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Southeast Floridians are all grateful for the medical workers who are risking their lives to treat people during the coronavirus pandemic. BP Petroleum is another corporation helping the heroes on the front lines. The oil producer and convenience store operator will provide up to $2 million in free coffee, fountain drink or hot dogs and fuel discounts to first responders, nurses, doctors and hospital staff as they fight to help communities healthy and safe.

BP is offering a 50-cent discount off each gallon of gasoline to local heroes. All that is required is to register. Southeast Florida local heroes are distinguished as first responders and health care workers.  After signing up, the following time they fill up at any BP or Amoco gas station

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The vaccine has yet to roll out of the laboratories, but fear not!  Mixologists have been busy in their labs working on concoctions too!  A little something to boost the immune system, ease flu symptoms and increase circulation.  Although not FDA approved, it may be worth a shot if you are an adult, 21 years of age or older.

The Quarantini Martini it is delicious and gluten free. It’s made with fresh South Florida orange juice, ginger beer and vodka. It may be just what you need to get by when you’re stuck at home for weeks social distancing yourself.

  • Orange Juice– has vitamin C which boosts your immune system
  • Smile : )
  • Ginger Beer– contains ginger which eases colds and the FLU!
  • Smile : )
  • Vodka– increases blood flow and
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The emotional impact of the viral pandemic is indisputable. We will all experience unsolicited changes in our activities of daily living routine that gradually affects almost everything we do. Experts suggest the following:

1.  MENTAL well being

Find a purpose, identify reasons to sustain our mental wellbeing. Since the spread of COVID-19 started in December 2019, it has quickly become a health menace. In the aftermath of a natural disaster, we cope with a rise of stressors, such as shortages of essentials, school closures, kids home, economic recession, etc. 

No one will be impervious, and some people, particularly the emotionally vulnerable, may show signs of irritability, anxiety, sadness, mood swings, anger, poor frustration tolerance,

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If you’re looking for something educational to do during this time, now is the perfect time to learn a new language. Whether you just simply need a refresher course or looking to speak another language, here are some of the top websites and apps that will help you learn. 

  • LinguaLift
  • Duolingo
  • HelloTalk
  • Mindsnacks
  • Babbel
  • TripLingo
  • Rosetta Stone
  • MemRise
  • Pimsleur
  • Tandem
  • Busuu
  • Beelinguapp
  • Mondly 

Many of the apps are free to use and download and feature over 50 languages for you to choose.

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The state provides a glimpse of numbers on a more hyper-local basis by breaking diagnoses down by zip code. Here are the figures for the Jupiter area as of today:

– 33408: 12 positive diagnoses

– 33410: 40 positive diagnoses

– 33418: 24 positive diagnoses

– 33478: 5 to 9 positive diagnoses

– 33458: 46 positive diagnoses

– 33469: 5 to 9 positive diagnoses

– 33477: 10 positive diagnoses

Some other things to note

– Palm Beach County is getting a second government-coordinated testing site. It will open Tuesday, but it’s in unincorporated Delray Beach. Closer to home, the MedExpress Urgent Care location on Donald Ross Road in Palm Beach Gardens is doing testing.

– Per Gov. Ron DeSantis’ orders, we are under a statewide

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With all this social distancing going on it’s hard to get egg-cited about the Easter Bunny coming. No worries, there is an essential site all parents of young children must visit this Easter Eve.  EasterBunnyTracker.com helps you keep a close eye on the Easter Bunny. It helps kids track the Easter Bunny whereabouts.

The Easter Bunny has issued a press released regarding his concerning for the current situation.  This may very well answer may questions presented by our curious, bright little ones.  Please see it in its entirety here.

Each year the Easter Bunny leaves his workshop on Easter Island. He hops up out of bed early on morning of Easter Eve. He loads up the baskets of chocolate bunnies, toys, candies and brightly colored eggs. He then

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When you’re at home these activities for kids are fun, DIY, and can be with everyday items already found in the house.  It’s easier than you think, just grab some glue, glitter, paint and let your creativity shine.  

DIY Jellyfish

Since the beach and ocean are less than a few miles away from our homes, now is the time to bring the beach and ocean to us.  To make a jellyfish you’ll need a paper bowl or plate, yarn or string to glue on as the tentacles, and colored paint, pencils and markers to decorate.

Tissue Box Monsters

Using an old, empty tissue box, glue on googley eyes, color the box or paint and pom poms to create your own little tissue box monsters.

Make Slime

You’ll need two bottles of glue, glitters, food coloring, 1 tsp of

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According to the Palm Beach Post, The Palm Beach Police Department has responded to more than 130 violations of town ordinance warnings since special measures were taken by officials to contain the spread of the coronavirus in town.

Police Chief Nicholas Caristo said it’s difficult to tally all the cases, but in all, the department has responded to 27 trespass violations in addition to five trespassing arrests. There also have been 36 complaints of “inappropriate social distancing.”

“The police department has no higher purpose than the safety of our residents,” Caristo said. “The Town of Palm Beach has a population that is particularly vulnerable to COVID-19. We have already lost two residents to this disease.”

Everyone understands that

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Everyone loves a “feel good” story and South Florida will not disappoint!   A spokesperson for Ford stated that a subsidiary of the car manufacturer is now producing medical face shields.  One face shield is produced every ten seconds.  More than one million medical face shields were manufactured within 13 days.  This past week, Ford spokesperson, Daniel Barbossa, told CNN of the achievement and many Americans perceived it to be nothing short of a miracle! 

The Ford subsidiary facility is located outside Detroit, MI. Currently there are 120 employed at the facility.   Ford executives issued a “call to action “on March 19, after receiving an alert from the Mayo Clinic, and worked up a plan to address the personal protective equipment shortage. 

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Many attractions here in Palm Beach County are moving towards virtual experiences that the public can enjoy from the comfort of their own homes.  The new virtual experiences include online classes and tutorials, museum tours, online exercises, cooking demonstrations and much more. 

Check out some of Palm Beach County’s Attractions that have gone virtual. 

Armory Arts Center: The Art Center has found a way to bring their artists and art exhibits to you through a virtual tour of their current gallery. 

Flagler Museum: The grand Palm Beach estate is giving viewers a virtual tour of the entire first and second floor of the museum filled with Palm Beach island’s history. The tour is available online or through their app called “Flagler Museum

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