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File #: 20-1915   
Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 10/14/2020 In control: County Commission
On agenda: 10/20/2020 Final action:
Title: MOTION TO DISCUSS COVID-19 testing at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport similar to Tampa International Airport. (Commissioner Bogen)
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Broward County Commission Regular Meeting                               

Director's Name:                     Mark D. Bogen 

Department:                                           County Commission 

 

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Requested Action

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MOTION TO DISCUSS COVID-19 testing at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport similar to Tampa International Airport. (Commissioner Bogen)

 

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Why Action is Necessary

Facilitates an open and transparent discussion.

 

What Action Accomplishes

Facilitates an open and transparent discussion.

 

Is this Action Goal Related

No

 

Previous Action Taken

 

 

Summary Explanation/Background

Tampa International Airport is offering passengers the opportunity to be tested for COVID-19 with results ready within 15 minutes. The tests are paid for by the public. There are currently both domestic and international destinations which require a negative test or a 14-day quarantine. By offering this test at the airport, Broward County can provide a safer travel experience and increase passenger traffic.

 

Source of Additional Information

 

 

Fiscal Impact

Fiscal Impact/Cost Summary

Not applicable.