Health & Wellness

April 17, 2021

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – The rate of Covid-19 infections continues rising in Coral Springs, this week topping 13,000 cases since the start of the pandemic. As of Saturday, the city had 13,272 cases, up from 12,974 cases reported on Monday, according to the Florida Department of Health. Vaccine ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – As of this week, no appointments are required at 10 Florida Department of Health – Broward County Covid-19 vaccination sites to receive the Pfizer vaccine, the department has announced. -- Vaccination sites are at: - Coral Square Mall, 9469 W. Atlantic Blvd. Coral Springs.

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL –  After recommendations from federal health officials, Florida will pause the administration of the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine, Gov. Ron DeSantis said on Tuesday. "Out of an abundance of caution," the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and U.S. Centers for Disease ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Florida reported 1,613 new Covid-19 cases on Monday – the lowest number of cases since mid-October, according to health officials. Still, the statewide positivity rate for Sunday’s testing was 8%, the highest figure in the past two weeks, according to the Florida Department ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – A severe thunderstorm watch was issued Sunday afternoon for Broward County. Storm Prediction Center said the watch is in effect until 8 p.m. for South Florida counties including Broward. Small hail, funnel clouds, and wind gusts up to 50 mph were possible from storms, ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – The free Covid-19 testing site at Mullins Park will be closing next month due to the declining demand for testing. The theft of catalytic converters is on the rise across the nation. It’s happening in Coral Springs, as well. Fourteen schools serving Coral Springs had 28 ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – As Covid-19 vaccination speeds up across the region, Broward Health said Friday that new appointments are being accepted at its vaccination site at Inter Miami CF Stadium in Fort Lauderdale. From check-in to completing observation, the average wait time for a shot is about 45 ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – The free Covid-19 testing site at Mullins Park will be closing next month due to the declining demand for testing. Those wanting to get free coronavirus testing in Coral Springs can still visit the site in the parking lot of Florida Panthers IceDen at 3299 Sportsplex ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Broward County officials are considering lifting coronavirus restrictions in Coral Springs and across the county as the vaccination rates go up and new case numbers go down. County commissioners agreed this week to start lifting restrictions on outdoor activities at ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Fourteen schools serving Coral Springs had 28 new cases of Covid-19 reported among students, teachers, and others between March 21–27, according to the Florida Department of Health. That included two teachers. Here are the schools, according to the data: - Coral Glades ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Florida has more than 3,000 cases of Covid-19 variants -- the most of any state in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The latest data shows Florida with 3,191 cases of the U.K. strain, 64 cases of the Brazilian variant, and 24 ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – So far, more than six million people in Coral Springs and Florida have received at least one dose of the Covid-19 vaccine.  On Monday, millions more became eligible for their shot as eligibility expanded to all Floridians 16 and older. Those who are at least 18 years of ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Gov. Ron DeSantis issued an emergency order Friday prohibiting businesses from using the so-called “vaccine passports” to show proof that a person has had a Covid-19 vaccine. The order bans businesses in Florida from requiring customers to show documentation that they’ve ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – If you want the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, there are doses available at pop-up sites in Broward and Miami-Dade counties. According to NBC 6 South Florida, the one-time doses of J&J vaccines were offered Thursday at: - First Brazilian Church, 1103 Northeast 33rd ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Florida remains the nation's hot spot for Covid-19 variant cases, the more infectious mutations of the virus, federal data shows. The latest numbers show that Florida has more than 2,300 cases -- 2,274 cases of the U.K. variant, 42 cases of the Brazilian variant, and 14 cases ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL - Gov. Ron DeSantis announced Thursday new eligibility guidelines for Covid-19 vaccinations in Florida. On Monday, March 29, people ages 40 and older will be eligible to get the vaccine. And, the following Monday, April 5, everyone ages 18 and older will be eligible to ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Eleven schools serving Coral Springs had 26 new reported cases of Covid-19 among students, teachers, and others between March 7-13, according to the Florida Department of Health. That included four teachers. Here are the schools, according to the data: - Coral Glades ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Those 50 and older are now eligible to get Covid-19 vaccines in Florida. Lowering the cutoff age allows millions more to be vaccinated at state-run sites, pharmacies, and other locations. As of Sunday, close to 24 percent of Florida’s population has received at least one ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Starting Monday, people 50 and older will be eligible for the Covid-19 vaccine in Florida, Gov. Ron DeSantis said Friday. At a news conference in Tallahassee, DeSantis also said he expects Florida to open vaccine eligibility to all adults before May 1. Vaccination has ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – For those looking to get a Johnson & Johnson vaccine in Coral Springs or Broward County, you’ll have to wait a few more weeks or more. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said this week the state won’t get a new shipment of the single-shot vaccine for at least several weeks. He ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Beginning Monday, people 60 and older are able to get the Covid-19 vaccines across Florida. Gov. Ron DeSantis issued a new executive order last week to expand vaccination. As of Monday, those eligible to get the vaccine include: - New: People 60 years of age and ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Starting Monday, people 60 and older will be eligible for the Covid-19 vaccine in Florida. Soon after that, the vaccine age could be lowered to 55. And then, it should open to the rest of the population. That was the message from Gov. Ron DeSantis on Wednesday who said ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced Monday that beginning next week, people ages 60 and older will be eligible for the Covid-19 vaccine in Coral Springs and across the state. The new age requirement will begin on Monday, March 15, at state-run vaccination sites and retail ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Earlier this year, a 61-year-old Coral Springs grandfather was throwing up and feeling pain in his arms. So Igor Molina drove himself to Broward Health Coral Springs, walked into the lobby, and collapsed on the floor. He was rushed to the hospital’s emergency room, telling ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Teachers and school staff in Coral Springs and across Florida -- regardless of age -- are now eligible for the Covid-19 vaccines under federal guidelines, Gov. Ron DeSantis said Thursday. New federal guidelines outlined by President Joe Biden allow daycare workers, preschool ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – The City of Coral Springs Charter School had the highest number of new Covid-19 cases among Broward County schools between Feb 14 – 20, according to the Florida Department of Health. The school at 3205 N. University Drive, operated by Charter Schools USA, had 11 new cases -- ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – More people are becoming eligible for the Covid-19 vaccine, and more vaccine distribution locations are openings in Coral Springs and Broward County. As of Tuesday, here’s the latest on who is eligible to get a vaccine: - It’s still people 65 and older, long-term care ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Doctors, nurses, and pharmacists now have the ability to vaccinate people who are determined to be extremely vulnerable to Covid-19. Last week, Gov. Ron DeSantis expanded the coronavirus vaccine eligibility by signing an executive order. People 65 and older, long-term care ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Publix stores across Broward County will start administering Covid-19 vaccines. Beginning March 1, people 65 and over will be eligible for a vaccine at 136 pharmacies in Broward and Miami-Dade counties, the grocery chain announced Thursday. Scheduling for appointments will ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – CVS Pharmacy began Wednesday to offer Covid-19 vaccine appointments at two stores in Broward County. The stores in Tamarac and Plantation will be providing vaccines to people age 65 and older and health care workers, according to the company’s website. CVS Pharmacy is the ...

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