After the U.S. (and Walt Disney World) closed due to the global health crisis, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis coordinated the Safe. Smart. Step-by-Step. Plan for Florida’s Recovery. effort. This plan introduced phases of reopening for the state.
Much of the state entered phase 2 in March, which allowed the reopening of select bars and movie theaters, along with several other venue types. However, Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach counties were ordered to remain in phase one.