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Posted on: April 8, 2020

ADDITIONAL PROTECTIVE MEASURES FOR ESSENTIAL BUSINESSES AND CUSTOMERS

Starting at midnight tonight, Monroe County emergency directive 20-05 mandates all essential businesses deploy strategies to reduce the spread of COVID-19. The mandates include limiting capacity to 50 percent of maximum occupancy and providing hand saniti...

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Posted on: April 7, 2020

CHECKPOINT UPDATE: CARRY ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTATION PROVING RESIDENCY & HOMEOWNERSHIP

Due to the presence of counterfeit reentry stickers over the weekend, Monroe County Sheriff’s Office began stopping vehicles with reentry stickers at the checkpoint. More than 200 reentry stickers were confiscated and motorists who had no additi...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

LIMITED FIRE STATIONS AND THE TAX COLLECTOR’S OFFICES OFFER RE-ENTRY STICKERS FOR RESIDENTS

Monroe County residents will be able to pick up vehicle re-entry stickers at the county and some city fire stations between 1 and 5 p.m. until further notice. Stickers are also available at the Tax Collector’s Plantation Key, Marathon, and Key W...

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

MONROE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE AND FWC PARTNER TO INCREASE MARINE PATROLLING

The Monroe County Office of Emergency Management announced Monday morning that all Florida Keys fishing bridges are closed and all public boat ramps are closed to visitors due to a directive that says that Monroe County is closed to visitors due to increa...

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Posted on: March 2, 2020

APPLICATION AND RENEWAL PERIOD FOR HURRICANE PLACARD BUSINESS REENTRY OPEN THROUGH MAY 31

The application period for Monroe County Emergency Management’s 2020 Business Placard Reentry Program runs through May 31, 2020. Applications are now available at www.monroecountyem.com/placardprogram. The program ensures that personnel who are ...

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Posted on: February 28, 2020

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT HOSTS COUNTYWIDE COORDINATION CALL REGARDING CORONAVIRUS

As concerns begin to mount in the United States about the potential spread of COVID-19 also known as Coronavirus, Monroe County Emergency Management hosted a countywide coordination call to discuss efforts being taken by multiple agencies to fend off any ...

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