Good news for all Americans and Southeast Florida residents, White House health advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci expressed “cautious optimism” that the dangerous coronavirus epidemic is slowing in the United States. Dr. Fauci, is the Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. He believes the deadly coronavirus outbreak is slowing down in the country.

Understandably, the country won’t suddenly turn back on like a “light switch,” and be back to the pre-Corona daily living routine.  Fauci said, “there are indications that some of the metrics used to gauge the crisis are starting to level off in some areas”.

The White House Health Advisor said “Once you turn that corner, hopefully we’ll see a very sharp decline.  We can look…

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Palm Beach County say bye-bye dirty  by setting aside 30 minutes a day to declutter your home. Clutter takes up useful space. Spend just 30 minutes controlling the mess, and you just might discover newly organized space you never knew you had.

Use these four basic steps to get you started and get organized quickly. Keep in mind this is a 30-minute project not to be completed in one fell swoop. Thirty minutes a day when you can and before you know it…the entire home will be done!

  1.  Gather your decluttering supplies. Keep it simple:  a dust cloth, a timer set for 30 minutes, garbage bag, and 2 medium sized boxes (labeled “donate”  and “put away”).
  2.  Pick an area to address kitchen junk drawer, dining room, kitchen island, kids’ playroom or…

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The Palm Beach Post reported recently that philanthropist and Palm Beach County resident Lois Pope gave $1 million to the Palm Beach County Food Bank, the largest gift in the food bank’s history.

The money will go to support and expand the food bank children’s program, Food4OurKids program, now renamed Lois’ Food4Kids.

“It’s very unusual,” Karen C. Erren, Food Bank executive director, said of the gift. “Mrs. Pope has really come to the forefront to ensure children in this community get access to the food they need.”

Every week, a backpack with seven meals for children, plus one meal for the family, is distributed through Boys and Girls Clubs throughout the county.

Palm Beach County represents the 10th largest school district in the…

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While the Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach may be temporarily closed to the public, the staff is working hard to host live virtual demonstrations, classes and to give you the updates on the sea turtle currently at the sea turtle research and rehabilitation center. 

Every week day at 2 pm and weekends at 11 am the center hosts their daily virtual class from their virtual coastal classroom.  Every day the class is different and focuses on either sea turtles, marinelife, research and rehabilitation process, the center, ocean conservation and much more. Previous classes are also available to watch on their website. 

In addition to the live virtual classes, the center has also created a Kids’ Fun Zone filled with arts and craft projects, sea…

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A silver lining in the coronavirus pandemic is the number of rescue animals that have been adopted throughout South Florida. Dogs at one of Palm Beach County Animal Care and Control's kennels have a big reason to smile and wag their tails right now.

For the first time in the shelter's history, they all got new homes during the coronavirus pandemic.

"An incredible and joyful thing happened today. For the first time in the history of Palm Beach County Animal Care and Control, we have completely emptied one of our three dog kennels," the shelter wrote on Facebook.

According to local news station WTHR, The Kennel Two staff celebrated in the empty housing unit -- all 48 double-sided units empty.

Shelter staff thanked the community and their…

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West Palm Beach Mayor Keith James delivered some optimistic news regarding the city's fight against the coronavirus.

“We are in the very early stages of thinking about the process of reopening our city, and what that might look like … we have to look at our reopening not as a big splash, but rather as a gradual flow like the slow opening of a faucet,” James said this past Friday.

The mayor emphasized that it’s important to have an even stronger health care system and reliable tests readily available before the city fully opens.

“We need to make sure we’re having ample testing, so we know who is affected by this virus, so we can adjust accordingly and make sure appropriate people have been quarantined and isolated and not risk a spike once we…

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Even though Goodwill's annual charity golf tournament has been cancelled this year due to COVID-19, there is still a way you can help fundraise for this incredible organization from the comfort of your own home! Professional Golfer Robert Allenby is challenging everyone at home right now to show him your trick shot to help fight homelessness! For every trick shot that is uploaded, GGI Trick Shot sponsors will donate $10 to help the fight against homelessness.

At the end of your video, don't forget to challenge three more people! Videos can be voted on, and the top 3 with the most votes will win Amazon gift cards!

Gulfstream Goodwill Industries (GGI) is the largest non-profit human services provider in the five counties…

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Miami, the nonprofit group best known for matching disadvantaged kids with one-on-one mentors, had a major decision to make when the coronavirus pandemic shut down its programs: Could it somehow continue helping its kids and their families during the emergency?

A survey of their needs identified one overriding need: Food. That meant Big Brothers had to pivot. And fast.

Within days, the mentorship and educational organization had transformed itself into a supplier of free food in bulk. Supported by local restaurants and Feeding South Florida, it began providing its families with hot pizza and meals and staples like rice and bread through pickups at its headquarters near Miami International Airport and deliveries across…

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Keeping your home (and hands) clean is more important now than ever as we all work together to try to slow the spread of the coronavirus.

Here are some tips and advice on how to keep your home clean.

Clean

  • Clean surfaces using soap and water. Practice routine cleaning of frequently touched surfaces.

Disinfect

  • Clean the area or item with soap and water or another detergent if it is dirty. Then, use a household disinfectant.

  • Recommend use of EPA-registered household disinfectant.

  • Follow the instructions on the label to ensure safe and effective use of the product.

  • Many products recommend:

  • Keeping surface wet for a period of time (see product label)

  • Precautions such as wearing…

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Here are some of the most common Coronavirus questions and answers.

How likely am I to catch COVID-19?

The risk depends on where you are - and more specifically, whether there is a COVID-19 outbreak unfolding there.

For most people in most locations the risk of catching COVID-19 is still low. However, there are now places around the world (cities or areas) where the disease is spreading. For people living in, or visiting, these areas the risk of catching COVID-19 is higher. Governments and health authorities are taking vigorous action every time a new case of COVID-19 is identified. Be sure to comply with any local restrictions on travel, movement, or large gatherings. Cooperating with disease control efforts will reduce your risk of catching…

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