Palm Beach TV: April 22, 2021

Our Town  |  April 22, 2021

Get the news that is important to you from Palm Beach TV. April 22, 2021 edition.

Update on Town Marina construction, more changes to parking, interview with Lee Hudson, Dr. Dodson COVID update, Earth Day and more.

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Information provided by:
Town of Palm Beach Weekly COVID Update

Florida’s COVID-19 Data and Surveillance Dashboard

COVID-19 Dashboard by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University (JHU)

COVID-19 VACCINATION PROGRAM WAITING LIST

State of Florida COVID-19 Response, Pre-Register for Vaccine –  floridahealthcovid19.gov
Palm Beach County Healthcare District – hcdpbc.org
Baptist Health – baptisthealth.net/coronavirus/vaccine
Tenet – palmbeachhealthnetwork.com
HCA hcaeastflorida.com/covid-19/covid-19-vaccine-information/
VA Medical Center
561-422-6838 – veterans only
Publix Pharmacies – publix.com/covid-vaccine/florida
Walmart – walmart.com/cp/1228302
Sam’s Club – samsclub.com/pharmacy/immunization?imzType=covid
Winn Dixie – winndixie.com/pharmacy/covid-vaccine
CVS – cvs.com/immunizations/covid-19-vaccine

COVID-19 STATISTICS

  • Town of Palm Beach: 628 cases and 13 deaths
  • Palm Beach County: 161,111 cases and 2,784 deaths
  • State of Florida: 2,459,825 cases and 35,294 deaths
  • United States: 31,863,488 cases and 569,405 deaths
  • Worldwide: 143,996,821 cases and 3,061,697 deaths

As of 3:00 PM April 21, the following cumulative vaccination information was provided by the FDOH.

o Palm Beach County: 604,605 total (216,055 – one dose; 388,550 – two doses)
o State of Florida: 8,228,278 total (2,914,093 – one dose; 5,314,185 – two doses)

COVID-19 VACCINATION UPDATE

  • The current vaccination eligibility in the State of Florida, as approved by Governor Ron DeSantis, include the following groups:
  1. Florida residents 18 years of age and older;
  2. Florida residents ages 16-17 are authorized to receive the Pfizer vaccine but must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
  • Please note that the use of J&J vaccines remains on pause, as recommended by the CDC and FDA, due to reports that 6 women between the ages of 18-48 suffered severe and rare blood clots after receiving a dose.

HELP US SLOW THE SPREAD

  • While waiting for the vaccines to reach everyone, the CDC continues to remind us that the three most important ways to slow the spread and buy us a little more time include: (1) wearing a mask to protect yourself and others, (2) staying at least 6 feet away from others who don’t live with you, and avoid crowds, and (3) washing your hands often with soap and water for 20 seconds or use hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol.
  • It is also extremely important to STAY HOME and isolate yourself from others if you are not feeling well. Do not socialize, go out for meals, go to work, or participate in recreational activities if you are feeling sick. Be smart. Be safe. And protect your loved ones and neighbors.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • A Town-wide Curfew remains in effect from 1:00 AM until 5:00 AM daily. This curfew applies to all persons within the Town of Palm Beach, with the exception of law enforcement and public safety personnel, medical, work, or school personnel, travel for religious services, or other travel authorized by law enforcement personnel.
  • A county-wide mask mandate remains in effect, requiring face coverings by all persons visiting or working in any businesses, establishment, or residential buildings. Face coverings MUST also be worn by all persons in outdoor public places where social distancing of 6 feet or more is not possible.
  • While waiting for the vaccines to reach everyone, the CDC continues to remind us that the three most important ways to slow the spread and buy us a little more time include: (1) wearing a mask to protect yourself and others, (2) staying at least 6 feet away from others who don’t live with you, and avoid crowds, and (3) washing your hands often with soap and water for 20 seconds or use hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol.

Visit the Town’s COVID-19 Webpage

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