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Broward CountyParksCOVID-19 Park Updates
COVID-19 Park Updates
All parks operated by Broward County are closed to public access until further notice. This includes regional, neighborhood and specialty parks, nature centers and natural areas. This is a public health effort to stop the spread of COVID-19. These decisions are made in the interest of public safety. 
 
All programs and rental reservations will be fully refunded. Until further notice, we will not be taking any new reservations for special events, shelters and halls, and campgrounds.


DRIVE-THROUGH TESTING SITE AT CENTRAL BROWARD PARK & BROWARD COUNTY STADIUM - CLOSED Easter Sunday, April 12

In an effort to enable more patients to be tested for COVID-19, thus reducing risk of community spread, Broward Health has opened a mobile testing unit starting Wednesday, April 8 at Central Broward Park & Broward County Stadium (3700 N.W. 11th Place, Lauderhill, FL 33311) daily from 9AM to 5PM. To meet criteria, individuals must be:

  • Prescreened and meet CDC and DOH testing guidelines

  • Prequalified with a prescription

  • Preregistered to receive an appointment through the Broward Health call center at 954-320-5730.

If patients do not have a primary care physician and need assistance, they can access Broward Health's new BHealthy Now app that enables a patient to obtain a virtual health screening from a board-certified physician without leaving home. Physicians on-call will screen patients, assign risk, answer questions, and recommend next steps, such as prescribing a COVID-19 screening. Visit BrowardHealth.org/COVIDApp for instructions on how to download the app and connect with physicians. The app can also be downloaded directly from the app store by searching for "Amwell." To find the Broward Health COVID practice, enter the service key "BROWARD" during or after enrollment.

Things You Must Bring:

  • Proper ID required inclusive of name, date of birth, and photo (can be one of the following)

    • Florida Drivers License

    • State-issued ID

    • Passport

  • Written prescription for COVID-19 testing

  • Patient confirmation number from the Broward Health call center

WALK UPS NOT ALLOWED. Results are NOT immediate. Test results will be sent to the prescribing physician, who will then alert the patient of their status.


DRIVE-THROUGH TESTING SITE AT C.B. SMITH PARK - CLOSED Easter Sunday, April 12

In collaboration with the Florida National Guard and Memorial Healthcare System, C.B. Smith Park (900 N. Flamingo Rd., Pembroke Pines, FL 33028), continues to be open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. as a COVID-19 drive-through testing site. People must call Centralized Scheduling at 954-276-4680 to get prescreened and make a reservation. The call center is open from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily. Everyone who calls to register - and meets the criteria for testing - will be provided a confirmation number, and a prepacket will be waiting at the park. If multiple individuals are coming in one car, each individual must be preregistered, and everyone must bring identification. The preregistration and prescreening process is optimizing capacity and efficiency. Anyone meeting the following criteria should call to register.

  • First responders (essential personnel) including police, fire-rescue, and hospital workers who are symptomatic

  • 65 years or older with chronic conditions and symptomatic

  • Individuals who are symptomatic, have traveled internationally by cruise or air or are from an affected geographical area

  • Immune compromised and symptomatic

The following concessionaires and public/private partners will also close to the public:
  1. All Golf at C.B. Smith Park, Pembroke Pines
  2. Bridges Enterprises at Everglades Holiday Park
  3. Broward Ski & Wakeboard School at C.B. Smith
  4. Butterfly World at Tradewinds Park & Stables, Coconut Creek
  5. Equine-Assisted Therapies at Tradewinds
  6. Extension Education Office
  7. Koslov Tennis Academy (C.B. Smith Park) and Lakeshore Tennis Center (Brian Piccolo Sports Park)
  8. Marine Environmental Education Center (MEEC) at Carpenter House
  9. Ski Rixen USA cable water-skiing at Quiet Waters Park
  10. Zack's Snacks at Hollywood North Beach Park

Please continue to follow the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines and wash your hands for 20 seconds; avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth; avoid close contact with people who are sick; and put a distance of six feet between yourself and other people.

Thank you for your patience and stay safe and healthy.


Things To Do: COVID-19 Edition
All parks operated by Broward County are closed to public access until further notice. These decisions are made in the interest of public safety, but we encourage you to keep your mind, body, and spirit active. Here are some things you can do while practicing social distancing as suggested by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC).