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The following Emergency Order 2020-012 issued June 25, 2020 has been re-posted verbatim to prevent misinterpretation.

“Palm Beach County Emergency Order 2020-012 has been issued requiring face coverings in Palm Beach County. This order applies in all incorporated and unincorporated areas of Palm Beach County and will be effective Thursday, June 25, 2020 at 12:01 A.M.

Facial coverings must be worn by all persons, other than those specifically exempted, while obtaining any good or service or otherwise visiting or wfaceall persons in public places where social distancing in accordance with CDC guidelines is not possible or not being practiced. 

All persons utilizing the County's Palm Tran transit services including fixed route, Palm Tran…

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We’ve all heard stories about nurses treating coronavirus patients sewing their own masks as such materials have become scarce.  Have you ever thought, “I’m not a doctor or nurse, but what I can do”? Palm Beach County residents can help health care providers now!

The West Palm Beach based non-profit organization, Volunteers of the Palm Beaches, are actively assisting the local community by suppling more than 1,000 hand-made protective face masks to local health care professionals who are in desperate need of them.

In order to fulfill the demand, the organization needs donations of the needed supplies. Supplies can be dropped off at Grandview Public Market , located at 1401 Clare Ave. in West Palm Beach, Monday through Saturday between 10 a.m.…

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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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