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Wellington To Offer COVID-19 Vaccines Jan. 14 Town-Crier

Details: The Village of Wellington, in partnership with the Florida Department of Health, will bring a mobile vaccination unit to Wellington’s Town Center on Friday, Jan. 14 from 4:30 to 9 p.m. The mobile unit will be parked near the Wellington Community Center, located at 12150 W. Forest Hill Blvd.). No

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Rapid PCR Testing Site Opens In Wellington Town-Crier

Details: November 4, 2021. The Village of Wellington recently announced that Curative Testing & Health Services is now providing free COVID-19 rapid PCR testing at Wellington Town Center. Tests are free of cost to patients, with results available the same day, within 2 to 3 hours. The testing site operates Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Due To Virus Surge, Masks Are Again Required In County

Details: Florida Department of Health-Palm Beach County data indicates that daily cases, the daily positivity rate and the number of cases per 100,000 are once again on the rise. In conjunction with the CDC recommendation, facial coverings/masks are now required of employees and the public while in all county-owned and leased buildings until further notice.

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Monoclonal Antibody Site Opens In Palm Beach County Town

Details: This site has the capacity to serve 300 patients per day and will be open seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The site is located at 3691 Oswego Ave. in West Palm Beach. “Today, we opened a fifth antibody treatment site in less than one week, with the newest site located in West Palm Beach,” DeSantis said.

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Health & Wellness Senior Expo Held At Cultural Center

Details: The Greater South Florida Chamber of Commerce presented a Medical Health & Wellness Senior Expo on Thursday, Oct. 28 at the Royal Palm Beach Cultural Center. Vendors gave out information on their products and services, such as insurance, medical items and financial information. 4EverYoung Anti-Aging Solutions owners Stan and Polina Tolstunov.

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PBSC Launches Construction And Health Science Programs

Details: Health services managers are critical to the functioning of hospitals, outpatient and rehabilitation facilities, large medical practices and public health agencies. According to U.S. News & World Report, this position is the No. 1 business job for 2021.

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Delta Variant Has County’s Health Director Concerned

Details: Delta Variant Has County’s Health Director Concerned. By. Ron Bukley. -. July 16, 2021. After weeks of no COVID-19 reports to the Palm Beach County Commission, Florida Department of Health-Palm Beach County Director Dr. Alina Alonso was back on Tuesday, July 13 with mixed reports on the pandemic’s status. “I’ve got lots of news to

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Health Care District Reaches COVID-19 Testing Milestone

Details: Regina Umpierrez of Boynton Beach received testing at the Health Care District’s mobile clinic, Scout. The county, which provided the clinic on wheels through federal CARES Act funding, assigns the vehicle to different neighborhoods each weekday to enhance access to testing for residents in underserved areas.

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Local Medical Moms Lead Community In Fitness, Health And

Details: Two local medical mothers are leading the community in health, wellness and nutrition through the COVID-19 crisis. “I started the CovidFit Facebook page in March to motivate myself and others with at-home workouts, personal achievements, healthy recipes and other stay-at-home tips,” said Annie Harring, a doctor of pharmacy and assistant professor of pharmacy …

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Health District Opens New Clinic In Suburban Lake Worth

Details: In June 2013, the district began operating the C.L. Brumback Primary Care Clinics as Federally Qualified Health Centers. In 2014, they served approximately 26,000 adult and pediatric patients at the West Palm Beach, Lantana and Delray Beach sites co-located in the Florida Department of Health Palm Beach County health centers, as well as a location in …

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Palm Beach County’s Health Care District Marks Major

Details: The Health Care District of Palm Beach is responsible for many of the area’s key health initiatives, including the lifesaving Trauma Hawk program, making sure trained nurses are in every school building and providing critical healthcare …

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School Board Gets Virus Update From Local Health Officials

Details: Florida Department of Health-Palm Beach County Director Dr. Alina Alonso and Dr. Belma Andric, chief medical officer for the Health Care District of Palm Beach County, gave an update to the Palm Beach County School Board on Wednesday, Sept. 1 on the status of COVID-19 as it relates to school operations. “They are here for a policy workshop

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Health Care District Rolls Out Mobile Clinic For Homeless

Details: The Health Care District of Palm Beach County unveiled its new 38-foot, custom-built primary care clinic-on-wheels at a ribbon-cutting ceremony Aug. 30 at the Edward J. Healey Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Riviera Beach. Community and healthcare leaders, along with advocates for the homeless, toured the technologically advanced vehicle

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New Year Brings New Promotions At Premier Family Health

Details: Founded in 2004, Premier Family Health is a primary care practice conveniently located on State Road 7 in Wellington. Owners Apicella and Bago, CEO and CFO respectively, are board certified osteopathic physicians with fellowship training in functional medicine.

