Openings and closings for Hurricane Dorian

Here’s what’s open and closed as Hurricane Dorian heads in Florida’s general direction:


Miami-Dade County Public Schools: Schools are open.

Broward County Public Schools: Schools are open.

Palm Beach County Schools: Schools will reopen on Thursday.

Archdiocese of Miami: All Catholic Schools in Broward and Miami-Dade counties are open.

All Broward College classes have resumed.

Nova Southeastern University campuses will reopen on Thursday. NSU University School, Mailman Segal Center and Baudhuin School are open.

All Gulliver school campuses are open.

Miami Country Day School is open.

Classes at Ransom Everglades School have resumed.

Classes at University of Miami Coral Gables, marine, and medical campuses have resumed.

The University of Miami’s Miller School of Medicine is open and operating on a normal schedule.

Florida Memorial University has suspended classes through Wednesday. Classes will resume on Thursday.

Classes at Miami Dade College have resumed.

Florida Atlantic University classes have resumed.

The following Barry University campuses will resume classes on Thursday: Miami Shores main campus, Hollywood, Pembroke Pines, Cutler Bay, Kendall and all Podiatry Foot and Ankle clinics (Mercy, Mount Sinai, Jackson North). Online classes will also resume on Thursday.

Keiser University Miami-Dade and Broward campuses are open.

Florida International University classes and normal operations have resumed.

Classes at St. Thomas University will resume Thursday.

University of Florida Gainesville campus classes will resume Thursday.

The North Miami campus of Johnson and Wales University has reopened.

All Lynn University classes and activities will resume Thursday.

Pine Crest School’s Boca Raton and Fort Lauderdale campuses have reopened.

Florida Career College in Lauderdale Lakes has reopened.

American Heritage School campuses has reopened.

Government services

Miami-Dade County government is operating on a regular schedule as of Tuesday.

Port Everglades and PortMiami have reopened.

All four U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ Miami offices and the USCIS Miami asylum office have reopened.

Sunrise will continue with regularly-scheduled solid waste and recycling collection through Saturday. However, if winds exceed 35 mph, collection services will be suspended and garbage and recycling collection will take place on your next scheduled collection day.

Pembroke Pines City Hall remains closed until further notice. Regular garbage and recycling pick up has resumed and bulk pick-up items/debris will resume Wednesday.

The City of Coral Gables regular household garbage, trash/yard waste and recycling services have resumed operations.

Fort Lauderdale City Hall and normal operations have resumed. Bulk trash will not be picked up until the first Monday or Tuesday in October.

The City Hall, parks and recreational facilities and city services of North Lauderdale have reopened.

Sanitation collection in Hollywood has been suspended until further notice.

The City of Plantation’s administrative offices, parks and facilities have resumed normal operations.

Miami has resumed regular garbage collection. Recycling and bulky waste services has also resumed.

All solid waste and recycling collection services in Miramar are suspended through Tuesday. Miramar City Hall and City administrative offices have reopened.

The Broward County Judicial Complex has reopened.

All Broward County courthouses have reopened.

The Legal Aid Service of Broward County and Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida is closed until further notice.

West Park’s City Hall has reopened. The city will not have bulk trash collection until further notice.

Miami-Dade’s Eleventh Judicial Circuit has returned to normal operations.

Wilton Manors City Hall has reopened.

Davie’s Town Hall and other government offices will be closed through Tuesday. The Pine Island Multipurpose Center, the Pine Island Fitness and Aquatic Center and all Davie parks have reopened.

Bulk pickup is cancelled through Saturday in Davie but garbage and recycling service are suspended through Tuesday.

Regularly scheduled garbage and recycling pick up in Pembroke Pines has resumed. Bulk pick up has also resumed.

Coral Springs City Hall has resumed normal operations.

The Margate City Hall and all city offices were closed on Tuesday. All sanitation services will be suspended until further notice.

City of Opa-locka City hall and municipal offices were closed on Tuesday.

City operations in Pompano Beach have resumed normal operations. Waste management services have also resumed.


Miami International Airport remains open.

Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport has reopened.

Orlando International Airport has reopened.

Palm Beach International Airport has reopen.

North Perry Airport has reopened.

Hospitals and medical centers

The University of Miami Health System facilities in Boca Raton and Palm Beach Gardens, as well as the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute at Palm Beach Gardens will be closed until further notice.

The UHealth Clinic in Fort Lauderdale will be closed through Tuesday.

Baptist Hospital, Baptist Children’s Hospital, Doctors Hospital, Fishermen’s Community Hospital, Homestead Hospital, Mariners Hospital, South Miami Hospital and West Kendall Baptist Hospital in Miami-Dade and Monroe County remain open.

All Memorial Healthcare System hospitals, Medical Office Buildings and one primary care office in east Hollywood remain open.

Memorial Healthcare System closed its Palm Beach facilities and some in Broward and Miami-Dade County Tuesday.

The Aventura Care Center and radiology services requiring sedation at the main Nicklaus Children’s Hospital campus will remain closed until further notice. The West Kendall Outpatient Center will not offer MRI services until further notice.

The Palm Beach Gardens, Miramar and Dan Marino Nicklaus Children’s Hospital outpatient centers are closed until further notice.

