Miami, Florida- Community Health of South Florida, Inc. (CHI) will no longer offer drive though COVID-19 testing in Florida City. But, CHI will continue to do drive through COVID-19 testing in Homestead and Marathon. The non-profit organization was the first to provide drive through Coronavirus testing in Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties.
When our caregivers at Broward Health Coral Springs learned that a patient who is recovering from COVID-19 was turning 70, they decided to throw him a birthday party. The team bought balloons, a cake and invited Louis Scott’s family to join the celebration via an iPad. Then, they gathered by his bedside and sang “happy birthday.”
A new set of words and terms have spread alongside the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). It’s important to understand what they mean. Here are some definitions:
The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is offering an online “Coronavirus Self-checker” for people concerned they may have symptoms of the disease.
Lauderhill, Florida -- Broward Health has expanded its testing for COVID-19 with a mobile testing unit at Central Broward Park and Broward County Stadium. The mobile testing site opened April 8 at 3700 N.W. 11th Place in Lauderhill and allows registered patients to drive through the park to be swabbed for COVID-19 from their cars. Wait times are short for those who need testing.
Miami, Florida- Community Health of South Florida, Inc. (CHI) is grateful to receive the much needed nearly $3.2 Million aid award from (HRSA) the Health Resources and Services Administration. The money will partially fund CHI’s efforts to help the community battle the COVID-19 pandemic. CHI was the first to offer drive-through COVID-19 testing in Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties and continues to do so. In fact, today it opens a new drive through COVID-19 testing location at CHI’s campus in Homestead, the Martin Luther King/Clinica-Campesina Health Center 74 SW 6th Ave., Homestead, FL 33030 from 10am to 1pm.
COVID-19 Response Boost in Central Jamaica: Regional Director of the Southern Regional Health Authority (SRHA), Michael Bent (left) accepts a donation of food and medical supplies, from Yangsen Li from the Chinese business community, in an effort to boost its Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) response in southern Jamaica. The donation, valued at more than $2 million was given to the SRHA and the Jamaica Constabulary Force.
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