Waterfront Properties | Real Estate News, Information & Blog - Blog Archive: May, 2020 | Page #6

Things are looking up across the state of Florida as gym, restaurants, and retail stores are now open (with restrictions) and many are returning to work. If you are young and healthy, the risks you face with the coronavirus are minor compared to other groups. Those who fall into the “high risk” category should continue to strictly follow CDC guidelines. Here are some of the things high-risk groups need to know about the coronavirus.

Based on what we know now, those at high-risk for severe illness from COVID-19 are:

  • People 65 years and older
  • People who live in a nursing home or long-term care facility

People of all ages with underlying medical conditions, particularly if not well controlled, including:

  • People with chronic lung…

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The Mall at Wellington Green reopens today, with new measures in place to protect shoppers and employees from the coronavirus.

The mall will have reduced hours and will be open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday-Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday, Wellington Green announced on its website.

Face coverings are not required to enter the mall, but they are recommended, the mall’s website said. Some stores do require face coverings.

All parking lots are open, and Wellington Green suggests parking six feet from other vehicles for continued social distancing. The mall recommends determining which store or restaurant you want to visit, and then checking the mall’s map to see which entrance and parking would be the closest.

Sanitation and security

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Florida fishing charters reopened starting on April 29th with CDC social distancing guidelines in effect.

Recreational fishing in Florida generates an annual $11.5 billion, making it one of the biggest drivers of the local economy, and charter fisherman are thrilled to get back to work after coronavirus restrictions. 

Social distancing, sanitation of heads after each use, and other requirements are in effect, including the establishment of online or telephone payment systems to reduce possible points of contact between customers and vendors.

Boat capacity restrictions are as follows, based on the size of the boat.:

  • 25-foot or less: maximum 6 persons (4 adult passengers plus 2 children 17 & under)
  • 26- to 36-foot: maximum 8 persons (6…

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Yesterday, golf returned in Florida for the TaylorMade Driving Relief Charity match that was held at Seminole Golf Club in Juno Beach. Palm Beach County residents and professional golfers Matthew Wolff and Rickie Fowler competed against Rory McIlroy and Dustin Johnson in a team’s skins game with a $3 million dollar prize to be donated to coronavirus relief.

The match began at 2 pm yesterday and McIlroy and Johnson played for the American Nurses Foundation and Fowler and Wolff played for the CDC Foundation. The final results gave the American Nurses Foundation $1.85 million dollars from the McIlroy and Johnson team and $1.15 million dollars to the CDC Foundation from the Fowler and Wolff team.

The TaylorMade Driving Relief was just one of two charity…

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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis made his decision to begin reopening the state based on the steadily decreasing number of coronavirus cases throughout the state as well as our local medical systems gearing up to prepare themselves for any potential influx in cases.

The governor has cited hospital bed availability as a key indicator that the state is ready to open up again. About 33% of the state’s 59,000 hospital beds are available.

Even more — 37% — of Palm Beach County’s roughly 4,000 beds are free. About 31% of adult intensive care beds in the county and statewide are not filled.

Working Out in South Florida

As gyms in South Florida reopen, here are a few important things you should know.

First, people are more spread out in gyms than they…

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Monroe County has announced that they plan to reopen the Florida Keys to visitors on Monday, June 1st. Roads will be reopened to traffic and lodging establishments will be allowed to take guests at 50 percent occupancy. Since Jupiter residents are only a quick 3-hour drive from the beautiful Florida Keys, this is great news!

Lodging establishments like hotels, campgrounds, vacation rentals, and other transient-licensed establishments will be required to implement sanitation procedures and follow the American Hotel and Lodging Association COVID-19 guidelines for enhanced cleaning practices (https://www.ahla.com/). The timeline for removing the 50 pecent capacity restriction for lodging will be determined at a later date.

Per Governor Executive Order…

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This weekend, West Palm Beach rolled out a new “Dining on the Spot” initiative to increase outdoor seating in on Clematis Street downtown.

Dining on the Spot is a collaborative program between the West Palm Beach Downtown Development Authority, the West Palm Beach Community Redevelopment Agency and the City of West Palm Beach.

The program will allow the service areas for Downtown restaurants to extend beyond traditional café seating onto Downtown streets, into parking lots, and into alleyways, for pedestrians and patrons to enjoy.

The dining spaces will allow for small groups or members of the same household to enjoy a restaurant meal while following CDC guidelines of six feet distance between guests.

Today (Monday, 18th), all Florida…

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Good news for Floridians, Governor DeSantis announced last week that the entire state of Florida will begin to enter the full Phase One of reopening the state and its economy, getting one step closer at getting life back to normal.

As more things begin to open in Florida, you are still asked to follow the CDC guidelines for social distancing and wear a face mask to keep the spread of COVID-19 numbers down.

Here is what is open in Palm Beach County and the state:

Restaurants

Food establishments may increase their indoor capacity to 50% instead of 25% with the proper social distancing and outdoor seating is encouraged.

Retail Stores

Stores are allowed to operate at 50% capacity indoors.

Libraries and Museums

Museums and libraries are…

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Residents of South Florida are thrilled we have managed to flatten the coronavirus curve and that things are beginning to return to normal. The gyms are now open in many places as well as gyms and most of the restaurants and retail stores. Still, municipalities are asking residents to be responsible by continuing to maintain proper social distancing as well as follow other specific guidelines.

Here is what you need to know if your local beach recently opened.

Boca Raton

Pedestrians will have access to city beaches from sunrise to sunset during the reopening phase, however, all City of Boca Raton beach parks including parking, facilities, restrooms, playgrounds, and picnic pavilions will remain closed until further notice.

Delray Beach

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The Town of Jupiter and Palm Beach County have issued an update regarding beaches and beach parks. Effective Monday, May 18, 2020 all public, private, and municipal beaches and beach parks in Palm Beach County will conditionally re-open after being closed for nearly two months due to concerns over the coronavirus pandemic.  

Beachgoers will be allowed to sunbathe, and concession stands for beach chairs and umbrellas, along with food and beverage stands, will be allowed to operate.The beaches and beach parks will open to the public under the following conditions and restrictions:

• Beaches will be open between sunrise and sunset only.

• Parties accessing the beaches shall follow CDC guidelines by limiting gatherings to no more than 10…

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