The City of Homestead and Homestead Police Department will issue a curfew effective nightly from 10pm to 5am beginning at 10pm on Friday, March 27, 2020. This curfew is an additional safety measure being implemented under the State of Emergency declared in response to the national and regional outbreak of COVID-19. Issuing this curfew allows the City of Homestead and Homestead Police Department to adequately protect the safety of residents and property. No one may be outside during curfew hours without a valid purpose such as getting access to medication or health services; providing police, fire, or other governmental services; providing assistance per the request of police, fire, or other government personnel; going to or from work; or going to or from providing assistance to an individual with a disability or medical need or who is vulnerable to COVID-19. The curfew does not prohibit walking dogs or other pets. Please note that this does not impose any additional restrictions on which businesses within the City of Homestead may remain open for essential purposes.
Those who think they may have been exposed to COVID-19 should call the Florida Department of Health Hotline at 1-866-779-6121. For additional information on COVID-19 in Homestead, visit www.cityofhomestead.com/coronavirus. In addition, residents can call the City’s Coronavirus Hotline 8am – 5pm Monday – Friday at 305-224-4438 or send questions via email to email@example.com.