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Kinship Partners Honor Caregivers

Wilton Manors, Florida – Broward Health joined its Kinship Care partners to celebrate Broward County residents who have stepped in to serve as guardians for a relative or family friend. On Sept. 19, the caregivers gathered at Kids In Distress (KID) in Wilton Manors,where they received gift baskets from seven Kinship sponsors, nutritious food donated by Feeding South Florida and school supplies donated to Children’s Services Council of Broward County.

“Little Miracle Leaves NICU”

Bella Rose, who was born at 25 weeks weighing 1 pound and 7 ounces, graduated today (9/11) from Salah Foundation Children’s Hospital in Fort Lauderdale.

Bella Rose spent 106 days in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Salah Foundation Children’s Hospital in Fort Lauderdale. She entered the world at 25 weeks weighing less than 2 pounds and is leaving the hospital on Sept. 11, 2020, weighing nearly 7 pounds.

LGY Enterprises Donates 3,000 Medical Level Masks to the City of Miramar to Support COVID-19 Prevention Efforts

MIRAMAR, FL – The City of Miramar received a donation of 3,000 medical level masks from LGY Enterprises, LLC. The masks donated include 4 Ply Masks & 3D Masks which have 4 layers- one with melt-blown antibacterial non-woven fabric offering micro filtering up to 99% as well as NUT 95 Respirators which offer 5 layers of protection- 2 with melt-blown antibacterial non-woven fabric also offering micro filtering up to 99%.

Broward Health Hospitals Receive ‘Get With The Guidelines’ Awards for Stroke Care

Fort Lauderdale, Florida―Three Broward Health hospitals have received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite PlusGold PlusQuality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospitals’ commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence.

COVID-19 Toll

The following is a list of countries in the Caribbean with more than 500 novel coronavirus infections through Aug. 28, 2020 compiled by Worldometer.

Commissioner Cava Partners With NAMI Miami-Dade County, Health Foundation of South Florida to Bring Mental Health Awareness and Solutions to Parents, Caregivers and Youth

MIAMI-DADE – In response to the rise of mental health conditions brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, County Commissioner Levine Cava is partnering with the National Alliance on Mental Health (NAMI) Miami-Dade County and the Health Foundation of South Florida to bring mental health awareness and solutions to local communities.

Grenada Joins WHO Program to Support Virus Vaccine

ST.GEORGE’S, Grenada – Health Minister Nicholas Steele has confirmed that Grenada is one of the 172 countries that has complied with the request from the World Health Organization (WHO) to join the vaccine arm of The Access to coronavirus (COVID-19) Tools.

Children’s Diagnostic & Treatment Center Awarded $6 Million Grant to Support Its Comprehensive Family Aids Program

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Children’s Diagnostic &Treatment Center (CDTC) has been awarded a $6 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) for its Comprehensive Family AIDS Program (CFAP). The program cares for 2,254 women, children and infants infected and affected by HIV/AIDS in Broward County. CDTC, affiliated with Broward Health, serves children and families with special healthcare needs.

Children's Diagnostic & Treatment Center's CFAP team: Vanessa Rojas, MD Physician, Family Medicine; Lisa-Gaye Robinson, MD, MPH Medical Director, CFAP Principal Investigator, Research Pediatrician, Primary Care; Kathy Graham, Pharm.D., Research Pharmacist and Carol Zuniga, Medical Assistant
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