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Miami's Jackson Health to vaccine teachers, at risk people 50 and up
"Is is ready ready for for a a big big covert covert 19 19 vaccine vaccine expansion expansion getting getting underway underway tomorrow. tomorrow. For For the the first first time, time, teachers, teachers, police police and and firefighters firefighters all all 50 50 and and older older can can begin begin getting the shot alongside seniors. Jackson Health System's CEO Carlos Montoya going a step further Anyone age 50 and older with a signed doctor's note on the physicians letterhead. Prescription pad, listing the patient's name any specific, high risk condition for which the patient is being treated and a recommendation that the patient be vaccinated. 2000 Shots Day will also start to be a minister tomorrow at the federal mass vaccination site opening at Miami Dade College North
Golfer drowns while searching for ball at Florida country club
"A florida golfer is believed to have drowned after falling into the golf club pond while looking for his lost ball sunday morning. Police say her. Millo jasmine's of lutz. Florida was playing golf with a friend at the eastlake woodland's country club in oldsmar. The pinellas county sheriff's office said in a news release sunday at about seven thirty seven. Am jasmine's teed off at whole number three and was last seen looking for his ball. Near the green jasmine's golf cart was parked on the cart path and his putter was found lying on the ground near the water. The sheriff's office
Florida’s Black and Hispanic communities need more COVID vaccines
"Was was among among a a number number of of guests guests who who joined joined in in a a virtual virtual roundtable roundtable discussion discussion about about the the impact impact of of covert covert 19 19 on on black black and and Hispanic Hispanic communities. communities. Palm Palm Beach Beach County County State State Representative Representative Oh Oh Mari Mari Hardy says he's been in touch with the Florida Division of Emergency Management. My message to folks who work in the state is to continue to try to get vaccines into the county specifically for community of color that have had difficulty accessing this for federally supported covert 19 vaccination sites are opening in Florida Wednesday in each will have to mobile satellite sites in Jacksonville. The main hub will be at the Gateway Mall with the mobile sites located at the Hammond Senior Center and normally community center. Other federal mass vaccination sites, including Tampa, Orlando and Miami.
Publix begins administering COVID-19 vaccinations in Miami-Dade, Broward
"To protect yourself now from Corona virus. The first time coded 19 shots are being administered to seniors at Miami Dade and Broward County's 136 public's pharmacies. If I used Dr Eileen Marty wants to calm the nerves of anyone still hesitant to get the vaccine. This is being tracked very carefully, more carefully than any vaccine rollout we have ever done anywhere in the world on Wednesday, and federal mass vaccination site is set to open at Miami Dade College is North campus, offering up to 2000 shots a day with two mobile sites, offering an additional 1000 a day in underserved areas. Broward Health has now expanded its program to allow anyone 18 and over with one of 20 conditions to schedule appointments,
Ahead of spring break, Miami beaches ban alcohol to limit crowd gathering
"Break has sprung in parts of the state. Broward County Mayor Steve Geller says Maura people packing beaches, another hospital means restaurants and businesses. Need to pay more attention to covert 19 restrictions if they do not follow these rules about social distancing and mask wearing that they face Enforcement actions, which will include warning shutdowns finds Fort Lauderdale and
3 children dead in Miami County house fire
"County Stanley reports their mother called Miami. Cuddy, dispatched early Saturday morning to see the kids were trapped by heavy smoke in the home across the Howard County line north of Kokomo, police, firefighters and paramedics attempted to resuscitate them. But all three died after being taken to hospitals. One year old Wilma, five year old Stephen, and six year old miracle Gingrich. Early evidence indicates the mother Laura Gingrich was downstairs when she smelled smoke but was unable to reach the kids on the set. In floor. The state fire marshal in state police are assisting local police and fire agencies. Stanley or 90, Free
Flood-prone Miami to spend billions tackling sea level rise
"Prompts Miami Dade County to invest billions of dollars to protect itself from rising sea levels. And studies show that this investment yields enormous benefits so early and instincts sustained investments in adaptation are win win strategies for our environment and safeguard our economy. Mayor Danielle Levine Kaba says The plan has a menu of options to make communities more resilient. Police
As Miami Keeps Building, Rising Seas Deepen Its Social Divide
"Dade County will spend billions to identify communities that need more protection from rising sea levels are strategy presents five approaches. That make up a menu of options that we will use in our local efforts to adapt to sea level rise. Mayor Daniella Levin Carver says they started in the Little River community is the development plan for how best to protect homes, roads and other infrastructure.
Washington DC Mayor Bowser Introduces Marijuana Sales Legislation
"Says. Too many D C residents have been hurt by onerous marijuana laws. So today she's introduced a bill to legalize cannabis use and sales for adults. Mayor says it would also empower and uplift residents who've been disproportionately harm by current law, especially those in low income communities of color. Among other things, the bill would expunge some cannabis convictions, tax weed sales and use that money sell parts of the city hardest hit by arrests.
Search underway for missing Miami-Dade high school football coach
"A search underway this morning for a missing Miami Dade high school football coach. Police say. 39 year old Roger Pollard was last seen Wednesday in the 2100 block of Northwest 113th terrorist wearing a black shirt, red gym shorts driving a red Toyota Camry, Florida tag G B Z are 36. Pollard, who serves his head football coach at Coral Gables High is 61 Boy is about £200 black hair, brown eyes. Anyone with information is asked to call police to see if we can get him home safely.
Chief: No discipline for officer who shot protestor in face
"No criminal charges filed against the Fort Lauderdale police officer who shot a black lives matter protester in the face with a phone bullet back in May. Interim police chief Patrick Lin says an internal affairs investigation revealed that Detective Eliezer Rameau's was aiming at another protester who threw an object. Officers on behalf of the men and women are the four Lord of police Department. I want to express my sincerest apology for the experience you have had with our police department. He also stressed the department is trying to learn from that
The positivity rate for new COVID-19 cases remains below 6% in Miami-Dade
"South Florida mayor's commissioners and medical officials are not letting down their guards. But for the moment we are winning the fight against covert 19. Miami Dade chief medical officer Dr Peter Page says. The last two days the county's positivity rate was below 6% drop substantially over the past two weeks, which obviously is favorable are impatient. Positive, admitted Covert patients has actually dropped 20% in the