Safer At Home

Safer-at-Home

What does it mean?

The Town of Davie has issued a joint Safer-at-Home Emergency Order in collaboration with every Broward County municipality. This emergency order compliments Broward County Order 20-03 directing a Shelter-in-Place: Safer at Home Policy to help prevent the further spread of COVID-19. Safer-at-Home means all residents are directed to stay at home as much as possible, except in those circumstances outlined below. Read the entire order.

How long will it last?

This Emergency Order is effective as of 12:01 a.m. on March 28, 2020, and shall remain in full force and effect until terminated.

What you can do?

  • Go to the grocery, convenience or warehouse store
  • Commute to and from work if your employer is an essential business or has ensured you can maintain at least 6 feet from your co-workers or customers
  • Go to the pharmacy or other medical establishments to pick up medications and other healthcare necessities
  • Go to medical appointments (but first, check with your doctor or medical provider)
  • Go to a restaurant for take-out or drive-thru
  • Care for or support a friend or family member in need
  • Take a walk, run, or exercise outside - just remember to practice social distancing -- that means at least 6 feet between you and others in the community
  • Walk your pets or take them to the vet

Essential Businesses

  • Grocery stores
  • Restaurant delivery and drive-thrus
  • Airlines, taxis and other private transportation providers
  • Gas stations
  • Laundromats
  • Veterinarian offices
  • Businesses engaged in food cultivation, including farming, livestock, and fishing
  • Businesses that provide shelter and social services
  • Hardware and gardening stores
  • Firearm and ammunition supply stores
  • Newspaper, television, radio and other media services
  • Businesses that provide food and shelter
  • Pawn Shop

Essential Services

  • Fire Rescue
  • First Responders
  • Law Enforcement
  • Essential federal employees and military personnel
  • Personnel employed by an entity identified as one of the sixteen critical infrastructure sectors by the Cyber-Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) of the U.S. Department of Homeland
  • Security when pursuing work-related functions, or traveling directly to or from work and their respective residents.
  • State and local government employees providing services during this state of emergency
  • School district employees providing services during this state of emergency
  • Medical and health-related personnel
  • Mass transit personnel

If my business isn’t listed as “essential” do I have to close?

Non-essential businesses that are unable to maintain the required physical distancing (6 feet) to keep employees and customers safe, must close. 


Safer at Home