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.
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%.
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.
The following is a list of countries in the Caribbean with more than 500 novel coronavirus infections through Aug. 28, 2020 compiled by Worldometer.
Fort Lauderdale, Florida – Broward Health is turning the town teal. In recognition of Ovarian Cancer Month in September, Broward Health Medical Center in Fort Lauderdale is decorated in teal ribbons,at the main entrance and women’s center entrance,and illuminated outsidethe building with teal lighting.
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.
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.
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.