Latest Coral Gables COVID-19 Numbers

Numbers provided by the Florida Department of Health – May 17, 2021. Cases: 8,520

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Coral Gables Commission Chambers To Re-Open To The Public

The City of Coral Gables Commission Chambers were last opened to the public for the March 11th meeting in 2020. As the COVID-19 pandemic hit South Florida, the City Commission began working remotely to ensure the safety of Commissioners, staff…

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COVID-19: A Year Later

On March 22, 2020, the first four cases of COVID-19 were reported in Coral Gables residents. Since then, an additional 7,594 residents have tested positive for COVID-19, including the City’s Mayor, ranking it 48th out of 410 municipalities in the…

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DeSantis: Vaccine Age Eligibility Moving To 40+ On March 29 And 18+ On April 5

On Thursday, March 25th, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced changes to COVID-19 vaccine eligibility. The Governor announced that beginning Monday, March 29th, the State of Florida’s eligibility based on age will be lowered to all residents 40 years of age…

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Coral Gables Fire Department Approved To Distribute COVID-19 Vaccines

The City of Coral Gables Fire Department entered into a Memorandum of Agreement with Miami-Dade County and the State of Florida Department of Health approving the Fire Department as a point of distribution for the COVID 19 Vaccination. The Fire…

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City Releases Statement Regarding COVID-19 Vaccine

The City of Coral Gables released the following statement over the Holiday weekend regarding the COVID-19 Vaccine: The City of Coral Gables is working diligently to ensure our residents remain informed on the current COVID-19 vaccination evolvements. On Dec. 23,…

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CDC Guidelines: Holiday Celebrations and Small Gatherings

The COVID-19 pandemic has been stressful and isolating for many people. Gatherings during the upcoming holidays can be an opportunity to reconnect with family and friends. This holiday season, consider how your holiday plans can be modified to reduce the…

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UPDATE: Mayor Receives First Negative Result For COVID-19

Coral Gables Mayor Raul Valdes-Fauli who had been diagnosed with COVID-19 on Sunday, December 6th, has received his first negative test result. The Mayor reported only mild cold-like symptoms throughout his 14-day quarantine, during which he continued to serve as…

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OPINION: My Wish For 2021

By: Alexander Adams, AICP, CNU-A 2020 will be known as the “Year of COVID-19”. This has a negative connotation for most people, however many opportunities emerged like zoom calls, online training, working from home, enjoying family time, baking, and cooking at…

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Commission Meeting: A Referendum On Public Notice And Public Comment

Public notice and public comment seemed to be the common topics at the Tuesday, December 8th, City Commission meeting. The meeting began with a public comment period that exceeded the one hour allowed by the Commission. The number of public…

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