COVID In South Florida: United Message From Mayors: 'Hope Is On The Horizon' But 'We Can't Let Our Guard Down'South Florida mayors are expressing growing concern over increasing COVID-19 cases and what it means for our local hospitals. But in virtual and telephone news conferences on Friday morning, both Miami-Dade Mayor Danielle Levine Cava and Broward Mayor Steve Geller both echoed the same message, keep following CDC guidelines through the holidays and hope is on the horizon.
Florida Bracing As Supreme Court Hears Arguments On Fate Of Affordable Care ActThe U.S. Supreme Court is hearing arguments Tuesday over the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act. Miami-Dade County has the highest Obamacare enrollment of any county in the country.
Tropical Storm Eta Causes Widespread Flooding, Closures Across Miami-DadeA large tree crashed onto a Miami home during Tropical Storm Eta displacing 7 people.
Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez Signs Amendments Opening Entertainment Venues And Allowing For Limited Competitive Sports On Thursday, Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez signed amendments to emergency orders allowing for the opening of several types of entertainment venues and also permitting certain specified sports scrimmages. The mayor's amendments will go into effect as of Friday at 12:01 p.m., county officials said. Here are the amendments to the emergency orders signed by Mayor Gimenez: Amendment No. 1 to Emergency Order 28-20 allows the opening of movie theaters, concert houses, convention spaces, auditoriums, playhouses, bowling alleys, arcades, and indoor amusement facilities at 50 percent capacity. All venues must strictly follow rules set in the New Normal Guidebook. This amendment allows for indoor consumption of food and beverages within movie theaters, concert houses, convention spaces, auditoriums, playhouses, bowling alleys, arcades, casinos, and indoor amusement facilities, but only in designated areas. This amendment also allows for live performances, provided performers are no less than 10 feet from patrons at all times and such patrons observe such performances from tables or stationary seats. Amendment No. 1 to Emergency Order 29-20 allows for limited competitive play, including scrimmages. However, organized inter-team sports and league games will not be permitted, except in the case of tennis, racquetball and baseball, if masks are worn at all times. This amendment also requires facial coverings to be worn at all times for other activities on athletic fields. The office of the mayor announced that the administration will be meeting next week with owners of bars and adult entertainment establishments, along with the County’s medical experts, to determine the rules to safely open these facilities in the future.
Reports Of False Negatives In Antigen Tests May Have Impact On Miami-Dade Coronavirus TestingAntigen testing has become another option for people looking to get their coronavirus test results fast. The test also known as a rapid test offers results within minutes. 
Marco Rubio On COVID-19 Crisis: 'I Don't Think There's Any Evidence That Restaurants Or Disney World Are Cause Of Surge'Florida U.S. Senator Marco Rubio addressed a whole range of issues about the state's rising COVID-19 numbers and re-opening schools in the fall.
Large Security Force Being Hired To Enforce Social Distancing When Miami-Dade Parks, Marinas, Golf Courses ReopenStrict social distancing rules will remain in place as parts of Miami-Dade County slowly begin to reopen amid the coronavirus crisis.
New Year's Eve Events In Miami-Dade CountyWith the year coming to a close in South Florida, there is never a lack of options for things to do
Miami-Dade Commissioners To Vote Tuesday On Controversial Formula 1 RacingA vote Tuesday could determine the future of Formula 1 racing in Miami Gardens.
Miami-Dade Fourth-Graders Rank No. 1 In The Country In Math & ReadingMiami-Dade fourth-graders scores in reading and math ranked first in comparison to their counterparts nationwide.
Fifth Case Of Dengue Fever In Miami-Dade; County Remains Under Mosquito-Borne Illness AlertThe Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade has confirmed the fifth case of dengue in Miami-Dade County and remains under a mosquito-borne illness alert.