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CHI Adjusts COVID-19 Testing Operations

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.

Florida Testing for COVID-19

Several entities in Florida are offering testing for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Below is a partial list of those offering the service:

Several entities are offering tests.

A Bedside Birthday Party

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.”

‘Coronavirus Self-Checker’ Bot

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.

CHI Receives 3.2 Million Dollar Aid Federal Award for COVID-19 and Opens New Testing Location

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.

SRHA Receives Donation to Boost COVID-19 Response in Central Jamaica

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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