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COVID-19 INFORMATION

Please visit this page often for updates and the latest information on COVID-19.

Did you recently test positive for COVID-19? You may be eligible for Monoclonal Antibody Treatment.
Call 877-332-6585 for more information. 




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Information on Vaccines for Adolescents: COVID-19 Vaccines for Children and Teens | CDC


FDA and CDC Lift Recommended Pause on Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) COVID-19 Vaccine Use Following Thorough Safety Review:

J&J Safety


CDC and FDA Statement on Johnson & Johnson Vaccine:  Joint CDC and FDA Statement on Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine | CDC Online Newsroom | CDC

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Homebound Vaccinations:Florida has started home bound vaccination. Anyone interested can email 

homeboundvaccine@em.myflorida.com


· Include the name of the person to be vaccinated
· Phone number
· And the names of any residents within the home who would like to be vaccinated as well

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COVID-19 Where to get the Vaccine: Palm Beach County Vaccination Sites (pbcgov.org)


Vaccine Locator: Visit the following link: Know Before You Go (floridahealthcovid19.gov)


Governor Executive Order 21-46: Expansion of Vaccine to allow for Extremely Vulnerable Individuals

Governor’s EO extending the authority to physicians licensed under F.S. 458 and F.S. 459 to vaccinate extremely vulnerable individuals. In addition, allowing advanced practice registered nurses licensed under F.S. 464 and Pharmacist licensed under F.S. 465 to vaccinate individuals deemed by a physician to be extremely vulnerable. Read the Executive Order Here.



Tested Positive? There is a treatment to reduce the risk of getting sicker: Monoclonal Antibody Therapy

If you’ve tested positive for COVID-19, one of the first questions you may have is, What can I do to reduce the risk of getting sicker? The good news is, there are treatments that may reduce that risk. Depending on your age, health history, and how long you’ve had symptoms of COVID-19, you may qualify for a promising form of treatment for the disease. It’s called monoclonal antibody (mAb) treatment. Find out more on https://combatcovid.hhs.gov/


Monoclonal antibody therapy is available at (list may not be all inclusive and is subject to change): Bethesda (East and West), Wellington Regional, Jupiter Medical Center, Triple O Medical


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Florida Department of Health 2019 Novel Coronavirus Response (COVID-19)

What you need to know about the coronavirus and educational materials for the community. The COVID-19 Call Center is available 24/7, 1 (866) 779-6121 or COVID-19@flhealth.gov

Emotional Support during COVID-19 Health Crisis

Free 24/7 bilingual helpline providing emotional support during COVID-19 health crisis. Call: (833) 848-1762

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The T. Leroy Jefferson Medical Society, in collaboration with other local organizations, hosted a press conference on Thursday, February 18, 2021 to call on Governor DeSantis to equalize access to COVID-19 vaccine: Press conference

Dr. Kitonga Kiminyo speaks to WFLX Fox 29 about his request for Governor DeSantis to create equitable access to monoclonal antibody therapies: Monoclonal antibodies


Dr. Kitonga Kiminyo speaks to WPEC CBS 12 News about the new COVID-19 variant: Covid variant


Dr. Kitonga Kiminyo speaks to WPEC CBS 12 News, WPBF ABC 25, WFLX FOX 29 and WPTV NBC News Channel 5 about being vigilant during 'Covid fatigue': Covid fatigue


Dr. Olayemi Osiyemi speaks to WPEC CBS 12 News about the process of administering the vaccine: Vaccine process


Dr. Olayemi Osiyemi speaks to WPEC CBS 12 News about hyperbaric oxygen treatment for post COVID-19 symptoms: Hyperbaric oxygen


Dr. Olayemi Osiyemi speaks about testing before Thanksgiving on 11/24/2020 on WFLX Fox 29 and WPTV NBC News Channel 5: Thanksgiving Fox - Thanksgiving NBC


Dr. Olayemi Osiyemi speaks to WPTV about the increase in COVID cases in Palm Beach County on 10/20/2020: COVID-19 increase


Dr. Karl Michel speaks on behalf of the medical society about combatting the opioid epidemic on 8/13/2020: Opioid Epidemic


Dr. Angelica Johnson speaks to WPTV NBC News Channel 5 about back to school COVID concerns on 8/11/2020

Dr. Monica Walker and Executive Director Laurel Dalton speak to Channel 12 about the Opioid Epidemic: Opioid Education Series

Dr. Olayemi Osiyemi speaks to WFLX Fox 29 about the risk factors presented by African-American and Hispanic patients to coronavirus on 8/6/2020: African-American and Hispanic risk factors

Dr. Olayemi Osiyemi speaks to WPTV Channel 5 on 8/6/2020: Coronavirus in pregnant women


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