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While many restaurants in South Florida and around the country have shut their doors, there are still some great options available in Palm Beach County. You can support your local businesses by ordering delivery or takeout from these restaurants in the Palm Beaches.

Christopher’s Kitchen

  • Location: 4783 PGA Blvd. Palm Beach Gardens
  • Specialty: Vegan, organic
  • Services: Takeout, curbside,
  • Hours: 10am-8pm

Meraki Juice Kitchen

  • Location: 4450 Donald Ross Rd., Suite 105, Palm Beach Gardens, 561-408-0802
  • Specialty: Vegan, organic
  • Services: Takeout, curbside pickup, delivery via app
  • Hours: 10am-8pm

Shipwreck Bar and Grill

  • Location: 1511 N Old Dixie Hwy, Jupiter, Florida
  • Specialty: Seafood, Burgers, Crab…

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Now is the time to get some of those projects done that you’ve been putting off. Whether it’s redoing your garage or organizing your closet, here are some tips for getting the most out of your space.

Add Another Row

You can buy or build another row into your closet if it includes high cubbies that are not giving you enough bang for your buck. You can only efficiently stack clothes so high until it becomes ridiculous. That is why, after a certain point, it becomes better to add another row.

There are prebuilt wooden and plastic rows. Or, you can simply nail or drill a piece of wood in yourself to create more storage space in your closet.

Get Rid of Old Shoes

People tend to hoard shoes more than other types of clothing. This is an…

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Whether you call it cabin fever or going stir crazy—one thing is for sure, having to lock your kids in the house is no fun for anyone. While it’s important your children understand why they can’t hang out with their friends or do many of the things they usually enjoy, it’s also part of every parent’s job to step up during this pandemic and make sure their kids are doing more than just zonking out in front of your TV.

With that in mind, here are some fun, mentally stimulating things you can help your kids do during this time of quarantine and social distancing:

Set Up a Treasure Hunt

Treasure hunts are pretty easy and depending on how many items there are, could last a while. Hide anywhere from 10 to 20 items around the house or outside to…

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A new Covid-19 drive-thru testing site will be opening up on Tuesday, March 31, in Palm Beach County. The site will be at FITTEAM Ballpark of Palm Beaches. County officials say they decided on this location because of its geographical location and size.

In order to get tested, patients have to schedule a telephone appointment with the Health Care District of Palm Beach County. Patients can start making appointments on Monday, March 30 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. On-site testing will begin on Tuesday.

All testing will be done from inside patients' vehicles and results. Test results should take approximately two to three days to come back.

Individuals who test positive will be advised of isolation and quarantine protocols and referred for…

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There are still plenty of ways to stay connected to friends, family, and coworkers, even while practicing responsible social distancing. Here are a few of the things you can use to keep your sanity by staying connected while in isolation.

Marco Polo App

Marco Polo lets you talk to your friends through video chat — but it’s not live. Their push-to-talk feature creates a sort of digital walkie talkie where you leave someone a video, or ‘Polo’, and they watch it whenever they get the chance. This app is for people who want to see their loved ones’ faces, they want to hear what they’re up to, but they might not have the time to sit there and video chat.

Netflix Party

When the theatres are closed, and people can’t come to you for movie night,…

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Palm Beach County along with much of the country is in order to close non-essential business. This includes Beaches, restaurants (except for pickup and delivery), bars, golf courses, parks, gyms, marinas, schools are just some of the things closed in Palm Beach County because of the coronavirus outbreak.

Businesses considered critical and thus can remain open

Here are some of the types of businesses that will remain open as they are considered critical.

  • Hospitals, doctors’ and dentists’ offices, pharmacies

  • Grocery stores, convenience stores, liquor stores

  • Homeless shelters, social service agencies

  • Urgent care centers, physical therapists; mental health professionals; labs; blood banks, home health agencies

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Over thirty scientists at Scripps Research Institute in Jupiter are banding together to do what they can to help fight the Coronavirus.

Scripps Research Institute in Jupiter is a large biomedical research center that specializes in the research and development of many different types of drugs and medical services. Scripps also houses some the world’s leading experts in a number of different fields, many of whom are now working together to see if they can help the Coronavirus pandemic.

The Palm Beach Post interview Scripps scientist Michael Farzan on the story.

“We don’t know that anything’s going to be helpful but everybody’s trying to provide some helpful piece on the margins, hoping to pull everyone forward,” said Farzan, who is based in…

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Palm Beach Gardens announced additional closures and changes to its business operations Wednesday in response to the new coronavirus.

One day after closing City Hall and the Building Department to members of the public unless they have an appointment, the city went a step further and closed both lobbies entirely.

All appointments or meetings will be conducted via teleconference, the city said on its website.

Palm Beach Gardens also closed all city playgrounds, athletic court facilities for pickleball, tennis, and basketball, and Lilac Dog Park until further notice.

Signage will be placed at the entrances, and the gates will be locked, the city said.

All closures and business operations changes take effect at 5 p.m. Wednesday.

These…

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In addition to staying physically healthy, we all also need to pay attention to our mental states. Research indicates there is a complex interplay between mental and physical health which suggests that doing things to keep ourselves mentally healthy can not only make us happier but can also improve our physical health.

Here are a few mental health suggestions straight from the CDC:

  • You should take breaks watching, reading, or listening to news stories about the Coronavirus pandemic. This is not to say you should ignore important information or bury your head in the sand. But you do not need a constant stream of real-time news about the pandemic. Set a few times every day—maybe first thing in the morning, during lunch and then again briefly…

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While South Florida and the rest of the country continues to practice responsible social distancing people are turning more and more to delivery and pickup options. While you can always call your favorite local restaurant and see if they are still offering delivery or pickup, you can also use a meal delivery service.

Some of the most popular food delivery services available in the Palm Beaches include:

DoorDash

DoorDash delivers all kinds of food at low prices. This even includes favorites like Chipotle. Even during this difficult time of quarantine, you do not have to give up your favorite burrito.

GrubHub

GrubHub is a popular restaurant delivery option where you can order online and have the food delivered directly to your door. Many…

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