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Town of Davie News and Announcements

Posted on: April 11, 2020

[ARCHIVED] COVID-19 Update#26 Restaurant Outreach; CRA and Town Council Meetings; Business Recovery Resources

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Public Information Office. Contact Leona Henry or Sussette Rodriguez at 


April 11, 2020




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DAVIE, Fla. – In our current environment, the Town’s goal is to take all necessary proactive steps and measures to reduce the spread of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). We realize this is likely a stressful time, and we want to assure you that the Town is doing everything we can to help promote the health and safety of our community during this pandemic. We all have a role to play, and we need everyone’s help and cooperation in following all directives. For all prior information posted regarding COVID-19, please visit our website at

Broward County Emergency Order 20-07

Broward County Administrator Bertha Henry issued Emergency Order 20-07, which instructs all persons in Broward County to wear a facial covering when visiting essential businesses for services and are required for those who are providing essential services during in-person interactions with the public. This order does not apply to young children under the age of two, and individuals who have difficulty breathing, nor to public safety, fire, and life safety personnel, as their Personal Protective Equipment requirements would be governed by their respective agencies.

This order complements the Town of Davie’s Emergency Order 20-03 , which strongly urges all citizens to use cloth face coverings while utilizing essential services or engaging in essential activities, in addition to other recommended social distancing measures.

Davie Restaurant Outreach

The Town of Davie has created an outreach initiative for all restaurants located throughout the Town. Restaurants are asked to complete the required form so we can have a centralized list of restaurants that are open. Many residents may not be aware that specific restaurants are still operational, so a restaurant directory is a great way to keep you in the know and promote local restaurants. The information being asked for on the form includes the name of the restaurant, hours of operation, cuisine, pickup/delivery options, etc. A complete list of restaurants will be posted once the information is made available. Help us, Help our Restaurants.


Fill out our form here: 


CRA and Town Council Meeting

The next Town of Davie Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) and Town Council meeting is on Wednesday, April 15, 2020.  The CRA meeting will commence at 6:00 p.m. The Town Council meeting will start at 6:30 p.m.

Executive Order No. 20-69, issued by the Office of Governor Ron DeSantis on March 20, 2020, states that municipalities may conduct meetings of their governing boards without having a quorum of its members present physically or at any specific location, and utilizing communications media technology such as telephonic or video conferencing, as provided by Section 120.54(5)(b)2, Florida Statutes.

The meeting will be held virtually and can be accessed through:

Food Distribution Sites

The following link indicates locations where food distributions are occurring throughout Broward County. The map currently displays the School Board of Broward County, Feeding South Florida, and South Florida Hunger Coalition distribution sites. New sites will be displayed as other organizations join. View the distribution food sites here:

Other available food resources for Davie residents in need include:


Feeding South Florida: 

The link below is for residents who are looking for emergency assistance with food:

Davie Community Worship Ctr. 

  • 4140 SW 54 Avenue Davie, FL
  • (954) 895 – 6733
  • Drive Through Service of Food Supplies only on Fridays 4:00 – 6:30 PM


The Dorit & Ben J. Genet Cupboard 

  • 4703 SW 51 St Davie, FL 33314
  • 954- 370 -2140
  • Kosher Food Pantry through the Jewish Family Services
  • Residents must call the Jewish Family Services first to get qualified. 


DCF: Contact for information regarding food stamps, Medicaid, and recertification.

Phone: 1(850) 300-4323


Mortgage Foreclosure and Eviction Relief 

Governor Ron DeSantis signed Executive Order 20-94, a Mortgage Foreclosure and Eviction Relief order. This order suspends mortgage foreclosures and evictions due to lack of payment for the next 45 days. Please note, individuals are still encouraged to make payments if they are capable of doing so as this order does not relieve persons from making payments.

Business Recovery Resources

Many individuals and businesses are at the forefront of this disruptive change caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Below, we have gathered some resources to help you prepare, respond and recover.


Please take this opportunity to update or register for Town of Davie related updates and emergency notifications utilizing the following mediums:

For updated information regarding the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) please visit or If you are concerned that you have been exposed to 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), please call the Florida Department of Health in Broward County at 954-412-7300 and your healthcare provider before traveling to any healthcare facility.


Media Contact:

Leona Henry, Intergovernmental Affairs Manager

Office: 954-797-1035


Sussette Rodriguez, Public Relations Coordinator

Office: 954-797-1102


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