Palm Beach County, Florida

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4/5/2021 How the wealthy cut the line during Florida's frenzied vaccine rollout CBS News This past week, President Biden said 90% of U.S. adults will be eligible for the COVID vaccine by April 19 and will be able to get their shots within five miles of their home. That will be welcome news to many in Florida.For three months, we've been reporting around Palm Beach County , the third-largest in the state. It's home to old-monied millionaires but also some of the ...
4/5/2021 State's deaths rise by 22, lowest in five months; cases’ increase 4,794 vs. 6,017 day before fort-pierce.net ... announced Sunday afternoon. Of the increased deaths reported Sunday, 7 were people 85 and older and long-term facilities rose by 1. All but five of the increased deaths were in Miami-Dade County. Palm Beach County ’s deaths went unchanged and in third place 40 behind Broward. The Treasure Coast’s only increase was 1 in Indian River. Okeechobee also didn’t rise. California was the only state to ...
4/5/2021 Retired NFL star Anquan Boldin helps hometown get vaccinated CBS News ... we don't have a Publix," she told 60 Minutes correspondent Sharyn Alfonsi. "I knew that this was not going to be good for this community."This week, 60 Minutes traveled to the Glades in Palm Beach County , a rural area where the majority of the population is Black and Latino, and many live below the poverty line.By March, 11 weeks into the frenzied vaccine rollout, more than half of ...
4/4/2021 State's deaths rise by 22, lowest in five months; cases' increase 4,794 vs. 6,017 day before wptv.com ... announced Sunday afternoon.Of the increased deaths reported Sunday, 7 were people 85 and older and long-term facilities rose by 1.All but five of the increased deaths were in Miami-Dade County. Palm Beach County 's deaths went unchanged and in third place 40 behind Broward. The Treasure Coast's only increase was 1 in Indian River. Okeechobee also didn't rise.California was the only state to report a triple ...
4/4/2021 FDOH reports 5,143 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday WSVN 7News - Miami News, Weather, Sports wsvn.com ... The state also reported a single-day increase of 30 deaths.There are now 437,452 total confirmed cases in Miami-Dade County and 209,748 total cases in Broward.The total number of cases in Palm Beach County has now reached 129,029, and 6,283 total cases have been reported in Monroe County.Health officials reported 84,006 hospital admissions statewide.For a full breakdown of the cases in Florida, click here .Copyright ...
4/4/2021 Florida Adds 4,794 New Covid Cases, Reports 22 More Resident Deaths Sunday – NBC 6 South Florida nbcmiami.com Florida College Requiring Vaccines for In-Person LearningAnother 22 virus-related deaths among Florida residents were reported Sunday, bringing the state's total to 33,674. An additional 654 non-resident deaths have been confirmed in the state to-date. Most of the newly confirmed deaths occurred days or weeks earlier.The positivity rate for new cases in the state was 7.02% in Sunday's department of health coronavirus report, slightly higher ...
4/4/2021 Florida reports 4,794 new COVID-19 cases arcamax.com ... HOSPITALIZATIONSAs of Sunday, there were 2,858 people hospitalized in Florida with a primary diagnosis of COVID-19, according to the state Agency for Health Care Administration.In South Florida, Broward County reported 449, Palm Beach County had 170 and Miami-Dade had 522.Hospitalizations hit a peak in late July of about 9,500 patients statewide.VACCINESMore than 5.67 million people in Florida have received at least one dose ...
4/3/2021 What are the safest restaurants and hotels in Broward or Palm Beach? Here's where hospitality experts recommend. sun-sentinel.com There’s a pineapple-clad decal on the facades of a few Broward and Palm Beach County hotels and restaurants that could make you feel safer to be there.The Seal of Commitment is a designation by the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association that means hotels and restaurants are meeting the association’s highest standards of safety and sanitization.“The SOC is a demonstration to guests and associates that the operator ...
4/3/2021 Alleged shooter at car show in Palm Beach County arrested, cops say - South Florida Sun-Sentinel sun-sentinel.com An argument between two men at a car show resulted in one of them being shot several times by a third man and the alleged shooter is now facing a charge of attempted murder, the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office said.Ryan Andrew Conover, 25, of West Palm Beach, is accused of shooting Colby Townsend, 27, who was standing outside a maroon Mercury SUV and arguing with the driver at ...
4/3/2021 League of Women Voters of Palm Beach County Invites Public to Two Informative and FREE Zoom Conversations in April and May 2021 aroundwellington.com League of Women Voters of Palm Beach County Invites Public to Two Informative and FREE Zoom Conversations in April and May 2021 ByPalm Beach County Schools – April 7Medicaid Expansion in Florida – May 5 via lwvpbc.org(West Palm Beach, FL – April 2, 2021) The League of Women Voters of Palm Beach County (LWVPBC) today invited concerned adults to two timely, informative and FREE Zoom Conversations in ...
