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Posted on: May 4, 2021

Miami-Dade Public Schools Issues Statement Regarding Governor DeSantis' New Executive Orders

This is Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS) statement regarding the new Executive Orders signed yesterday by Governor DeSantis. They confirmed that "all health protocols currently in place at M-DCPS will remain in effect for the remainder of th...
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Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: April 13, 2021

CDC & FDA Joint Statement on Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

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On April 13, 2021 the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) issued a joint statement to pause the use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine.  
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Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 11, 2021

The I-Bus Is Back Starting Monday!

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We are excited to remind residents that the I-Bus, our local circulator bus service, resumes operations on Monday, March 15, 2021.  Please click the link below for additional information and restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 3, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Update

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COVID-19 VACCINE UPDATE:  Effective today, March 3, 2021, COVID-19 vaccinations shall apply to the following populations:
1. Long-term care facility residents and staff
2. Persons 65 years of age and older
3. Healthcare personnel with direct patient...
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Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: January 12, 2021

Coronavirus Update: Vaccines, Data, Loans & More

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Read the latest on COVID-19: vaccine appointments, view your county's recent data, PPP Loans for minority businesses and much more. 

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Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: January 12, 2021

Meal Distributions At Miami-Dade County Public Schools

Meal Distribution at M-DCPS on Tuesdays and Thursdays

Today is a meal distribution day at 
Miami-Dade County Public Schools
! Grab-and-go breakfast and lunch pick-ups take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4-5:30 p.m. at your nearest school site.  #TeamPB #PBalwaysworkingforyou
 
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Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: January 12, 2021

How To Select A Mask

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HOW TO SELECT A MASK: Wear a mask when you’re in public to help slow the spread of COVID-19. When selecting a mask, you have many choices. Tips below:
• Choose a mask with two or more layers of washable, breathable fabric.
• Choose a mask that covers your ...
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Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: January 12, 2021

Pregnant?

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PREGNANT?: Make sure you and the people you live with take steps to prevent getting and spreading COVID-19. Wear a mask. Wash hands frequently. Stay 6 feet away from others and avoid crowds. To learn more visit: https://bit.ly/3oCZcRZ.
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Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: January 11, 2021

COVID Vaccine Online Appointments

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COVID VACCINE ONLINE APPOINTMENTS: Today, starting at 2 pm Miami-Dade will release another limited number of vaccine appointments for seniors 65+. 
Schedule online here: miamidade.gov/vaccine
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Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: January 11, 2021

Tips On Dining Out During COVID-19

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DINING OUT? Did you know that you are less likely to be exposed to COVID-19 outdoors. Try these ideas for getting food from a restaurant:
• Pick up curbside meals.
• Get food delivered.
• Eat outside at a restaurant where the tables are at least 6 feet apart...
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Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: January 11, 2021

Miami-Dade County Public Schools Offering FREE COVID Testing For Students

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MIAMI-DADE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS OFFERING FREE COVID TESTING FOR STUDENTS: The district, in partnership with the University of Miami Health System, plans to offer free COVID-19 testing to all children, ages 4-18 in the county. Testing will be don...
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Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: January 8, 2021

COVID Vaccine Appointment

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COVID VACCINE: If you still haven't been able to schedule an appointment to get the COVID vaccine, starting today at 4 pm Miami-Dade will release a limited number of additional COVID-19 vaccine appointments available to seniors 65+. 
The appointme...
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Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: January 6, 2021

Coronavirus Update; Vaccine Information

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Read the latest on COVID-19 vaccines, who should get vaccinated and how.

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Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: December 14, 2020

Coronavirus Mortgage/ Rent Relief

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The Florida House Finance Corporation received $120 million under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to assist Floridians who have been struggling to pay housing expenses due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Eligible homeowners are en...

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Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: December 9, 2020

Protect Yourself While Grocery Shopping

Making a grocery store run? Shop during non-peak hours if you can. Remember to protect yourself and others:
• Wear a mask over your nose and mouth. 
• Stay at least 6 feet away from others.
• Wash your hands often with soap and water or use hand san...
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Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: November 20, 2020

Small Business Loans Available

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The South Florida Regional Planning Council is offering loans to assist small businesses in Miami-Dade, Monroe, Palm Beach and Broward Counties as part of the CARES Act.  Loans are available from $25,000 to $500,000 with a fixed interest rate ran...

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Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: October 19, 2020

Not A Lab Rat Day

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The third annual Not A Lab Rat Day is taking place on Wednesday, Oct. 21 and Students Working Against Tobacco (SWAT) is educating about the potential dangers of disposable e-cigarettes. SWAT, Florida’s youth-led movement to combat the tobacco and e-cigare...

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Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: October 13, 2020

Miami-Dade County Extends County Curfew

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As of October 12, 2020, at 12:01 a.m., this order amends Emergency Order 27-20 to extend the Countywide curfew, including incorporated and unincorporated areas, to 12:00 a.m. (midnight) each night through 6:00 a.m. the next morning, until cancelled or rev...

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Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: October 5, 2020

New Exceptions To The County's Facial Covering Rules

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Effective October 6, 2020, pursuant to Amendment 2 to Emergency Order 20-20, new exceptions have been made to the County’s facial covering rules. These changes are highlighted below.

 

Facial coverings must be worn at all times. However, m...

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Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: August 13, 2020

A Guide To The Reopening Of Miami-Dade County Public Schools

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M-DCPS PARENTS: Please take time to review the 2020-21 back to school guide to learn more about My School Online, student schedules, school calendar and much more as schools are set to reopen on Monday, August 31, 2020. #TeamPB #PBalwaysw...
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Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: January 4, 2021

Preventing COVID At Home

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PREVENTING COVID AT HOME: COVID-19 can spread anywhere, even places you feel safe, like your home. If one person in your household gets COVID-19, they can spread it, even if they don’t have symptoms. If someone you live with tests positive for CO...
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Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: September 17, 2020

10 Things You Can Do To Manage Your COVID-19 Symptoms At Home

10 THINGS YOU CAN DO TO MANAGE YOUR COVID-19 SYMPTOMS AT HOME: During these uncertain times, it’s important that we know what we can do at home to manage our COVID-19 symptoms. Take a look. #TeamPB #PBalwaysworkingforyou #pbwearsmasks

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Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: September 11, 2020

The 3 W's

THE 3 W’S: Don’t forget to WEAR your mask, WASH your hands and WATCH your distance! #TeamPB #PBalwaysworkingforyou #pbwearsmasks 

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Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: August 19, 2020

Help Stop The Spread Of Germs

We can all help stop the spread of germs and prevent the spread of respiratory diseases like COVID-19. Here’s a friendly reminder of simple things we can do: 

  • Stay at least 6 feet from other people.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then th...
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Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: September 8, 2020

Do Your Part!

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Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: August 20, 2020

What Your Test Results Mean

WHAT DO YOUR TEST RESULTS MEAN: If you test positive, please stay home, separate yourself from others, rest and hydrate. This will help stop the spread and keep those around you safe. If you test negative, continue practicing social distance, wearing your...

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Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: August 20, 2020

Key Times To Wear Gloves

When do you have to wear gloves and when don’t you? Use disposable gloves when disinfecting after someone who is sick, like when you wash their dishes, do their laundry or disinfect other surfaces they have touched. You do not have to wear them ...

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Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates