COVID-19 UPDATES - Sixth Vaccination Site Opens. From: BROWARD COUNTY - COVID-19 UPDATE 1/11/21 KEY TAKEAWAYS According to Department of Health’s Florida Shots database, as of January 9: there are 39,717 individuals that have received a first dose of vaccine; 6,480 have received two (complete) dose series. That is up from 33,080 first doses and… Read More
Don’t Drink and Drive During the Holiday Season!
Throughout the United States, someone is hurt every two minutes – and someone dies every half hour – as a result of an alcohol-related accident. During the Holiday Season, the odds for drinking and driving accidents increase exponentially. The concept that just a couple of drinks are not a big deal is a myth: according… Read More
Talking Or Texting While Driving Is Dangerous.
In a study conducted by researchers at the University of Alberta, Canada, found that motorists who talk on cell phones while driving made more driving errors compared to drivers who were not engaged in phone conversations. The study revealed that these motorists were found to be much more likely to make common driving errors, including… Read More
Top Six Most Common Slip-And-Fall Hazards
It can happen when you’re taking a walk around the neighborhood, shopping the aisles in your local grocery store, or socializing with friends and family at a backyard barbecue: slipping, falling, and getting injured. Each year, over one million people require medical treatment due to a slip-and-fall incident, and roughly 30 percent of those people… Read More
Avoid The Three C’s.
Update From The City Of Fort Lauderdale On The Coronavirus (COVID-19) The City of Fort Lauderdale and the Florida Department of Health remind everyone to protect themselves and others by avoiding the Three Cs: Closed Spaces, Crowded Places, and Close-Contact Settings and by wearing a facial covering in public: Closed Spaces: Avoid closed spaces with poor… Read More
Uninsured Drivers And Auto Accidents In Florida: Your Legal Remedies
Having auto insurance isn’t a choice in Florida; it’s a requirement. Personal injury protection (PIP) in the amount of $10,000, as well as property damage liability (PDL) in the amount of $10,000 is required under Florida law. In addition to driver’s license suspension or revocation, a driver who is found without the proper amount of… Read More
The Three “Ds” Of The Insurance Industry: Delay, Deny, Defend
U.S. insurance companies rake in billions of dollars in profits every year. How does the insurance industry make so much money? Unfortunately, many insurance companies - even the most well known and well respected - engage in dirty tricks and unethical behavior to boost their profits. Some of the most common tactics can be referred… Read More
Brake Failure Can Be Frightening
We all take our brakes for granted and the fact is that stopping a vehicle is much more important than starting it. To try and avoid brake failure you should have your brakes checked every time you have your car or truck serviced. Your mechanic will be able to recommend any brake maintenance necessary to… Read More
Food Distribution Finder
From: Broward County, broward.org Together4Broward is a taskforce of Broward service organizations collaborating during these extraordinary times to ensure our Broward community has access to critical resources, of which our first priority is nutritious food. Use the map below to find a food distribution site near you. www.broward.org/together4broward/Pages/default.aspx Read More
Reopening Requires Facial Covering And Social Distancing
From: Broward County, broward.org Broward County’s Phase 1 reopening to include beaches, commercial gyms and fitness centers, hotels and other commercial lodging, with restrictions. Guidance for each type of establishment that is allowed to reopen is detailed in a series of 14 attachments. Businesses and residents continue to be responsible for adherence to social distancing, facial… Read More