Miami-Dade Mayor orders all adult day cares to close starting Friday


MIAMI (WSVN) - The mayor of Miami-Dade County has announced the closure of all adult day care centers in the county starting Friday night.

Mayor Carlos Gimenez signed the emergency order Tuesday night.

Gimenez said the objective of the order is to prevent the further spread of the virus.

The county set up a way for affected seniors to receive deliveries at home.

Seniors are advised to call 311 to request food, personal protective equipment and other essential goods.

The order does not apply to assisted living facilities and nursing homes in Miami-Dade County.

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