WEST PALM BEACH — The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office reports that it’s fielding lots of questions about the local executive order to reopen parks and other recreational facilities — issued this week before Gov. Ron DeSantis extended the “Safer at Home” edict for the three Southeast Florida counties while lifting it for the rest of the state.
PBC Mayor Dave Kerner’s announcement about the reopening of parks and recreation facilities and how that will be implemented apparently caused confusion. Gov. DeSantis on Wednesday, April 29, ordered the general shutdown for Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties only to continue.
“We received a few questions regarding the new recreational emergency order,” said PBSO’s bulletin. “Here are some clarifications:
“PBC’s new emergency order reopens county parks, public and private golf courses, pools, marinas, and boat ramps with limitations. Park visitors must practice social distancing (keep approximately 6 feet away from others). Face coverings are strongly encouraged and should be worn.