Palm Beach TV: May 27, 2021

Our Town  |  May 27, 2021

Everglades Foundation on Lake Okeechobee and the Everglades, sediment trap in C-51 canal, hurricane season forecast and more.

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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)

MODIFIED MASK POLICY FOR TOWN BUILDINGS

  • Until further notice, it the Town’s policy that individuals who are NOT fully vaccinated must wear a facial covering or mask and social distance from other individuals while indoors on Town property. Town property includes all Town-owned buildings where Town of Palm Beach offices, divisions, and departments conduct business and provide services to the community.
  • The Town strongly encourages individuals and businesses to continue following CDC guidelines for mask-wearing and hygiene practices to minimize the risk of Covid-19 transmission.

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

• Appointments for the homebound can be made by sending an email to homeboundvaccine@em.myflorida.com, calling 866-779-6121.

COVID-19 STATISTICS

  • Town of Palm Beach: 653 cases and 13 deaths
  • Palm Beach County: 175,339 cases and 2,921 deaths
  • State of Florida: 2,665,897 cases and 37,382 deaths
  • United States: 33,190,161 cases and 591,947 deaths
  • World: 168,197,107 cases and 3,494,593 deathsAs of 2:30 PM May 26, the following cumulative vaccination information was provided by the FDOH.o Palm Beach County: 731,379 total (140,109 – first dose; 591,270 – series completed)
    o State of Florida: 10,123,898 total (2,032,885 – first dose; 8,091,013 – series completed)

COVID-19 VACCINATION UPDATE

Three vaccines are now included in the nationwide COVID-19 vaccination program (2-dose vaccines from Pfizer and Moderna, as well as the 1 dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine).

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 12-17 are authorized to receive the Pfizer vaccine but must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

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

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.

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