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COVID-19: EXECUTIVE ORDER CLOSING BEACHES FOR JULY 4th RELEASED, $500 FINES

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PALM BEACH COUNTY EXECUTES ORDER, ALL BEACHES CLOSED STARTING FRIDAY

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[All beaches in Palm Beach County, Broward County and Miami-Dade County will close for the July 4th holiday weekend. The scene on a Boca Raton beach on May 22nd, when social distancing was supposed to be taking place].

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The official executive order closing all beaches in Palm Beach County has now been signed by County Administrator Verdenia Baker. It is effective July 3rd and and continue through July 6th.

Here is the key language:

Palm Beach County issues order 2020-013, effective 12:01 a.m. on Friday, July 3, 2020. This order applies in all incorporated and unincorporated areas of Palm Beach County.

All public, municipal, and private beaches, including all beach parks, in Palm Beach County shall be closed from 12:01 a.m. on Friday, July 3, 2020 until 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, July 5, 2020. Restaurants and retail establishments within beach parks may remain open subject to the restrictions included in current State and local emergency orders applicable to Palm Beach County, including, but not limited to, any occupancy restrictions.

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