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The following Emergency Order 2020-012 issued June 25, 2020 has been re-posted verbatim to prevent misinterpretation.

“Palm Beach County Emergency Order 2020-012 has been issued requiring face coverings in Palm Beach County. This order applies in all incorporated and unincorporated areas of Palm Beach County and will be effective Thursday, June 25, 2020 at 12:01 A.M.

Facial coverings must be worn by all persons, other than those specifically exempted, while obtaining any good or service or otherwise visiting or wfaceall persons in public places where social distancing in accordance with CDC guidelines is not possible or not being practiced. 

All persons utilizing the County's Palm Tran transit services including fixed route, Palm Tran

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The Admirals Cove Foundation exists to improve lives in the surrounding community and to strengthen Admirals Cove through a culture of giving. Through their annual giving campaign, the Foundation’s efforts are focused exclusively in the areas of education, health and social services.

The Admirals Cove Foundation would like to invite the community of Admirals Cove and the surrounding area to their Virtual Grant Celebration on Friday, June 19th, 2020 at 4:00 pm. During this virtual event, they will be sharing stories of how they’ve been able to enrich lives in the surrounding area due to the valued support of their loyal members.

To participate, register in advance and an exclusive link to the live video event will be sent to you. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

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Waterfront Way Foundation’s Inaugural Cruise For Kids Raises Twenty Thousand Dollars For Place Of Hope, In Lieu Of Five Fundraising Events Cancelled Due to COVID-19

[JUPITER, FLORIDA, June 10th, 2020] – Waterfront Way Foundation presented a check in the sum of $20,000 to Place of Hope this Tuesday from Waterfront Way Foundation’s “Cruise For Kids” event in May of this year. This amount was then doubled by Place of Hope’s Emergency Response Matching Fund to bring contributions to $40,000 in support of the non-profit organization.

Due to the recent COVID-19 pandemic, Place of Hope was forced to cancel more than five fundraising events in 2020 to adhere to social distancing regulations, including the “Fish For Hope KDW

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 Join local Palm Beach area residents with “shelter in place” cocktails, aka S.I.P. Happy Hour! Many locals have been missing out with social interaction but also wish to shelter in place. No need to miss out on happy hour…

Residents should not have to go without great cocktails just because the bars are adhering to restricted capacity guidelines. Liz Petoniak, dining editor of Palm Beach Illustrated is hosting Instagram Live on Fridays at 5 p.m. The series began Friday, May 1, 2020 was the first-ever “SIP with PBI virtual happy hour!

Each week PBI has welcomed mixologists from local bars and eateries.The experts teach you how to craft delicious cocktails using ingredients you can find in your own kitchen. The next happy hour in the series is

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The Jupiter Beach Food and Wine Festival unfortunately has been CANCELLED until further notice. Festival organizers assure that reimbursements will be issued as soon as possible. The entertaining and worthwhile event had been anticipated to kick off Saturday, May 16, 2020 from 2:00PM – 5:00PM at the Riverwalk Events Plaza, 25 South Coastal Way, Jupiter, FL 33477. 

Founded in 1994, Friends of Jupiter Beach is a 501(c)(3) community organization whose goal is to support and maintain environmentally healthy, clean, and dog-friendly beaches in Jupiter, Florida.  Friends of Jupiter Beach is a grassroots, volunteer-driven, not-for-profit group devoted to keeping a distinct section of Jupiter Beach clean and dog-friendly in northern Palm Beach County. 

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Under Phase 1 South Florida restaurants can reopen under social distancing guidelines. Mizner Park within the City of Boca Raton will provisionally allow expansion of al fresco style outdoor seating to allow more patrons to dine in while still exercising social distancing. According to the latest numbers from the Florida Department of Health, there are 39,199 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state, including 1,669 deaths.

According to Governor DeSantis the first phase which includes restaurants and retail stores to operate at 2 percent capacity and restaurants with outdoor dining must keep six feet of distance between tables. However, movie theaters and hair salons must remain closed.  Students must remain with the distance learning concept

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Wellington has partnered with Premier Family Health to provide FREE walk-up COVID-19 testing for all Western communities’ residents age 12 and over. It is an important step toward flattening the curve.

Health officials from Premier Family Health will administer and conduct tests at the Village Park Gymnasium, 11700 Pierson Road, Wellington, FL. The first walk-up testing site is now open in the Wellington area.  Dr. Vincent Apicella, with Premier Family Health, says he is hoping to prevent a surge of COVID-19 by diagnosing as many people as possible.  To book an appointment please click here.

PCR (polymerase chain reaction) is used to diagnose people who are currently infected with the virus.  This is performed by a nasal swab. Results are

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Jupiter Medical Center (JMC) was ranked number one hospital for “safety, quality and patient satisfaction” in Palm Beach County. It was announced that the Town of Jupiter’s hospital has been awarded an ‘A’ safety grade rating and is the only hospital in Palm Beach County to earn the highest rating this spring.

The Leapfrog Group is a national nonprofit organization engrossed on rating and measuring hospital safety, quality and affordability. Leapfrog Group is ‘the gold standard measure of patient safety.’ Twice a year the Leapfrog Group assigns hospital safety grades to over 2,600 hospitals. 28 national performance measures that are combined to produce a single letter grade representing a hospital’s overall performance in keeping patients safe

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Rally up some friends and family and have some good old-fashioned fun on the Jupiter waterfront. Hop on board one of the party boats of PonTiki Cruises of Jupiter. Imagine a floating event venue with live music, food, drinks, sun and fun. PonTiki boats are unique and provide the perfect scene for your special occasion, Sunday Fun Day or while visiting Florida.

Cruise the vibrant Intracoastal waterways while listening to island music and enjoying the beautiful scenery of South Florida. The crew is a safe and well-informed squad. They offer chronicles about the area, people in the area, highlighting distinct landmarks, interesting things along the coastline and point out wildlife spotted along the way.

Shaka, is the largest vessel in the fleet

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Now is your chance to donate all of the extra clothes and household items you've been sorting through during quarantine! Palm Beach County Goodwill Stores and Donation Centers will open in 4 days on Friday, May 15th. Store hours will be 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. 7 days per week.   Goodwill's top priority is safe shopping and donating for everyone! They have installed barriers at the check out stations, staff will be wearing masks, shoppers will be limited to 25% capacity, they will be following santitation protocols, and all donations will be quarantined before items are placed out on the floor. Goodwill asks that all shoppers follow the safety protocols throughout the store which include social distancing, using one way aisles, and touchless payment if…
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