Blog Entries Tagged: COVID-19
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The State of Florida eligibility groups have been updated. All Florida residents 40 and older are eligible starting March 29. 

Starting April 5, everyone 16 and older can get vaccinated. Instead of spending hours searching the internet, you can use our all-in-one guide on where to get the COVID vaccine in Palm Beach County. The vaccine is free for recipients.

Covid-19 vaccine eligible groups:

Long-term care facility residents and staff.

Persons 40 and older (drops to 16 on April 5)

Health care personnel with direct patient contact.

Persons 16 to 39 deemed to be extremely vulnerable to COVID-19 by hospital providers and doctors. The state published this form for vulnerable residents to get signed by doctors and use at vaccination…

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Palm Beach County COVID-19 statistics recap: 

  • Vaccinations began in Florida on December 14, 2020. There are roughly 22.2 million residents.
    • 2,266,723 people have received the first dose in FL.
    • 2,791,216 people have completed the series (i.e. received the 2nd dose of Maderna or Pfizer or single dose of J&J) in FL.
    • PBC has vaccinated 133,219 (first dose only) people; 250,042 have completed the series. 
  • Florida reported an increase in new cases, but PBC was down:
    • 32,088 new cases in FL up from 31,692 the prior week; up 1.24%
    • 2,265 new cases in PBC down from 2,577 the prior week; down 12% 
  • PBC 7-day moving average of new cases declined to 317 from 362 last week. 
  • PBC 7-day test positivity rate declined to 5.6%…

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Social distancing and connecting in Palm Beach County can still be a challenge even with less stringent social distancing restrictions.There are still plenty of ways to stay connected to friends, family, and coworkers, even while practicing responsible social distancing. Some people are loners and do not mind keeping others at arm’s length. However, the vast majority of us find isolation challenging. Here are a few of the things you can use to keep your sanity by staying connected.

Virtual Book Club

If you long to connect with people who are interested in similar things as you, then you should consider joining a virtual book club. Book clubs are an excellent way to meet new people and learn about fantastic books that you can enjoy. There are…

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After nearly a year of waiting, the Covid-19 vaccine is out and ready for distribution. The challenge is finding a place to get it. And how to get it. Hospitals all over have had trouble getting adequate COVID-19 vaccine supplies, but Jupiter Medical Center is providing vaccines when they have them available.

Jupiter Medical Center is offering vaccines to residents of Palm Beach and Martin counties ages 18 to 64 with certain comorbidities. To schedule a vaccine, contact your physician.  Your doctor must submit the Physician Validation Form and provide the patient’s email address and cell phone number.  Then Jupiter Medical Center will contact eligible patients to schedule the vaccine when they have vaccine supply.

The comorbidities are:

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Governor Ron DeSantis announced additional COVID-19 vaccine sites.  The latest statistics for South Florida are as follows. There are 1,868,772 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Florida. 30,434 people have died. There are 117,559 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Palm Beach County. 2,394 people have died.  Demand for the COVID-19 vaccine is far more than the supply the state has received so far. It is anticipated that additional supplies will be coming soon.

With Governor DeSantis' announcement he stated, “Florida is proud to partner with Walmart and other retailers, including Publix, to expand access to the COVID-19 vaccine. Through the Federal Retail Pharmacy Program, we look forward to reaching more Floridians and ensuring that all eligible residents who…

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This morning Governor DeSantis visited Jupiter to announce that all 67 Publix pharmacies in Palm Beach County are getting ready to offer the COVID-19 vaccine beginning later this week.  The Town of Jupiter, located at 210 Military Trail, Jupiter, released the following update:

“Vaccines will be provided by appointment only through Publix system, based on availability.  Publix is maintaining a COVID-19 vaccination page where they are updating information when new vaccine locations are added and appointments are available.

To watch the Governor's press conference in full, click here (fast forward to 6 minutes and 30 seconds)."


 

 

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Palm Beach County issued a COVID-19 Vaccine update January 8, 2021. The statement issued by the county has been reposted verbatim in its entirety.

 “Thank you for contacting the Florida Department of Health in Palm Beach County (DOH-Palm Beach), and for your interest in the COVID-19 Vaccine.

Our local telephone appointment line is currently full and closed for COVID-19 vaccine requests. At this time appointments should only be requested by sending an email to chd50feedback@flhealth.gov. There are no spaces or hyphens in this email address. Please remember to include your name, phone number, and date of birth.

All emails are being received. Due to the extremely high volume, you will not get an auto-response at this time, **repeated emails are…

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 South Florida Publix Supermarkets has issued a mask mandate. The major grocery retailer announced Thursday each customer will be required to wear face coverings starting Tuesday, July 21, 2020. Publix feels it is their way to contribute to keep the community healthy and safe.

With the number of coronavirus cases continuing to grow and current CDC guidelines, signs announcing the new requirement will be posted at store entrances, and in-store announcements will be made.

All stores have implemented a heightened ongoing disinfection program focusing on high-touch surfaces like touchpads, door and drawer handles, phones and computers, and continued cleaning and sanitization of stores. It has installed plastic barrier shields at checkout, customer…

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As you know, the Bahamas is currently requiring any boats travelling there to have a clean bill of health. Below is a resource who offers house calls to marinas and boats for COVID-19 testing. The following info has been re-posted verbatim to prevent misinterpretation. 

"Access offers both, the PCR,DNA (swab) test and the IgG & IgM Antibodies (blood) test.

Our COVID-19 Real Time RT-PCR,DNA (Swab) test is performed in our CLIA certified, CAP accredited High Complexity lab using the latest PCR instrumentation which is authorized by the FDA (EUA). This has a clinical specificity of 98% - 100%. Results will be delivered within 24hrs. The cost per test is $159, however this is subject to change based on volume.

Our COVID-19 Antibodies IgG & IgM…

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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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