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Prominence Health Plan Brings ‘Laugh More’ Program To

Details: Prominence Health Plan began in 1993 as a health maintenance organization (HMO) and became a subsidiary of Universal Health Services (UHS) in 2014. Prominence provides coverage to fully insured, self-funded and Medicare Advantage members throughout Nevada and parts of Texas and Florida.

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Jordan Ray’s Health Issues Lead To A Product To Help

Details: It makes my life and management of my health so much easier.” There is also the added therapeutic benefit of writing down how one feels, and it includes a section to document your story. Each log book has inspirational quotes interspersed between sections to help patients who sometimes experience depression and hopelessness over the course of

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Joe DiMaggio Children’s Health Specialty Center In

Details: The Joe DiMaggio Children’s Health Specialty Center in Wellington is located at 3377 N. State Road 7 between Lake Worth Road and Forest Hill Blvd. The facility can be reached at (561) 341-7000. Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital is one of the region’s leading pediatric hospitals, offering a comprehensive scope of healthcare services and

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Health Director: COVID-19 Cases Tick Down, But Prepare For

Details: Florida Department of Health-Palm Beach County Director Dr. Alina Alonso told the Palm Beach County Commission on Tuesday, Sept. 14 that COVID-19 cases are down slightly but anticipated that they will go up again come the winter holidays. “Our peak has continued to go straight up, but now we’re going down a little bit,” Alonso said.

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Palm Health Foundation Donors Salute Scholarship

Details: The Palm Health Foundation has granted more than $3.5 million in nursing scholarships to over 1,000 nursing students for advanced education since its founding in 2001 and recently expanded its scholarships to include the behavioral health field. For more information, visit www.scholarship.org. (Left) Sarah Baldeo of Wellington, recipient of

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Five Candidates File For Two Seats On The Wellington

Details: Nelson, a 34-year resident and president of Premier Family Health, has been an active member of the community, serving in several leadership positions, including president of the Wellington Boys & Girls Club, vice president of the Western Communities Football League and executive director of the Dorsainvil Foundation, a nonprofit organization

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Palm Beach County At Epicenter Of State’s Opioid Health

Details: By M. Dennis Taylor. The State Attorney’s Office has reported that Palm Beach County is the epicenter in Florida of the opioid crisis with more deaths (615 in 2017), more overdoses (with one in 10 victims dying), more insurance fraud and more bogus treatment facilities than anywhere else in the state.

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NRI Institute Of Health Sciences Graduates 26 Nursing

Details: The NRI Institute of Health Sciences graduated 26 students in its associate of science in nursing (registered nurse) program on Saturday, Jan. 12 in ceremonies held in the center court of the original Wellington Mall. All the nursing graduates are now eligible to take the NCLEX examination for licensure as registered nurses in the United States

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Health Department Warns Septic Users In Wake Of Flooding

Details: The Palm Beach County Health Department is warning residents in flooded areas of health concerns they should be aware of in the wake of Tropical Storm Isaac, including the possibility of contaminated wells, flooded septic tanks and mosquitoes. Septic tanks in The Acreage, Loxahatchee Groves and equestrian areas in Wellington are of specific

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Wellington Earns American Heart Association Honor Town

Details: Wellington achieved bronze-level recognition in the American Heart Association’s 2021 Workplace Health Achievement Index for taking significant steps to build a culture of health in the workplace. The village is one of more than 450 organizations nationwide that completed the index assessment this year, evaluating the time period of July 31

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Palm Healthcare Foundation Honors Nurses Town-Crier

Details: Attendees enjoyed cocktails, food and entertainment, including a nurse-inspired photo booth. Sponsors included VITAS Healthcare, Tenet Health, Trustbridge, the E.M. Lynn Foundation, the Academy for Nursing and Health Occupations, the Breakers Palm Beach, Lynda Harris RN Home Care, ManorCare and Palm Beach Atlantic University.

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Health Department Expert Warns Chamber About Dangers Of

Details: Dr. Robert Parkes, chief medical director and epidemiologist from the Florida Department of Health Palm Beach County was the guest speaker at the Wellington Chamber of Commerce’s luncheon Wednesday, Aug. 24 at the Wanderers Club.

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NRI Institute Of Health Sciences In RPB Graduates 28

Details: The NRI Institute of Health Sciences graduated 28 nursing students on Friday, Jan. 24 at the Royal Palm Beach Cultural Center. All of the nursing graduates are now eligible to take the NCLEX examination for licensure as registered nurses in the United States.

