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With coronavirus cases back on the rise in South Florida it is important for residents to maintain safe social distancing while keeping a close eye on their own overall health. If you feel unwell, you should closely monitor your symptoms and, if you experience one or more of these common symptoms of COVID-19, schedule an appointment to get tested ASAP.

Shortness of breath

Shortness of breath is not usually an early symptom of Covid-19, but it is the most serious. It can occur on its own, without a cough. If your chest becomes tight or you begin to feel as if you cannot breathe deeply enough to fill your lungs with air, that's a sign to act quickly

Fever

Fever is a key sign of Covid-19. Because some people can have a core body temperature…

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Although South Florida gyms are now open, some are still choosing to avoid them in favor of working out at home or, worse, doing nothing physical at all.

There is a direct relationship between your diet, physical activity, and health. Your nutrition is a key player when it comes to physical, mental, and social well-being. And it’s important for preventing disease.

Here are some tips to start being physically active at home:

Focus on weaknesses

As a general rule, you always want to have an intention before starting a workout routine or program. This pinpoints what you’re not good at, and therefore what you are trying to improve. I summarized a few abilities I think people at home, both young and older populations, should focus on.

Go…

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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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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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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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Fresh juice and smoothies are known to have a variety of health benefits. That, plus they taste good and give you energy. Being a health-conscious community, the Palm Beaches is ripe with fantastic juice and smoothie bars. Here are a few you are sure to enjoy.

Rock Steady Juice Joint

Multiple locations: Jupiter and North Palm Beach; rocksteadyjuicejoint.com

  • Why We Love It: This colorful juice joint with two locations uses all non-GMO, chemical- and pesticide-free ingredients to harness the raw power of "nature's medicine." (And the juice is delicious, too.)
  • What to Drink: "Green Medicine," packed with kale, spinach, cucumber, pear, lemon and other healthful ingredients, is the bestseller. But we're partial to "Sweet Sensi," made with…

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While the state of Florida is moving as fast as it can toward full re-opening, we still need to keep in mind all of the essential CDC guidelines. The governor’s office released the following reminders. Noting that, we must bear in mind that, as Floridians, we are all in this together and we have a responsibility to continue practicing mitigation measures.

These general mitigation guidelines are minimum recommended health protocols and are designed to be utilized at every phase of re-opening.

For Individuals

  • Practice social distancing, as the virus is most transmissible indoors under close, sustained contact. If you are around other people, try to maintain 6 feet of separation.

  • Avoid hugs, handshakes, large gatherings and close…

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The FITTEAM Ballpark testing center is closed today due to flooding over the weekend. All patients scheduled for testing at the ballpark site can reschedule their appointments by calling the Health Care District’s COVID-19 Testing Hotline tomorrow after it opens at 8 a.m. at 561-642-1000.

If you would like to get your COVID-19 test elsewhere in South Florida, there are still a number of sites open, including:

MD NOW West Palm Beach Urgent Care

Address: 2606 S Dixie Hwy, West Palm Beach, FL 33401

Phone: (954) 737-4531 Please call to set up an appointment

MD NOW West Palm Beach Urgent Care

Address: 2606 S Dixie Hwy, West Palm Beach, FL 33401

Phone: (954) 737-4531 Please call to set up an appointment

CareSpot Urgent Care of…

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