Several COVID-19 testing centers are up and running in South Florida, with more expected to open in the coming weeks. Most of the centers are drive-thru only, which means you need to be in a car or truck with a working window.

Each of the centers also has criteria for testing eligibility and different sets of hours. The most common symptoms are fever, cough, shortness of breath, and breathing difficulties. In more severe cases an infection can cause pneumonia, severe acute respiratory syndrome, and even death. The period within which the symptoms would appear is 2-14 days.

FITTEAM Ballpark of the Palm Beaches

(561) 642-1000

Address: 5444 Haverhill Rd, West Palm Beach, FL 33407

You can only get tested if you have an appointment, which…

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Today, April 22nd marks the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day.  While many people will not be exploring our great outdoors to celebrate, there are some ways you can help celebrate Earth Day and help make the planet a better place. 

Here is a list on ways to celebrate Earth Day.

1. Plant a tree or donate to a local environmental group or nature preserve.

2. Use environmentally friendly cleaning products, non-toxic cleaning products to help you with your spring cleaning. 

3. Replace your light bulbs with energy efficient ones. By replacing your light bulbs with more efficient ones can help reduce your carbon footprint by 450 pounds a year. 

4.  Stay home. Not only is it important to stay home now more than ever to reduce the spread of COVID-19,…

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Researchers at the Scripps Institute in Jupiter say some of their latest research may have promising implications for an effective coronavirus vaccine.

The findings are still preliminary and have yet to be published, but one member of the research team is expected to update the public on the project and similar efforts during a webinar Scripps will host Wednesday at 4 p.m.

According to the Palm Beach Post, Michael Farzan, a professor who co-chairs Scripps’s Department of Immunology and Microbiology and who is among the scientists working on various coronavirus-related projects at Scripps Florida, is expected to address the research during Wednesday’s web lecture.

In their research, Farzan, other Scripps scientists, and experts from elsewhere…

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As a mother of three kids, I know how hard it can be to keep the kids busy and entertained, especially right now with be quarantined. Below are a few fun ideas to try.

1. Do art activites. There are so many materials that are laying around the house that the kids can be creative and make some fun things. For more ideas on art activites, you can join the KIDS ART SPOT for a free trial. 

2. Try simple science experiments, such as: The Awesome Rainbow Milk Science Experiment, try the Ice Melting Experiment, The Rainbow Skittles Experiment or make some slime. For more ideas, check out The Best Kids Science Experiments to Try at Home.

3. Start a daily gratitude practice. You could do this at dinner as a family by taking turns talking about what…

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Publix supermarket, which has been doing a great job for the residence of the Palm Beaches, has designated special reserved shopping hours for both first responders and seniors.

First Responders Hours

Publix is designating Thursday evenings, 8 – 9 p.m., and Friday mornings, 7 – 8 a.m., as special shopping hours for first responders and hospital staff. This change will continue until further notice. Publix Pharmacy will also be open during these times.

Hours for Customers Age 65+

Publix is designating Tuesday and Wednesday mornings, 7 – 8 a.m., as reserved shopping hours for customers age 65 and over. This change in hours will continue until further notice. Publix Pharmacy will also open at 7 a.m. on Tuesdays and Wednesdays to serve our…

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Two local Zoo’s and Safari’s in Palm Beach County are currently closed to the public due to COVID-19 but are active on their websites and social media pages by posting pictures and videos of the animals for you to enjoy from the comfort of your own home.  

The Lion Country Safari, located in western Palm Beach County is known as Florida’s largest walk through and drive through Safari and has won numerous awards and recognitions for being one of Palm Beach County’s Top Attractions.  The safari is home to over 900 animals that roam freely among the 600 plus acres and is said to be the first cage-less zoo in the United States. The safari is temporarily closed to visitors but check out their Facebook page for daily pictures and videos of the…

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A teacher in Jupiter has started an online art class to help kids and parents while they are at home because of the coronavirus.

Kate Lindquist started the YouTube classes last week and said she wanted to give families a little fun mixed into their day.

WPTV reports that Lindquist said, “(I did it) just to know there is a highlight in people's days, especially when we are not sure what the next day will bring,” said Lindquist.

The classes are called "Art Day with Miss Kate," and they have step-by-step directions on how to draw something. This week was sweet treats.

“I had the joy of hearing from a mom with a 4 year old, and she learned to pause the video, and she was able to cook dinner the whole night,” said Lindquist.

She said she…

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Nothing feels better than a little rest and relaxation on an island vacation.  In the meantime, no one is traveling to exotic locations so bring the faraway lands to you here in the Jupiter area.  Get the “I’ve escaped to a tropical location” feel with a cocktail or mocktail that feels like a getaway!

Tropical drinks serve two purposes. They can help you mentally escape to a sandy coast for a carefree sunny moment and refresh the body and soul after a long, warm day.  Try a Martha Stewart drink recipe today.

5 delicious getaway beverages to lift your spirit and take you away…

Pina Colada

A very rich and indulgent frozen beverage, too much for every day, is a “must have” to keep cool in the islands!  The coconut concoction is delicious as…

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There is only 52 Tuesday’s in a year and that mean only 52 Taco Tuesday’s to celebrate. Taco’s are not only reserved for Tuesday’s but many local restaurants have specialty dishes and specials for you to take advantage of. 

Here are some of the best local restaurants that serve Taco’s for you to take out and try in northern Palm Beach County. 

Papichulos Tacos: located at 1556 US Highway One, Jupiter

Calavera Cantina: located at 125 Dockside Circle, Jupiter

Tijuana Flats: located at 6771 W. Indiantown Road, Jupiter

Rocco’s Taco’s and Tequila Bar: located at 5090 PGA Blvd, Palm Beach Gardens

Surf Taco: located at 4050 US Highway One, Jupiter

Food Shack: located at 103 S US Highway One, Jupiter

Guanabanas: located at 960 N Highway…

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The Palm Beach Outlets is stepping up to feed a need in the community in response to the deadly coronovirus pandemic.

On Monday morning, the popular West Palm Beach mall will convert into a drive-up food distribution center with the help of several volunteers from Feeding South Florida.

Every Monday in May from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., families in need can simply drive up and receive a week supply of groceries. Items include protein, fresh produce, eggs, milk, and other essential goods.

In addition to groceries, the Junior League of the Palm Beaches will provide each family with feminine hygiene products for women in need.

The distribution will take place at the Congress Avenue parking lot. Those in need are encouraged to arrive to receive a…

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