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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.

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COVID-19 Call Center: (866) 779-6121 or email
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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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Orlando Melbourne International Launches New Safe Travel Experience

Post Date:06/15/2020 10:34 AM

Orlando Melbourne International Airport (MLB) has launched a new program to provide a safe and healthy environment for all passengers, customers, tenants, and employees that includes impactful changes throughout the terminal and a new interactive website. The new program called MLB’s Game Plan: A Safe and Strategic Response to COVID-19 is outlined at

"We have enhanced our terminal configuration, cleaning practices and safety procedures throughout the airport to protect the health and safety of all our stakeholders," said Reneè Purden, director of public safety at Orlando Melbourne International Airport (MLB). "We share the same challenges as other airports but have the advantage of being a less congested airport with the capability and space to ensure accurate physical distancing guidelines. Plus we are utilizing the latest sanitation technologies every day."

Read the full press release on the MLB website

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