mills re-opened Friday.

In Miami-Dade, Miami-Dade Transit Services resumed Friday morning.

Marinas opened 10:00 a.m. PortMiami will open as soon as the U.S. Coast Guard completes its inspection, most likely in the morning hours.

Miami-Dade police and fire rescue departments began normal operations in the morning.

Shelters will shutdown in the morning and county transit will be provided from those shelters.

Bulk waste pick up and regular garbage pick resumed Friday morning along with county trash and recycling centers.

Dolphin Mall and Westland Mall re-opened for business on Friday.

All St. Thomas University operations, classes, programs and events are closed Friday.

University of Miami will close all classes, events and operations through Friday at the Coral Gables and Rosenstiel campuses. All non-essential operations, research, classes and events are canceled at the Miller School Campus and UHealth facilities.

Florida International University will remain closed through Friday. All classes, games and events are canceled.

Miami Dade College will remain closed through Friday. In addition to all classes, all activities have also been cancelled through Sunday. All classes and normal operations will resume on Monday, October 10.

Barry University campuses in Miami-Dade County will remain closed through Sunday, October 9.

Florida Memorial University will remain closed and resume normal scheduling on Monday, October 10.

All Florida National University Campuses will be open Friday.

Libraries will be closed Friday in order to check for damage and will reopen Saturday.

Parks will be closed Friday in order to check for damage and will reopen Saturday.

Animal services will be open Saturday

Miami-Dade County schools will be closed Friday and reopen Monday.

Miami-Dade County offices will reopen Tuesday, October 11.

The Post Office will resume mail delivery on Friday for Miami-Dade, Broward, Monroe and Palm Beach counties.

Miami-Dade County and Broward County Publix stores have re-opened as have the supermarket chain’s stores in Boca Raton.

Boynton Beach, West Palm, Wellington, Loxahatchee and Royal Palm Beach stores will re-open as well. The rest of the stores in Palm Beach, Martin, St Lucie, Indian River and Okeechobee counties will be re-opened when it is deemed safe.


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