4/3/2021 State's deaths rise by 66 one day after 92; cases' increase 6,017, third day in row above 6,000 wptv.com ... state's daily first-time positivity rate was 6.31 percent one day after 6.09, a two-week high of 7.58 five days ago, a two-week low 5.65 March 24 and record 23.38 Dec. 28. Palm Beach County 's rate was 6.57 percent, one day after 4.98 percent, the first time under 5 since 4.92 on March 18, and four days after a two-week high of 6.79.The state's total daily ...
4/3/2021 Coronavirus mutations in Florida mostly infect minorities; cases continue rising arcamax.com ... or 13%; the rest are listed as unknown.The actual tally of these more infectious and deadly mutations is likely two or three times higher than what's reported, the director of the state-run Palm Beach County health department, Dr. Alina Alonso, has said.Story from Bed Bath & BeyondSpecialized tests are done only when health officials suspect someone has been infected with a variant. Many could have been missed ...
4/3/2021 FDOH reports over 5,000 cases of COVID-19 on Thursday WSVN 7News - Miami News, Weather, Sports wsvn.com ... The state also reported a single-day increase of 94 deaths.There are now 430,942 total confirmed cases in Miami-Dade County and 206,185 total cases in Broward.The total number of cases in Palm Beach County has now reached 127,111, and 6,181 total cases have been reported in Monroe County.Health officials reported 82,997 hospital admissions statewide.For a full breakdown of the cases in Florida, click here .Copyright ...
4/3/2021 FDOH reports over 2,860 cases of COVID-19 on Monday WSVN 7News - Miami News, Weather, Sports wsvn.com ... The state also reported a single-day increase of 37 deaths.There are now 435,135 total confirmed cases in Miami-Dade County and 208,462 total cases in Broward.The total number of cases in Palm Beach County has now reached 128,321, and 6,244 total cases have been reported in Monroe County.Health officials reported 83,503 hospital admissions statewide.For a full breakdown of the cases in Florida, click here .Copyright ...
4/3/2021 Florida Adds 6,017 New Covid Cases, Reports 66 More Resident Deaths Saturday – NBC 6 South Florida nbcmiami.com Florida College Requiring Vaccines for In-Person LearningAnother 66 virus-related deaths among Florida residents were reported Saturday, bringing the state's total to 33,652. An additional 654 non-resident deaths have been confirmed in the state to-date. Most of the newly confirmed deaths occurred days or weeks earlier.The positivity rate for new cases in the state was 6.31% in Saturday's department of health coronavirus report, slightly higher ...
4/3/2021 Boy, 16, charged in deadly shooting of another 16-year-old boy in Lake Worth Beach sun-sentinel.com A 16-year-old boy is accused of shooting another 16-year-old boy in the head while demonstrating to friends the gun he had was not a toy. Now, he is charged as an adult with manslaughter, the Palm Beach County Sheriff Office said.According to the arrest report, the suspect was one of three passengers in a silver Toyota Corolla driven by Esteban Gonzalez in Lake Worth Beach about ...
3/31/2021 Resident Eagle: EMS and Ketamine—Does It Have a Place? emsworld.com ... Safety in Dallas, led a roundtable to discuss ketamine in prehospital use. An excerpt of the session follows.Kenneth Scheppke, MD, state EMS medical director and chief medical officer, Florida Department of Health and Palm Beach County Fire Rescue:Ketamine is a fantastic medication for prehospital use. It’s the “Swiss Army knife” of medications. In the prehospital environment we don’t have access to an entire pharmacy, so ...
3/30/2021 “Trans Lives Are Precious” billboard on display along I-95 - South Florida Sun-Sentinel sun-sentinel.com If you’re driving through Palm Beach County on Interstate 95 over the next few weeks, you won’t be able to miss the newest billboard on display near Mar-a-Lago.FOLX Health, a new LGBTQ+ telehealth company, is using the space near Palm Beach International Airport to send a message to former President Donald Trump for International Transgender Day of Visibility on Wednesday. Loud and clear, it reads “Trans ...
3/29/2021 Florida's Median Age for COVID-19 Infections Drops to 35 as Spring Break Rolls On Newsweek ... that most data reflect a vast under-count of cases.State testing shows that the virus is surging in Florida as 6.3 percent of 90,074 recently released test results are coming back positive. In Palm Beach County , 6.6 percent of tests came back positive for COVID-19 among the 6,609 residents who were evaluated. And while spring break partiers and older tourists are being blamed for the increased spread of ...
3/25/2021 ‘Backroom vaccine politics’ block jail inmates from getting COVID shots, Palm Beach County rep says sun-sentinel.com Efforts to provide COVID-19 shots to jail inmates in Palm Beach County have been thwarted by “backroom vaccine politics” with no timetable being given for when the vulnerable population will be offered protection against the deadly virus, a state representative said Wednesday.State Rep. Omari Hardy said he’s been trying for weeks to get county officials to vaccinate inmates at Palm Beach County’s jail who meet the ...