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COVID-19 Hospitalizations Rising Again In Palm Beach County

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — After a short-lived pullback, the number of people hospitalized in Palm Beach County with a primary diagnosis of COVID-19 is rising — significantly. There are 360 people hospitalized for COVID-19 as of 7:47 p.m. Saturday, January 2nd, 2021. That number was in the high 200s last week. There are 566 […]

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IS SCHOOL SAFE? Palm Beach Pediatric Positivity Rate Soars As School Set To Resume

Parents Must Decide Distance Or In-Person For Rest Of School Year In Just Days BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Palm Beach County “Pediatric Positivity Rate” is raging, according to data released by the Florida Department of Health. In the 11’s when school ended for the 2020 calendar year on December 18th, the positivity rate […]

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KINGS POINT COVID VACCINES: Do You Know Something Others Should Know?

Did Residents Under Age 65 Receive Shot? BY: ANDREW COLTON | Editor and Publisher DELRAY BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — BocaNewsNow.com is receiving multiple reports that the Kings Point COVID vaccine photo-op involving Florida Governor Ron DeSantis on Wednesday may have involved shot recipients under the age of 65. While there is no indication that Governor […]

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Delray Beach Food Give Away Set For Saturday

DELRAY BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: Wayne Barton Study Center Verbatim Advisory) — Tracy Caruso (wife of State Representative Mike Caruso) in partnership with the Wayne Barton Study Center and Dick Bowman of J & J Family of Farms has received a substantial donation of fresh produce and groceries to feed families in need in Delray Beach Florida.  The targeted population […]

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WELCOME TO 2021: Ten Years Of Covering Scams, Scoundrels, Sleaze, And Sometimes Feel Good News

Nearly 15M Pageviews In 2020! Are You Cheating Senior Citizens? Running A Shady Business? Playing Politics? Hornswoggling Your HOA? You’re On Our List For 2021. Newspapers Copy Us And Charge You To Read. BocaNewsNow.com Is Always Free. BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Welcome to 2021. As the year starts, we remind our readers that you […]

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UNMITIGATED DISASTER: Florida Ends Year With 16,653 New COVID Cases, 127 Deaths

Palm Beach County Pediatric Positivity Rate Rises Again BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Florida ends the 2020 calendar year as an unmitigated disaster. The state added 16,653 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday with 127 new deaths. That brings Florida’s total to 1,323,315 confirmed COVID-19 cases with 21,673 people who will never see 2021 because they’re […]

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FAILURE: Health Department COVID Vaccine Line Closed For Holiday

Closure Comes As DeSantis Announces Vaccine Reservations Available To All Senior Citizens BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Anyone calling the Palm Beach County Health Department’s COVID-19 vaccine reservation system today (December 31st) is being greeted by a message stating that the department is closed “in observance of the New Year’s holiday.” We’re not kidding. Just […]

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COVID-19 Hospitalizations Remain High On Last Day Of Year In Palm Beach County

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The early morning count of COVID-19 hospitalizations in Palm Beach County pulled back just a bit on this last day of 2020, but remains exceptionally high. 352 people are starting New Year’s Eve in a Palm Beach County hospital with a “primary diagnosis of COVID-19,” according to the Florida Agency […]

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BOCA AREA HOSPITALS: Gov. DeSantis Has No Idea What He’s Talking About On COVID Vaccine

BY: ANDREW COLTON | Editor and Publisher BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — We have heard from West Boca Medical Center. We have heard from Delray Medical Center. We have heard from Boca Raton Regional. And we’ve heard from Bethesda East and West. We’ve also heard from multiple senior citizens who have called all of these […]

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DEATH WATCH NEVER STOPS: Florida Loses Another 137 To COVID On Tuesday

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The COVID-19 death count increased by 137 on Tuesday as Florida added 13,495 new confirmed cases. The positivity rate dropped from the stratosphere of 22.81 percent — an outlier number — to 8.72 percent. Statewide, 1,306,123 people have tested positive for COVID-19. 21,546 have died. In Palm Beach County, 483 […]

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PHOTO OP! DeSantis At Kings Point Says 300 To Receive COVID Shots While Others Wait

No Discussion Of Palm Beach County Health Department’s Call Center Failure on Tuesday. Thousands Told To Wait For Shot While Kings Point Takes Part In Photo Op. DELRAY BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — While the Palm Beach County Health Department continues to manage its call center crisis, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Wednesday morning announced that the […]

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IT’S VERY BAD: COVID Hospital Count Jumps, Again, In Palm Beach County

Rise Mirrors Record Positivity Rate In Palm Beach County and Florida BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — There are now 369 people hospitalized with a “primary diagnosis of COVID-19” in Palm Beach County, according to the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration. That number was 333 Tuesday morning, 312 Monday morning, and below 300 over the […]

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Gov. DeSantis To Speak At Kings Point In Delray Beach Wednesday

Visit Comes As Palm Beach County Sets Record Positivity Rate, Health Department Fails As Vaccine Call Center System Collapses DELRAY BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — It’s unclear why he is coming or whether he’ll be discussing the abysmal failure of his health department to schedule senior citizens for vaccines in Palm Beach County, but Florida Governor […]

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BREAKING: FLORIDA POSITIVITY RATE NOW 22.75 PERCENT, PALM BEACH COUNTY 19.50 PERCENT

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Florida just hit its highest COVID-19 positivity rate ever. Palm Beach County did, as well. According to the Florida Department of Health, the positivity rate for tests recorded on Monday is 22.75 percent. That is beyond the level of what health officials call dangerous. It is unprecedented. In Palm Beach […]

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More Money For Palm Beach County CARES Act Food Help Recipients

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: Palm Beach County Verbatim Advisory) — Beginning on Dec. 29, the Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners, through its Community Services Department (CSD), will add $500 to all approved CARES Act food applications to help those impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. No action is needed from approved clients.  Under […]

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