The City of Key West, Florida

The Southernmost City in th Continental United States


City Limits Gatherings of More Than 10 People

In light of the unprecedented measures taken in the City to ensure public health, the City of Key West is strengthening its measure to ensure the health, safety and welfare of the community. We appreciate the business that are complying with the directives outlines by the City the State and Federal government. We want to especially recognize the businesses who are voluntarily restricting gatherings of more than ten people.

The City declares that attractions and activities which support social gatherings to ten or more people in a limited area and operate within or from the City of Key West shall cease operations by 12 a.m. on Friday, March 20th. These include gymnasiums, fitness studios, movie theaters, museums, sightseeing vehicles carrying ten or more passengers and/or crew, attraction tour vessels and charter boats carrying ten or more passengers and/or crew, commercial motor coaches, tour buses and similar vehicles carrying ten or more passengers and /or crew.

The declaration is attached.


Here are the other closures that occurred this week:

  • All bars and nightclubs
  • On-site dining at all restaurants; limited only to take out and delivery
  • Mallory Square
  • Smathers Beach
  • The Southernmost Point
  • All parks and playgrounds
  • All recreational facility, including the PAL and Douglass gyms
  • Suspended the Duval Loop
  • Limited the Ferry Terminal outbound passengers only

The City has established a hotline that is staffed 24/7: 305-809-1101

As of Thursday, there have been no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Monroe County.

For up-to-date information on the status of Monroe County and COVID-19, go to,, or In addition, The Florida Department of Health has put up a 24/7 information hotline: 1-866-779-6121.