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You may have heard the term “contact tracing” floating around conversations about COVID-19. If you are wondering what it means, here is what you need to know.

What Is Contact Tracing?

Contact tracing is done by specially trained public health professionals. In general, these trained staff study patterns and causes of diseases in humans. Public health professionals tasked with contact tracing are experts in protecting client confidentiality, counseling, cultural competency, and more.

What Is the Purpose of Contact Tracing?

Many communicable diseases, including COVID-19, can be spread by people who do not appear to be sick. Since these people feel well, they are unlikely to get tested and may not know they are carrying a virus. Contact…

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Here are some updated answers to common questions Floridians may be asking about the coronavirus and local laws.

Are State Parks Open?

Yes! Effective Monday, May 4, DEP has implemented phase one to reopen the Florida State Parks. As these parks are re-opening, DEP will be taking measures to ensure the protection of staff and the public. During this early phase of re-opening, visitors should expect limited hours, capacity and amenities. Portions of these parks and trails have been identified that can be reopened for day-use with limited risk to visitors and staff. To reduce risk, cash transactions are limited to exact change. Visit https://www.floridastateparks.org/learn/safety-updates for details on specific park openings

Is It Safe to…

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While visitors from highly-infected states like New York and New Jersey are still encouraged to stay out of Palm Beach County, healthy individuals are now allowed to visit the sunny Palm Beaches. Here is what you need to know if you are traveling to Palm Beach County during the coronavirus pandemic.

Hotels are Open

From beachfront resorts to well-known brands along I-95 to quiet boutiques, experience legendary hospitality throughout in The Palm Beaches. Hotels may have individual guidelines for stays, please first check with them. Find your place to stay.

Head for the Beaches

Nearly 30 tropical beach parks span 47 miles along the Atlantic Ocean, Palm Beach County-owned beaches have guidelines for enjoying the beach, please make sure to…

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Nearly all of Palm Beach County has opened back up. However, many are still reluctant to visit museum, art centers, and other such places. If this includes you, here are some of the best socially distances experiences for you and your kids in the Palm Beaches.

Armory Arts Center

Providing art classes, exhibits, lectures and special events during their usual programming, the Armory has found a way to bring their art exhibit and artists to you through a virtual tour through the gallery.

Flagler Museum

Experience a virtual tour of the Flagler Museum’s first- and second-floor rooms, as well as the Pavilion. Audio tours are also available for free downloads to mobile devices (iPhone, iPad and Android) to add to this special experience. The app…

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Here are some of the things Palm Beach County residents may be interested to know for Monday, June 1.

Palm Beach County

How many cases are in Palm Beach County? The county has 5,996 cases and 350 deaths. Median age of cases is 49.

South Florida

How many cases in South Florida? Palm Beach County has the third-most positive cases in the state behind only Miami-Dade (18,000 cases; 711 deaths) and Broward (7,123 cases; 334 deaths).

How many cases in the Treasure Coast? Martin (651 cases, 9 deaths), St. Lucie (471 cases, 30 deaths) and Indian River (130 cases, 10 deaths).

In the counties near Lake Okeechobee: Hendry County has 415 cases and 14 deaths. Glades County has 30 cases and 1 death. Okeechobee County has 83 cases and no deaths.

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Here are some Friday, May 29th facts and figures about the coronavirus that residents of the Palm Beaches may want to know.

Palm Beach County

How many cases are in Palm Beach County? The county has 5,541 cases and 339 deaths. Median age of cases is 50.

South Florida

How many cases in South Florida? Palm Beach County has the third-most positive cases in the state behind only Miami-Dade (17,396 cases; 680 deaths) and Broward (6,870 cases; 328 deaths).

How many cases in the Treasure Coast? Martin (557 cases, 9 deaths), St. Lucie (424 cases, 30 deaths) and Indian River (120 cases, 9 deaths).

In the counties near Lake Okeechobee: Hendry County has 354 cases and 13 deaths. Glades County has 24 cases and 1 death. Okeechobee County has 68…

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Steel Tie Spirits Co. in West Palm Beach is having a drive-in movie night this Sunday at 9pm.

The move will be an industry favorite, "Waiting…", which will be shown on a large projection outside of the Steel Tie building.

In classic drive-in style, you can enjoy a movie and classic drive in libations delivered to your window while in the comfort and safety of your own vehicle. Spots are limited, so get your tickets now!

When: Sun, May 31, 2020, 9:00 PM

Where: Steel Tie Spirits Co. - 1615 Clare Avenue #Unit A, West Palm Beach, FL 33401

Cost: $10

Steel Tie Spirits is also now making its own hand sanitizer, which is especially useful during these times.

About ‘Waiting…’

Staffers at the restaurant Shenaniganz engage in various…

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As you continue to make healthy adjustments to your routines, we encourage you to bring date-nights-out to date-nights-in, practice healthy eating habits, and show your support for restaurants, when you can. Although most restaurants are now open in the Palm Beaches, some residents are continuing to choose takeout and delivery rather than dine-in options. If this includes you, here are some great local options offering takeout and or delivery.

COUNTYWIDE

TooJay’s

Services: Delivery, takeout and catering

Delivery options: Delivery Dudes and DoorDash

Contact information:

  • Boca Raton (Glades Plaza) – (561) 392-4181

  • Boca Raton (Regency Court Plaza) – (561) 997-2986

  • Boca Raton (Polo Shoppes) – (561) 241-5903

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The North Palm Beach Library plans to reopen June 1 with limited service hours and enhanced safety protocols.

The library, at 303 Anchorage Drive, will be open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sneeze guards will be placed at the circulation desk, and social distancing decals will be placed on the floor. Staff will wear masks. Guests are encouraged to wear masks.

All checkouts will take place on the second floor, and fines will be waived through the end of September.

Returned items will be quarantined for three days before going back into circulation. Donated materials also will be quarantined for three days.

Programs, activities, and the computer lab will remain closed until further notice.

Curbside service will continue.…

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Palm Beach Gardens has extended the deadline for its Unemployed Resident Relief Fund.

The city has scheduled an additional gift card distribution day Thursday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at The Gardens North County District Park, 5101 117th Court N. No appointment is necessary.

To qualify, participants must be a resident of Palm Beach Gardens and also must be able to show documentation of lost wages or have been furloughed due to the current COVID-19 crisis.

Unemployed residents may qualify for a $250 Publix gift card. Detailed information is available on the city’s website at www.pbgfl.com/residentrelief.

The Unemployed Resident Relief Fund has assisted several hundred city residents to date, the city said.

Due to inclement weather that…

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