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Health & Wellness

November 7, 2021

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Starting Saturday, the Coral Square Mall Covid-19 vaccination site will offer the Pfizer vaccine to children 5 years and older, according to city of Coral Springs. No appointment is necessary at the mall located at 9469 W. Atlantic Boulevard. Children ages 5 to 11 are now ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Broward County's tracking of positive COVID cases was updated on Wednesday, and the school system reported its lowest weekly case total since the beginning of the school year. District-wide BCPS added 61 positive cases in the past seven days, which puts the total for the school year ...

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PARKLAND, FL- October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month in America. Locally, many Parkland residents are battling breast cancer, as breast cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. Nearly 300,000 people will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year alone. West Boca Medical ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Broward County Public Schools reported just 76 new COVID cases over the past week as of October 14, 2021, which puts the total at 3,116 since the beginning of the school year for the district. The 76 cases reflects the lowest week of new COVID cases to date this school year in Broward ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Editor’s Note: A 20-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 nine. It has been my ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Dr. Celina Moore is unique in the medical field. Moore, a Pediatrician at West Boca Medical Center, grew up in a family where helping people on the other side of the world was not only common, but expected. "I grew up with a sense of serving from my parents," says Moore, a native ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Broward County's tracking of positive COVID cases was updated on Monday morning, and the school system showed a mild increase over the past week. BCPS added positive 73 cases since last Monday, which puts the total for the school year at 2,248. Parkland's officially reported COVID ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The City of Parkland is offering free COVID testing. The testing will be held at the Equestrian Center from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday until further notice. Results will be provided within 24 hours.  For more information, please contact the City of ...

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PARKLAND, FL- In Broward County's most recent report, Parkland's five largest schools have now combined for a total of 48 positive COVID cases. The numbers by school are as follows: Heron Heights Elementary: 14 Park Trails Elementary: 12 Riverglades Elementary: 4 Westglades Middle: ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – A virtual suicide prevention town hall organized by State Rep. Christine Hunschofsky is planned for Sept. 13 to coincide with September being Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. The 7 p.m. event will also feature national expert, Dr. Scott Poland, professor and the director ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Editor’s Note: A 20-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 eight. Last month, I ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The Parkland Dash is back. Parkland's popular annual road race takes to the streets in person at Pine Trails Park on Sunday, October 17, 2021. Registration is now open. The Parkland Dash offers three distances: 1 mile, 5k (3.1 miles), or 5 miles. This year, registrations for the ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The Pfizer Vaccine was given FDA approval on Monday in the United States as vaccinations continue to vary significantly by geographic area. The most recent update to the State of Florida COVID vaccination map reveals a significant difference between east and west Parkland.  Zip ...

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PARKLAND, FL- On Tuesday the Broward County School Board held a Special School Board Meeting to approve the District’s School Reopening Plan which included addressing Governor DeSantis’ Executive Order to block school districts from mandating masks.  The School Board voted 8-1 to mandate face ...

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