Emergency rooms at Bethesda Hospital East, Bethesda Hospital West and Boca Raton Regional Hospital remain open.

Bethesda Urgent Care in Wellington was closed through Tuesday.

Coral Springs Baptist Health Urgent Care and Coral Springs Baptist Health Urgent Care Express were closed Tuesday.

Kendall Regional Medical Center, the Town and Country Emergency Room and the Doral Emergency Room remain open.

Broward Health Community Health Services, Health International, Physician Group Offices, Urgent Care Centers, Weston and their Children’s Diagnostic and Treatment Center were closed through Tuesday.

Broward Community and Family Health Centers closed all four of their locations on Tuesday. They reopened on Wednesday.

The Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County Offices and services remain open.

All clinical sites in Miami-Dade and Broward are open and operational.

All Palm Beach County clinical operations were closed on Tuesday.

Transportation/Traffic services

Florida’s Turnpike tolls have been reinstated as of 12:01 a.m. Thursday:

  • Homestead Extension (SR 821)
  • Interstate 95 express lanes
  • Interstate 595 express lanes
  • Interstate 75 express lanes
  • Alligator Alley

Florida Turnpike’s tolls will resume will be reinstated on the following roads at 12:01 a.m. Friday:

  • The Turnpike Mainline (SR 91)
  • Beachline Expressway
  • Sawgrass Expressway
  • SR 417
  • SR 429

Brightline, also known as Virgin Trains, has resumed normal service.

City of Miami trolleys will continue their regular scheduled service until further notice. City of Miami residents had until 12 p.m. Tuesday to remove their vehicles from the city’s garages free of charge.

The Coral Gables Trolley and Freebee services have resumed normal operations.

Tri-Rail service has resumed normal operations. 

Greyhound Lines canceled certain routes along the Florida coast. Click here for updates.

Hollywood’s SunShuttle by Circuit has suspended operations until further notice.

Broward County Transit has resumed normal operations.

West Palm Beach service plaza along Florida’s Turnpike (Fuel pumps, the convenience store and food plaza) closed at 5 p.m. Monday.

Fort Pierce service plaza along Florida’s turnpike (Fuel pumps, the convenience store and food plaza) closed at 8 p.m. Monday.

Fort Drum service plaza along Florida’s Turnpike (Fuel pumps, convenience store and food plaza) closed at 8 a.m. Tuesday.

Parks and attractions

Miami Beach parks, playgrounds, rec centers, pools and tennis courts closed at noon Saturday until further notice.

Everglades National Park closed until Wednesday, but Dry Tortugas National Park remained open. Marine waters for boating has remained open, but emergency services will be extremely limited.

Miami Seaquarium reopened at 10 a.m. on Wednesday.

Biscayne National Park reopened at 12 p.m. Wednesday.

The South Florida Wildlife Center in Fort Lauderdale closed on Monday until further notice.

All Palm Beach County Golf facilities will be closed starting Sunday. John Prince Golf Learning Center remains closed.

Several parks and recreation facilities in Pembroke Pines reopened at 1 p.m. Wednesday: Pembroke Lakes Pool and Tennis Center, Towngate Pool, Price Park Pool and the Fletcher Arts Center.

The Bass museum remained closed through Tuesday.

City of Aventura parks closed for storm preparations but reopened on Wednesday.

Jungle Island reopened Wednesday.

The Palm Beach Zoo will reopen on Friday.

Big Cypress National Preserve visitor centers and administrative facilities have closed. Backcountry and hunting access into the Preserve will remain open.

Coral Gables Art Cinema has reopened.

Coral Gables War Memorial Youth Center, Salvadore and Biltmore Tennis Centers, Adult Activity Center and the Granada Golf Course are open for regular programming.

Venetian Pool will be closed Tuesday until further notice.

The Granada Golf Course remains open.

All Universal Orlando Resort theme parks and CityWalk have reopened on Wednesday.

The Urban League of Broward County was closed through Tuesday.

City of Miami parks and recreation facilities are open.

The Perez Art Museum, as well as the shop and Verde restaurant and bar, will reopen on Thursday.

The Museum of Contemporary Art is open.

The North Miami Public Library and City of North Miami administrative offices are open on Tuesday.

The Museum of Discovery and Science and AutoNation IMAX Theater are open.

Broward County has resumed normal operations (including parks, libraries and animal care) on Wednesday.

Hollywood’s ArtsPark Visual Arts Center, Hollywood Central Performing Arts Center, Driftwood Pool and Art & Culture Center are closed.


The Miami Home Design and Remodeling Show has been rescheduled to the weekend of Friday, Sept. 13 – 15.

Marco Antonio Solís’ concert at American Airlines Arena scheduled for Saturday has been rescheduled for Oct. 26.

The Davie Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) and Electronics Recycling events scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 31 have been rescheduled to Saturday, Sept. 7.


All Wells Fargo branches in Broward and two in Miami-Dade were closed on Tuesday.

City National Bank branches in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties have reopened Wednesday.

All FirstBank Florida Broward branches were closed Tuesday.

Lime is collecting its fleet of electric scooters in both Fort Lauderdale and Miami. They will redeploy following storm.

Royal Caribbean, Norwegian Cruise Line and Carnival Cruise Line are monitoring the storm, click here for updates to itinerary changes.

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