Miami, Fla. – The Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County (DOH-Miami-Dade) issued a rabies alert for the Kendall area. This is in response to a raccoon that tested positive on February 28, 2017. This is the first confirmed rabid animal this year in the county and first rabid raccoon identified in Miami-Dade since 2001. DOH-Miami-Dade has been working with Miami-Dade Animal Services to identify any individuals who might have been exposed to the animal. The recent rabies alert is for 60 days. The rabies alert includes the following boundaries in Miami-Dade County:
MIAMI – The history of Miami-Dade County is a collective narrative of freedom and perseverance that has resulted in one of the most culturally diverse and world-renowned regions in the country. In an effort to preserve and bring that rich history to life, Miami-Dade County Commissioner Dennis C. Moss has created the “South Dade Black History Bank.” The Black History Bank is a digital resource that allows residents to record audio or video sessions with community elders and historians who can help save the precious history that we lose every time one of our seniors pass away.
Miami – The Miami Dolphins, Pro Football Hall of Fame Quarterback Dan Marino and Dolphins Alumni and celebrities will hold their annual trip to Nassau on Memorial Day Weekend. Throughout the weekend, guests will mix and mingle with notable Dolphins alumni and celebrities while enjoying several festivities planned during their stay.
The public is invited to attend a Community Immigration Forum on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at Holy Family Episcopal Church, 18501 NW 7th Avenue, Miami Gardens, FL from 6:30PM – 8:30PM. With the signing of several Executive Orders by President Donald Trump some of which are immigration related, there have been a spate of rumors and misinformation being circulated in the Caribbean immigrant community in Florida and in the islands regarding the immigration status of Caribbean citizens.
Meeting Location Known as Ground Zero for Drug Overdose Epidemic.  MIAMI, FL – January 27, 2017 – On Monday, January 30, 2017, the Southeast Overtown Park West Community Redevelopment Agency (“CRA”) Board of Commissioners will consider awarding a $750,000 grant to the City of Miami Police Department. The grant will be used to increase police visibility and assist the police in relieving the Overtown community from violent crimes and the recent increase in drug overdoses.
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