News and Updates

The Miami-Dade Fire Rescue and Police Departments are the agencies in control of all operations at the Champlain Towers South site.  

All media inquiries concerning their operations should be directed to [email protected] 

For all other media inquiries concerning the Town of Surfside’s support of the County’s operations, please contact [email protected] or call (305) 548-8351. 

For general inquiries from the public and media, please call the Town of Surfside Public Information Hotline at (305) 548-8351.  The Hotline is staffed from 9am to 11pm Monday through Friday through July 31.  Please keep in mind calling the hotline is preferred due to the high volume of e-mails we are receiving. 

Media seeking public records from the Town of Surfside should make the request directly to the Town Clerk who is the official custodian of the public record. Please email [email protected]

Media seeking interviews with Structural Engineer Allyn Kilsheimer who is assisting the Town, please contact 

[email protected]

For questions regarding Surfside Tourism and efforts to support the business community, please contact Rachel Pinzur at [email protected]

 

We are thankful that K9 Fox and his handler have been released from the hospital following a rollover crash. Please continue praying for them as they continue to recover. 🙏

🚨 #MISSING: Borges Diaz, 86 years old, was last seen in 4200 Block of SW 129th Place. The missing person may be in need of services. Anyone with information is urged to contact @CrimeStopper305 at (305) 471-8477.

As kids get ready to head #BackToSchool, make sure your family emergency plans are up-to-date. Your family may not be together if a disaster strikes, so it is important to know what to do and how to get in contact with one another.

Visit http://ready.gov/make-a-plan for more info.

Check out a behind-the-scenes glimpse of Northside District’s Neighborhood Resource Unit “Rocky Creek Park” Beautification Project. 🌳#MDPDconnecting

#MDPD PIO is currently responding to Ryder Trauma Center and the scene of a traffic crash on the Turnpike and SW 216th Street. Estimated time of arrival of 5:00 p.m. The media staging area will be at Ryder Trauma Center.

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As kids get ready to head #BackToSchool, make sure your family emergency plans are up-to-date. Your family may not be together if a disaster strikes, so it is important to know what to do and how to get in contact with one another.

Visit http://ready.gov/make-a-plan for more info.

This morning, #MDFR attended the “Salute to Fire Rescue” breakfast hosted by the Aventura Marketing Council/Chamber of Commerce. The event recognizes the efforts of heroic men & women who go above & beyond to serve the community. Thank you for this recognition.

Earlier this month, #MDFR #VenomOne attended the 21st annual National Night Out hosted by our agency partners at the Margate Police Department to provide educational & safety information related to our local wildlife along with a hands-on experience. Thanks to all who attended!

Miami-Dade has received a limited supply of monkeypox vaccines.

Beginning tomorrow, August 10 at 8 am, eligible, high-risk residents can make a vaccine appointment by visiting http://miamidade.gov/monkeypox or calling 1-833-875-0900.

Get the shot — and help stop the spread.

Miami-Dade ha recibido un suministro limitado de vacunas contra la viruela del mono.

A partir de mañana 10 de agosto a las 8 am, los residentes elegibles y de alto riesgo pueden pedir una cita para vacunarse visitando http://miamidade.gov/monkeypox o llamando al 1-833-875-0900.

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Governor DeSantis Extends Surfside Executive Order

On Monday, September 20, Governor Ron DeSantis signed Executive Order 21-210 to extend Executive Order 21-148, pertaining to the Champlain Towers South Collapse. The order provides assistance to families...