City of Melbourne COVID-19 Updates

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The City of Melbourne continues to work closely with officials at Brevard County and the Florida Department of Health to monitor the spread of the Coronavirus/COVID-19 and formulate a coordinated local response. 

The most current information about City of Melbourne operations, event cancellations and postponements, and other changes will be posted to this webpage.

You can also follow the City of Melbourne on Facebook or Twitter.

COVID-19 Call Center: (866) 779-6121 or email
The Florida Department of Health (DOH) has created a call-in number for questions relating to #COVID19 which is available 24/7. 

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Phase 2

July 1, 2020, Update:

The Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation has amended the emergency order issued on June 26, 2020, regarding the suspension of on-premises consumption of alcohol at bars and pubs to allow any establishment licensed to sell food to also sell alcohol. For details, please see Amended Emergency Order 2020-09

Phase 2 Highlights:

  • People are encouraged to limit gatherings to 50 or fewer, up from 10 or fewer under Phase
  • Restaurants can allow seating at the bar.
  • Bars can open with 50% capacity inside and must be seated for service; outdoor can operate at full capacity. However, on-site alcohol consumption at bars was suspended by the DBPR on June 26.
  • Retail can open at full capacity.
  • Gyms can operate at full capacity.
  • Entertainment businesses, such as movie theaters and bowling alleys, can operate at 50% capacity.
  • Personal service businesses, such as tattoo parlors and tanning salons, can operate following health department guidelines.

For more information about Phase 2, see:

Information about Phase 1:

Specific inquiries may be directed to the Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR):

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Melbourne is BACK IN BUSINESS as Spend Local Campaign Launches

Post Date:05/12/2020 8:59 AM

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The Melbourne: Back in Business and Spend Local campaign launches today! Banners and signs are being posted around town, and a dedicated webpage — — is now live. The new webpage includes links to an online directory of local businesses and a toolkit of resources that businesses and residents can use to help share and promote the campaign.

How You Can Get Involved

1. Start Spending Local: Shop at your favorite store, enjoy a delicious meal at locally owned restaurant, pick up dinner for the family. Check out Melbourne Business Directory, which includes website links and other contact information you can use to get in touch with your favorite local businesses to find out if they are open, what their current operating hours are, or to place orders or requests for service.

2. Like and follow @SpendLocalMelbourne on Facebook. 

3. Go to

The Melbourne: Back in Business campaign is a joint effort of the City of Melbourne, Melbourne Regional Chamber, Melbourne Main Street, Eau Gallie Arts District, and Orlando Melbourne International Airport (MLB). We are working together to help market Melbourne's businesses and encourage area consumers to spend local.  


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