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After this past year who would not want to give their Mom, a life filled with just a little less stress.  Plants can lower your stress level and last for years. Not only are plants just as a lovely as a colorful bouquet, but they also provide a variety of perks beyond their aesthetic appeal.

"A number of scientific studies shows being around houseplants can improve our health," Costafarms’ horticulturist Justin Hancock explains. "Benefits include lowering stress levels, lowering blood pressure, improving our moods, improving cognition and memory and more."

If the nurturer you are honoring this Mother’s Day is a trendy sort, consider succulents. These days, succulents are one of the trendiest houseplants because of beautiful exterior and low…

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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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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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Palm Beach Island’s popular outdoor shopping and dining destination hosts a weekly fitness series called Royal Sweat Outdoor Fitness Series. The Royal is hosting an outdoor fitness series that will give you a chance to stay fit and healthy seven days a week. Every Monday through Sunday, the outdoor fitness class will get your moving, stretching, and sweating in their new fitness series.

Each day every class is different and is taught Each day the class is taught by one of several partners to make each class different and fit into your fitness routine.  Fitness partners that have paired with The Royal Poinciana Plaza include Squeeze Pilates, Sculpted with Liv Fitness, and The Yoga Society Palm Beach.

Classes are limited in capacity and online…

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Whether you are looking for a safe place to vacation this Summer or considering a major move, Jupiter, and the Palm Beaches in general, is the perfect post-Corona destination.

Great Outdoor Spaces

Jupiter is known not only for its beautiful beaches but also as the home of many great parks and outdoor spaces. If you live in Jupiter, you’ll have convenient access to:

  • DuBois Park

  • Jonathan Dickinson State Park

  • John D. MacArthur Beach State Park

  • Riverbend Park

  • Jupiter Beach Park

  • Carlin Park

  • And Many Others

Health and Fitness

The importance of health and fitness has taken on even greater weight as the coronavirus seems to have a greater impact on the less-healthy. Now more than…

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With the coronavirus continuing to impact a large number of people in South Florida, it is important that residents remain vigilant in their efforts to stay mentally and physically healthy. Overall health and wellness includes everything from exercising, to eating right, to keeping in touch with loved ones and, of course, maintaining a healthy diet. Here are some things to keep in mind this summer while we all work together to “flatten the curve” and return to normalcy as quickly and safely as possible.

1. Eat Your Vegetables

You need to eat your vegetables! Shoot for five servings of vegetables a day—raw, steamed, or stir-fried. A diet high in vegetables is associated with a reduced risk of developing cancers of the lung, colon, breast, cervix,…

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If you are feeling unwell and think you need to get tested for COVID-19, here are some of the places you can go in the Palm Beaches. Just remember that most of these clinics require appointments, so do not just show up without calling ahead first!

C. L. Brumback Primary Care Clinic

At the Brumback clinic run by the Health Care District of Palm Beach County at 411 W. Indiantown Road, coronavirus tests are available by appointment only.

The clinic will test symptomatic and asymptomatic individuals alike. Walk-up tests are conducted Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Call the district's testing hotline, 561-642-1000, to make an appointment. On Thursday, personnel conducted 166 tests at the clinic.

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