COVID-19 Vaccine

Last week, medical facilities began receiving and administering the first doses of the coronavirus vaccines. Our Healthcare workers and all First Responders who are on the frontline every day and our most vulnerable will be receiving the first doses. It’s important to know that the vaccine isn’t a cure, but a prevention vaccine and is […]

COVID-19 Testing at Broward County FLL Airport

On December 9th, Broward County Airport (FLL) began offering COVID-19 testing for passengers who can provide proof of upcoming travel plans from FLL, MIA or PBI Airports. Testing site is in Terminal-3, lower-level near baggage claim from 7am to 9pm daily. Two tests are offered with our online appointment system: a Rapid Antigen test $69 […]

Anxiety & Depression due to COVID-19

Unfortunately, the coronavirus pandemic has caused so much turmoil in our lives. Adults are suffering from anxiety and depression due to extended unemployment, economic and financial downturn, and loss of loved ones. March 2020, COVID-19 affected and infected the U.S. and 9 months later we still have food insecurities, homelessness, and a major increase in […]

Heavy Rain brings Pesty Mosquitoes

South Florida experienced heavy rain recently, which brought tons of mosquitoes. Mosquitoes are a public health issue and Broward County continues to be under a mosquito-borne illnesses alert. Mosquitoes that carry the Zika Virus, West Nile, and Dengue Fever breed indoors, outdoors, and bite any time of day. You can prevent mosquito-borne diseases from spreading […]

Depression & Suicide

25 million Americans suffer from depression each year. 60% of all people who die by suicide suffer from major depression. Depression affects 5-8% of Americans ages 18 and over. 260 people committed suicide in Broward County last year. Finally, the Federal Communications Commission unanimously voted to approve the rulemaking process for the new 988 number […]

Climate Change is Real!

Climate change is real, and the consequences of climate change are already here, and millions of lives are at stake. In the US, chronic flooding threatens coastal communities, and devasting hurricanes are commonplace. Wildfires, heatwaves, droughts, and inland flooding continue to break records. We may not be able to reverse all the damage, but we […]

Corona Virus Outbreak

The outbreak of coronavirus has spread to over 30 countries, including the U.S. Broward County and the County’s Emergency Operations Center is being proactive monitoring the situation, staying in close contact with Florida’s Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Common signs of infection mimic the flu, including respiratory symptoms, fever and […]

AUTISM IN FLIGHT 2019

Today we embarked upon our 7th Annual Autism In Flight Program at the Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. We partnered with 4th and 5th graders from 8 Broward County Schools, along with teachers and the students’ parents. The purpose of the program is to provide a learning experience for children diagnosed with Autism. Participants received an […]