From Key West City Hall:
Following today’s executive order by Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, the City of Key West is directing all bars and nightclubs to cease operation by 5 p.m. today. This includes bars operating ancillary to any hotel, guest house, or bed and breakfast.
All restaurant facilities are limited to take out and delivery only, beginning 5 p.m. today. There shall be no on-site dining or consumption.
The decisions for responses to this fluid situation are being made at all levels in the interest of public safety. This follows the decision by the President of the United States to discourage gathering of more than ten people.
“We are taking unprecedented measures today to ensure a healthy and safe community in the future,” said Mayor Teri Johnston.
In light of this development, the City Commission has canceled the special meeting scheduled for 5 p.m. today. We want to thank everyone for their input via eComment. Each of your comments will be considered by the commission, and the City will be issuing responses to your concerns and questions on the City’s web page at www.cityofkeywest-fl.gov
As of Tuesday, there have been no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Monroe County.
For up-to-date information on the status of Monroe County and COVID-19, go to www.Monroecountyem.com, www.floridahealth.gov, or www.CDC.gov. In addition, The Florida Department of Health has put up a 24/7 information hotline: 1-866-779-6121.