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MERRY CHRISTMAS: COVID Curfew Now In Effect In Broward County

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BROWARD COUNTY, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — As Christmas day starts, anyone who isn’t Santa Claus, or on other official business, is now subject to a curfew in Broward County. Officials are encouraging residents to report large gatherings or businesses that are not in compliance with COVID rules and restrictions over the next week. Anyone traveling from Palm Beach County into Broward County should be aware of the new rules and regulations in effect.

Here is the official curfew announcement from Broward County:

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Broward County has imposed a curfew, beginning Christmas Eve until January 4, 2021. The curfew is from midnight to 5AM daily, except for Christmas Day and New Year’s Day, when the curfew is 1AM to 5PM. Residents can report curfew and group gathering violations throughout this period to the Non-Emergency Law Enforce​ment Number for the municipality in which the establishment is located. Residents are also encouraged to report business violations 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, through the website or mobile app, MyBroward.Broward.org. The Broward County COVID-19 Hotline is open 7 days a week from 8AM to 10PM with the exception of Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve, when it will close at 6PM, and Christmas Day and New Year’s Day, when it will be closed all day.​ 

While there is no curfew in effect for Palm Beach County — with the exception of the Town of Palm Beach — the COVID Compliance hotline remains open. Call 561-24-COVID to report business or other significant violations. Large parties or gatherings should be reported to your local police department. Please use the form below to send information — and photos — to BocaNewsNow.com. If you are reading this in a news app, click here.

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