Dear Valued Members and Investors,
The Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce is working on behalf of our business community at this difficult time. We are reaching out to congressional, state, and local leadership on a daily basis to make sure our business owners' concerns are being heard.
Our Chamber encourages all small business owners to review your options regarding state and federal assistance in order to keep your organization running. Please use us as a go-to resource for the latest business information. Members of our Chamber staff have been in contact with members who are hurting, especially within our hospitality and tourism industries. We are your advocate, so please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will work to direct your question and/or concerns to the appropriate party.
Please continue to keep your fellow Chamber members in mind. For example, we have a growing list of restaurants and caterers who are ready to serve you by providing menu options via pick-up or delivery. Please click here for the information.
We will be updating the information below this message on a recurring basis, but please follow our Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn pages where we will be providing information as we receive it. If you have an urgent question, Broward County has set up a hotline at (954) 357-9500. The call center will accept phone calls from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. seven days a week.
Dan Lindblade, CAE
President & CEO, GFLCC
Executive Orders Issued By Governor Ron DeSantis
Broward County Emergency Orders
Municipal Declarations/Announcements Regarding Limited Reopenings
*Please note, if your Broward municipality is not listed, please refer to Broward County Emergency Order 20-08 or contact your city/town leadership.
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|Coral Springs||Lauderhill||Plantation||Wilton Manors|
|Deerfield Beach||Miramar||Pompano Beach|
|Hallandale Beach||Pembroke Park||Tamarac|
Municipal Stay-at-Home Declarations
As all Americans do their best to protect against the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), our Chamber is cognizant of our members' concerns regarding the respiratory disease. As of March 23, in alignment with Broward County and the City of Fort Lauderdale's Emergency Orders, our Chamber building is closed until further notice. Furthermore, all Chamber events through April 12 have either been postponed or cancelled.
Right now, many sectors of South Florida remain open for business and our Chamber staff is working remotely to support members especially small businesses, the backbone of our economy.
Below, you can download a comprehensive guide providing information for both employees and employers.
If you have any questions regarding our Chamber's schedule of events or policy, please email us at email@example.com.
CareerSource Broward is assisting with Florida's Reemployment Assistance Program. Click here for information.
CARES Act & Your Business
Assistance for Employers & Employees
A Conversation with Fort Lauderdale Mayor Dean Trantalis
A Small Business Owner's Perspective of the Crisis
The Crisis' Impact on Malls & Retailers
A Conversation with Broward County Sheriff Gregory Tony
Crisis' Impact on Development
Caring For Your Mind, Body & Spirit
FPL's Efforts to Assist Customers Across Florida
COVID-19's Current & Future Affects on Mental Health
- What to Do If You Are Sick with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
- Information for Seniors and Individuals at Higher Risk from Coronavirus (COVID-19)
- Common Symptoms
C.B. Smith Park
(Florida National Guard partnering with Memorial Healthcare System)
Address: 900 N. Flamingo Rd., Pembroke Pines
Testing Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily
Who can be tested?
First responders and healthcare staff, including police, fire-rescue, medical staff and essential staff that is supporting the management agencies during the novel coronavirus pandemic. You must have COVID-19 symptoms and be prepared to show ID.
▪ People who are 65 or older with COVID-19 symptoms and have chronic conditions. You must show I.D.
▪ Individuals who are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms and have recently traveled internationally on a cruise or plane or have a compromised immune system. You must show I.D.
Pembroke Pines police say you can call 954-276-4680 in advance to pre-register for a screening.
Central Broward Park & Broward County Stadium
Broward Health is operating a drive-thru testing site at 3700 N.W. 11 Place in Lauderhill. To be tested, patients must pre-register and have a written script from a physician to schedule an appointment. Those who would like to pre-register can call the Broward Health line at (954) 320-5730.
Cleveland Clinic Florida
Address: 3250 Meridian Parkway, Weston
Testing Hours: By appointment only
Visit https://my.clevelandclinic.org/landing/preparing-for-coronavirus for screening requirements or call Cleveland Clinic’s 24/7 COVID-19 hotline for more information 855.697.3750.
Broward Health is operating this mobile testing unit behind the Festival Marketplace, located at 2900 W. Sample Road in Pompano Beach. Patients must first pre-register and have a written script from a physician. To schedule an appointment call 954-320-5730.
This testing site is located at 1150 G. Harold Martin Dr. in Fort Lauderdale. Testing is being be conducted at the baseball field parking lot near Sunrise Boulevard. Those who are over the age of 18, who are symptomatic or asymptomatic can get tested at the site. To schedule an appointment call 1-800-209-7919.
Mitchell Moore Park
Patients who do not have a vehicle can get tested at a walk-through site located at 901 NW 10 Street in Pompano Beach. There is no age restriction to get tested at the site, but patients must be showing symptoms of COVID-19. Appointments are not necessary but can be made by calling 954-412-7300.
Patients who do not have a vehicle can get tested at a walk-through site located at 560 NW 27 Ave. in Fort Lauderdale. There is no age restriction to get tested at the site, but patients must be showing symptoms of COVID-19. Appointments are not necessary but can be made by calling 954-412-7300.
Click HERE for a full list of our Chamber restaurants and caterers, along with their takeout and delivery options.