Health & Wellness

April 4, 2020

PARKLAND, FL- According to the latest report from the Florida Department of Health, there are 11,111 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 191 deaths in Florida. Parkland has 16 confirmed cases and Coral Springs has 50 confirmed cases of COVID-19. Broward County has 1752 total cases, the second largest ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Florida State Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran announced on Monday afternoon that Florida schools will be closed until at least Friday, May 1, 2020. The announcement was made on a conference call with superintendents from across the state. No further details in addition to the ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Governor Ron DeSantis held a press conference Monday morning concerning new advisories for the Coronavirus. DeSantis issued a Safer-at-Home order for Southeast Florida until mid-May as the number of cases in the southeastern part of the state grows. "Safer-at-Home is the right move ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The Parkland Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a free virtual meeting about managing business through the challenging Coronavirus season with Congressman Ted Deutch on Wednesday morning. The event will also feature Parkland Mayor Christine Hunschofsky, County Commissioner Michael ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Parkland lost a long time resident, Dr. Alex Hsu, on Wednesday from complications from the coronavirus. Dr. Hsu was an internal medicine specialist practicing in Margate for 38 years.  Dr. Hsu's clinic communicated his loss via phone messages sent out today.  The community and his ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Aston Gardens at Parkland, a senior living facility, is in need of additional N95 masks in an effort to provide continued care for its residents. The Aston Gardens facility has placed orders with its suppliers and the Department of Health, but would greatly appreciate any extra masks ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Governor Ron DeSantis, in an effort to more rapidly curb the spread of COVID-19, significantly increased public space and business closures in Broward and Palm Beach counties on Friday morning. All Broward and Palm Beach beaches, movie theaters, concert houses, auditoriums, ...

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Tallahassee, FL- The Florida Department of Health has announced 39 new positive cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Earlier today, the Florida Department of Health confirmed the death of a 77-year old male in Lee County who had previously tested positive for COVID-19. Yesterday, Governor Ron ...

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PARKLAND, FL-  March 13, 2020 To our Dear Community, As concern over COVID-19 grows, we at Chabad of Parkland have been diligently discussing and implementing precautionary measures to protect the health and well-being of our community and families. As this is an ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Broward County Public Schools Superintendent Rober Runcie announced on Thursday afternoon that Broward County Public Schools will remain open going forward, along with school aftercare programs. "Broward Schools are not scheduled to be closed. (Schools) will remain open unless we ...

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PARKLAND, FL- January is Adrenal Cancer Awareness Month in Florida, and for one Parkland resident, the uncommon diagnosis hits directly home. Orly Goldman, a married mother of two, began to experience some strange physical symptoms a few years ago. Her blood pressure was higher than normal.

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PARKLAND, FL- Sunday's Farmers' Market and Health and Wellness Expo is a great opportunity to start off the new year eating fresh and healthy. The Farmers' Market will also feature include health and wellness vendors and screenings. The Market is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Equestrian Center, ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Sunday's Farmers' Market and Craft Fair is the last opportunity to pick up fresh goods for your holiday meals and unique gifts for family and friends. The Farmers' Market will feature a craft fair with local artisans selling handmade goods, gifts, paintings, home decor, and more. The ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Veteran's Day is almost here. One of the highlights of celebrating Veteran's Day Weekend in Parkland is the Soldier Rush Race that will be held on Saturday morning, November 9, at 7 a.m. at the Equestrian Center.  According to Soldier Rush, the race experience is physically ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Anyone that criss-crosses Parkland consistently knows the scene well. The fenced grassland on the north end of University Drive adjacent to Town Parc and Miralago are home to three of Parkland's most popular residents; the local cows. Many people in the community make it a point to ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Transitioning to high school is hard. Transitioning to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School these days is even harder. Being on campus with a shooter at large is uniquely traumatizing. The effect this shared trauma has on different community members is evident and its toll on the ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Parkland Cares has opened up a new round of grant applications for local mental health providers. This round, the third round of grant applications from Parkland Cares, will be accepting applications from August 1 to August 31, 2019. Any mental health provider that could make use of ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The P.E. X-Games are making their way to Parkland this Friday, August 2. The popular game competition, named as a combination between physical education and the X-Games, will be held at the P-Rec in Pine Trails Park on Friday.  The P.E. X-Games are a friendly, positive way to ...

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