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Florida Department of Health in Broward County Investigates Case of Monkeypox

May 23, 2022

CORAL SPRINGS, FL — The Florida Department of Health in Broward County is investigating a presumptive case of monkeypox in the county.

Monkeypox is a rare disease that falls under the same umbrella as smallpox, and is usually less severe, as it does not swell the lymph nodes.

Symptoms of monkeypox include fever, muscle aches and exhaustion. In Africa, the death rate is one in ...

Fighting For Chansen: As Her Son Undergoes Latest Cancer Treatment, Coral Springs Mother Focuses on His Bravery

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Editor’s Note: A 21-year-old Coral Springs resident Chansen Savakinus is fighting cancer for the third time in his young life.

His mother, Destiny Haggett, is chronicling the experience in a series of articles for TAPinto Coral Springs.

This is part 15.

Since Chansen’s relapse months ago from the latest treatment and the start of yet another round of ...

'Baby Formula Shortage Could Last 6-10 More Weeks:’ Empty Shelves Found in Many Stores Across Coral Springs in Recent Days

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – A combination of factors has caused sparsity in one of the most important aisles at grocery and pharmacy store chains in Coral Springs and across the nation: baby formula.

Abbot, a Similac plant in Michigan, shut down in the aftermath of potential bacteria outbreak in February.

At the same time, stockpiling of infant formula during Covid-19 and a baby boom in 2022 ...

CVS Store in Coral Springs to Close Permanently on June 20

CORAL SPRINGS, FL - CVS Health is closing 900 pharmacies, with the shuttering of the Coral Springs store at 8151 Wiles Road planned among them.

The drugstore, at the northwest corner of Riverside Drive, will remain open through June 20, a CVS spokesperson confirmed Friday.  

A sign on the door encouraged customers to shop in three other Coconut Creek and Coral Springs locations in the ...

Food, Music, and Sledgehammer: Broward Health Coral Springs Celebrates 35 Year Anniversary and Expansion of Cardiac Lab

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – With a swing of a sledgehammer, Jared Smith broke a wall Friday to begin the expansion of the cardiac catheterization lab at Broward Health Coral Springs.

Surrounded by staff and business leaders, the CEO of the hospital officially kicked off the $5 million, 4,102-square-foot expansion that hospital officials say will provide additional life-saving interventional and ...

Chair, Bicycle, Umbrella, and Coolers: How Homeless Man Seen on Wiles Road Survives Streets of Coral Springs

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – For the past three years, Les Bloom has followed the whereabouts of a homeless man in Coral Springs, watching as he collected more belongings over time and adjusted to living outside in the tropics.

Bloom, a resident of Coral Springs for 29 years, first spotted the man in the area of University Drive and Westview Drive.

Then, he moved to a spot on West Atlantic ...

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2021 Broward Health Paramedics of the Year Awards Named for the Coral Springs-Parkland Fire Department

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Two Coral Spring paramedics were named recipients of 2021 Broward Health Paramedics of the Year Awards for the Coral Springs-Parkland Fire Department during the Broward Health Annual EMS Week Awards Ceremony held Wednesday, May 18, 2022.
 
The two first responders honored are Lieutenant Mike Farmer, named Broward Health North ...

Eaton Financial Group in Coral Springs: Quick Financial Tips for Women to Build Financial Success

CORAL SPRINGS, FL - Eaton Financial Group is proud to celebrate International Women’s Month in support of women across the world. Our financial planning team specializes in providing financial solutions based on the needs of our female clients and customized to match their specific goals, whatever they may be.

We are proud to be a part of the Coral Springs Coconut Creek Chamber of ...

What Investors Need to Know About Renting in Coral Springs and South Florida

CORAL SPRINGS, FL - As an investor, you have been eyeing real estate investments in South Florida. You are considering a single-family property or maybe a four-plex to maximize your profits. 

However, as housing prices continue to climb, is a rental property in the Sunshine State still worth the high price tag?

At Royal Empire Realty, we believe the short answer is “yes!” ...

Office Evolution Coral Springs Member: Ben Groenevelt, Mortgage Loan Originator With Absolute Home Mortgage Corp.

CORAL SPRINGS, FL - Ben Groenevelt became a member of Office Evolution last year. He’s been working in the mortgage and real estate fields for more than 11 years and is currently a loan officer with Absolute Home Mortgage Corp.

Groenevelt (NMLS ID: 2107972) has served as VP of the Wisconsin Association of Mortgage Brokers and is a member of the National Association of Mortgage ...

Ben Groenevelt, Absolute Home Mortgage Corp., in Coral Springs: How to Figure Out Current Value of Your Home

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – It’s something many homeowners are asking: How do I figure out the current value of my home? It’s assessed at $350,000. Would this be the current value?

Answer: The short answer is the assessment is the value the assessor's office places on your home for property tax purposes, and an appraisal is a snapshot of current market value based on comparable ...

New Orthopedics and Spine Care Center Opening Soon in West Boca Raton

PARKLAND, FL- West Boca Medical Center will soon be opening a state-of-the-art Ortho and Spine Care Unit that will provide a seamless transition for surgery patients to move right into community care.

They are offering a sneak peek at the new facility that is expected to open around the end of May.

"We've created a section of the West Boca campus that is dedicated to ...

Retirement Council In Coral Springs: Food Inflation -- What's Behind It and How to Cope

May 23, 2022

CORAL SPRINGS, FL - As measured by the Consumer Price Index for food at home, grocery prices increased 3.4% in 2020, a faster rate than the 20-year historical average of 2.4%.1 

More recently, food inflation accelerated by 6.5% during the 12 months ending in December 2021, while prices for the category that includes meat, poultry, fish, and eggs spiked 12.5%.2

Food prices have long ...

Coral Springs Parkland Community Emergency Response Team Receives Donation From Coral Springs Charter School

CORAL SPRINGS, FL - The Coral Springs Parkland Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) recently received a generous donation of more than $500 from the Coral Springs Charter School Health Occupations Students of America Club, (HOSA).

Charter School student and CERT member Scott Smith suggested the fundraiser. Students routinely raise money for various worthy organizations. 

CERT ...

Opinion: Coral Springs is Considering Ways to Tackle Plastics. Let’s Goose City to Speed This Up.

CORAL SPRINGS, FL - Back home when you wanted someone to move faster on something you said, “I better goose them.” I have no idea why or where the expression comes from, but I’m reviving it.

What follows is to goose the Commission on this issue:

“Every year, 8 million metric tons of plastic pours into the world’s oceans—that’s garbage truck of ...

I Suffered From Postpartum Depression. Here’s How I Got Through It.

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Let me start with this fact: one in seven moms and one in 10 dads suffer from postpartum depression, according to Postpartum Support International.

I was one of them.

I struggled with my mental health issues after my son was born in 2017. I was filled with separation anxiety, and overwhelmed with the world around me.

At times, I was afraid to leave my house ...