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Kids Fitness Festival Presented By Baptist Health At Jim

Details: The Palm Beach County Sports Commission will host the Kids Fitness Festival of the Palm Beaches, presented by Baptist Health, on Wednesday, June 30 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Jim Brandon Equestrian Center. Elementary and middle school-aged children will learn the basics of nearly 20 traditional and non-traditional sports from the area’s

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Department Of Health Suggests Precautions Against West

Details: The Department of Health has sentinel chicken flocks strategically placed throughout the county from Delray Beach to Jupiter and from West Palm Beach to Belle Glade and Pahokee. These chickens donate blood samples weekly to be tested by the Bureau of Public Health Laboratory for the presence of mosquito-borne viruses.

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Darcy J. Davis Named Permanent CEO Of The Health Care

Details: At a special public meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 24, the Health Care District of Palm Beach County’s Board of Commissioners named Darcy J. Davis, the district’s chief operating officer, to serve as its permanent chief executive officer.

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Children’s Mental Health Bill Passes Legislature Town

Details: With the passage of HB 945: Children’s Mental Health, sponsored by State Rep. David Silvers (D-District 87), Florida’s schools will be better equipped to support students facing mental health issues. Silvers filed the bill with input from the Department of Children & Families and the Marjory Stoneman Douglas Public Safety Commission.

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WPB Continues To Oppose State Road 7 Extension Town

Details: Ron Bukley. -. December 17, 2021. The City of West Palm Beach is continuing its years-long opposition to the proposed extension of State Road 7 from 60th Street North to Northlake Blvd., on a route which connects to Northlake on the east side of the Ibis Country Club. On Monday, Dec. 13, West Palm Beach Mayor Keith James sent out a post asking

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Sheriff: PBSO Remains County’s Top Mental Health Provider

Details: Bradshaw explained that his department is the largest mental health provider in the county, noting that 85 percent of mental health issues involve the PBSO, and his agency deals with 3,700 mental health cases a year, which amounts to between 10 and 12 a day. However, this brings about many challenges. “Deputies don’t have the skills or

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County To Host Health & Wellness Festival Town-Crier

Details: The Palm Beach County Community Services Department Ryan White Program and the Palm Beach County HIV CARE Council will host the third annual Communitywide Health & Wellness Festival, which will be held on Saturday, Nov. 9 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Loading Ramp, located at 524 SW Avenue C Place, Belle Glade.

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Childhood Obesity A Complex Problem With Many Causes

Details: Gaining weight can be environmental, emotional, physical or inheritable. Solving the growing problem of childhood obesity is a mission that will require unprecedented levels of cooperation between multiple sectors of our communities, including schools, public health agencies, businesses and families.

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Wellington Health & Wellness Festival Town-Crier Newspaper

Details: The 2012 Wellington Health & Wellness Festival took place Saturday, June 9 in the parking lot in front of Whole Foods Market in Wellington. Presented by the Wellington Chamber of Commerce, the event showcased a variety of specialties, including chiropractic spinal screenings, medical screenings, cutting-edge fitness trends, integrative and holistic medicine, …

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Wellington Chamber Announces Health Festival Chairmen

Details: Laurich’s broad knowledge in diverse fields including nutrition and exercise therapy, as well as his experience in personal growth and motivational leadership, allows him to partner with each patient to help them achieve their desired health goals. Laurich is the incoming president of the Wellington Chamber of Commerce.

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Health Care District Welcomes Juliza Kramer As New

Details: The Health Care District of Palm Beach County recently welcomed Juliza Kramer to the new role of marketing and branding manager. Kramer will focus on growing the Health Care District’s presence in the community and expanding initiatives to engage current and new patients to the safety net system’s diverse healthcare services.

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Westlake Eyes Adrenaline Boost From Planned Amusement Park

Details: Following his retirement from professional tennis, Lloyd worked as a coach at a tennis club, where he hatched the idea of creating a family friendly health club focused on tennis. By 2013, Lloyd had 89 clubs with 440,000 members and some 6,000 employees.

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Senior Health Fair Returns To Wellington On Oct. 24 Town

Details: The presenters will be mostly related to health and social services. “Walgreens will be there giving out flu shots and Palms West Hospital, Baptist Health Florida and Wellington Regional Medical Center will all have a presence,” said Brito, who added that the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office will be there, as well as the Wellington library.

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Palm Health Foundation Honors Nurses Town-Crier Newspaper

Details: The Palm Health Foundation has granted $3 million in nursing scholarships to more than 1,000 nursing students for advanced education to provide quality nursing care to Palm Beach County residents. “Nurses are often the unsung heroes of our healthcare system,” said Patrick McNamara, president and CEO of the Palm Health Foundation.

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PBSO ‘Violence Prevention Team’ Puts Focus On Mental Health

Details: Palm Beach County Sheriff Ric Bradshaw is working to establish a special “violence prevention team” to intervene before people with mental-health issues can do harm to others. Bradshaw was the featured speaker at the Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce luncheon Monday at the Binks Forest Country Club.

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