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Staying physically active is one of the best ways to keep your mind and body healthy. In many areas, people can visit parks, trails, and open spaces as a way to relieve stress, get some fresh air and vitamin D, stay active, and safely connect with others.

While these facilities and areas can offer health benefits, it is important that you follow the steps below to protect yourself and others from COVID-19.

Do

  • Visit parks that are close to your home: If you are sick with COVID-19, were recently exposed (within 14 days) to someone with COVID-19, or just don’t feel well, do not visit public areas including parks or recreational facilities. Follow recommended steps to take if you are sick.

  • Traveling long distances to visit a park…

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Palm Beach County residents will soon find reusable face masks in their mailboxes. Each package, which will be sent out in early July, will have two cloth and two disposable masks.

Palm Beach County residents are required to wear masks in public places in all but a few instances including exemptions for children under 2, people with medical conditions for whom masks can be dangerous, or for religious reasons.

The mask can come off if someone is actively eating at a restaurant, exercising at the gym, physically distanced from others at a park, beach, boat or golf course, but masks must be worn when coming and going from these places or when others are within close proximity.

There’s no designated registration or card that will prove that a…

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The following order has been re-posted verbatim to prevent misinterpretation. For updated information, please visit The Bahamas website.

COVID-19 RT-PCR TESTING WILL CONTINUE TO BE REQUIRED AFTER JUNE 30. THERE IS NO END DATE FOR THIS REQUIREMENT AT THIS TIME.

 

Below are the procedures currently required by the Government of The Commonwealth of The Bahamas for the entering the country. We will continue to add details as they are announced.

 

REQUIREMENTS FOR BOATERS AND BAHAMAS MARINAS FOR 2020

REQUIREMENTS FOR BOATERS AND BAHAMAS MARINAS for 2020:

  • COVID-19 PCR Swab Test results (not more than 10 days old) to be handed in upon arrival in The Bahamas to Customs & Immigration. This requirement will not end on July 1st.
  • Children…

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As more people recover from the novel coronavirus and seek to resume their normal activities, there’s been a lot of talk about testing for COVID-19 antibodies.

But what are antibody tests, exactly, and how do they differ from diagnostic tests for COVID-19? What do the results indicate for the people who take these tests? And what do they mean for how we should conduct ourselves during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Here are 5 things to know about the coronavirus antibody testing according to the MD Anderson Cancer Center.

What is antibody testing? and how is it different from diagnostic testing?

Diagnostic testing for COVID-19 involves looking to see whether an active virus is present — in this case, the coronavirus formally known as SARS-CoV-2.…

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Even if you are social distancing, in South Florida there’s no reason you and your family can’t still have fun. Here are 5 fun (and safe) things to do in South Florida while social distancing.

See a Play

If you’re craving a bit of culture while cooped up inside, The Globe and The National Theater are at your rescue.

A 2009 performance of William Shakespeare’s “Romeo & Juliet” is streaming on The Globe theater’s YouTube channel. It will be available until May 3.

The National Theater is putting star power on its stream with its upcoming showing of “Frankenstein." Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller trade off the roles of Dr. Frankenstein and his creation. Cumberbatch performs as the creature from April 30 until May 7. Miller is the…

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While video games are often thought of as timewasters, during this time of social distancing they may actually offer a fun and safe way to connect with friends and family.

If you don’t have an Xbox or PlayStation, don’t worry, there are many games you can play with others straight from your phone. Here are a few you might enjoy:

AdVenture Capitalist

Idle games are a blast because they don't require a ton of critical thinking or hard work. AdVenture Capitalist is as easy as it is fun, and you can play it passively. Start with a single lemonade stand and work your way up to owning decillions of shrimp boats, all just by tapping stuff on your phone screen.

  • For Android

  • For iOS

Florence

Florence isn't your typical…

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If you want to stay healthy this summer and possibly even give yourself a better chance of avoiding the coronavirus, it’s important to follow these tips to boost your immune system.

Get Enough Sleep

Sleep and immunity are closely tied.

In fact, inadequate or poor-quality sleep is linked to a higher susceptibility to sickness.

Those who sleep fewer than 6 hours each night were more likely to catch a cold than those who sleep 6 hours or more each night.

If you’re having trouble sleeping, try limiting screen time for an hour before bed, as the blue light emitted from your phone, TV, and computer may disrupt your circadian rhythm or your body’s natural wake-sleep cycle.

Eat Whole Plant Foods

Whole plant foods like fruits, vegetables,…

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Andrew Ward, PhD, is giving a webinar live from Scripps Institute in Jupiter tonight (Wednesday the 17th) at 4pm. This lecture is sure to be interesting and valuable top any wanting to better understand the nature of COVID-19.

The precise structure of a newly emerged virus—such as the SARS-CoV-2 virus at the root of COVID-19—is complex. Gaining an understanding of COVID-19 is, however, a critical first step in creating a vaccine. In this Front Row lecture, Scripps Research structural biologist Andrew Ward, PhD, shares how a revolutionary technique known as cryo-electron microscopy is generating powerful 3-D images of the coronavirus and its interactions with the human immune system, unearthing discoveries that are already shaping the future of…

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The Palm Beach County Community Services Department is now offering a rental and utilities assistance program for residents who have been financially impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.

The relief program will provide one-time rental and utility assistance to residents who have experienced loss of income, decrease in hours or unemployment due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Applicants can only receive assistance once, but can apply for multiple relief services.

Benefits up to $7,000 are available for applicants who live in apartments, houses, townhouses or mobile homes. Financial assistance will be limited to past due rents or utilities from after March 1 to before Dec. 30.

All assistance must be applied for at the same time. Applications must be…

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For residents of South Florida, here is some updated coronavirus information you may want to know.

How many cases in South Florida? Palm Beach County has the third-most positive cases in the state behind only Miami-Dade (20,277 cases; 797 deaths) and Broward (8,193 cases; 370 deaths).

How many cases in the Treasure Coast? Martin (958 cases, 15 deaths), St. Lucie (696 cases, 31 deaths) and Indian River (172 cases, 11 deaths).

In the counties near Lake Okeechobee: Hendry County has 580 cases and 19 deaths. Glades County has 104 cases and 1 death. Okeechobee County has 149 cases and no deaths.

Florida

How many cases are in Florida? There are 67,371. There have been 2,889 deaths and 11,185 are currently hospitalized.

Orange County…

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