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Palm Beach County Operations Coronavirus Update
Tuesday, November 3, 2020

ORDERS, ACTIONS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

EMERGENCY ORDER 2020-029 ISSUED EXTENDING FACIAL COVERINGS

Click here to view Palm Beach County Emergency Orders

PHASE THREE REOPENING FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Palm Beach County has extended the COVID-19 State of Emergency until 11/06

​PBC TESTING​

*NEW* Health Care District of Palm Beach County’s Testing for Tuesday, 11-3-20:

Health Care District of Palm Beach County COVID-19 Testing Facilities
Call the Testing Hotline for an appointment: 561-642-1000
Over 92,000 tests performed since March. Test results are taking 2 days or less at all sites.

FITTEAM Ballpark of the Palm Beaches
5444 Haverhill Rd., West Palm Beach
134 tests completed today

Drive-through site
By appointment only; Tuesday through Saturday, 8 a.m.– Noon
Any age; need not be symptomatic
C. L. Brumback Primary Care Clinics at Lakeside Medical Center –
39200 Hooker Hwy, Belle Glade 
91 tests completed today    
Walk-up site
By appointment only Monday through Friday8 a.m. – Noon
Any age; need not be symptomatic
C. L. Brumback Primary Care Clinics –
1150 45th St., West Palm Beach
85 tests completed today   
Walk-up site
By appointment only Monday through Friday8 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Any age; need not be symptomatic

C. L. Brumback Primary Care Clinics –
411 W. Indiantown Rd., Jupiter
57 tests completed today   

Walk-up site
By appointment only Monday through Friday8 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Any age; need not be symptomatic
C.L. Brumback Primary Care Clinics –
225 S. Congress Ave, Delray Beach
109 tests completed today
Walk-up site 
By appointment only Monday through Friday8 a.m. - Noon
Any age; need not be symptomatic

C. L. Brumback Primary Care Clinics –
“Scout” Mobile Clinic Outreach
238 tests completed today

Walk-up site
Any age; need not be symptomatic
Varying locations and hours as scheduled
C. L. Brumback Primary Care Clinics –
“Hero” Mobile Clinic Outreach
No testing today
Walk-up site
Any age; need not be symptomatic
Varying locations and hours as scheduled
 

The Health Care District’s C. L. Brumback Primary Care Clinics [brumbackclinics.org] are providing safe, in-person medical appointments and pharmacy services at eight clinic sites throughout Palm Beach County.  Patients can call 561-642-1000 to schedule an appointment for either a telemedicine or inpatient visit.

FITTEAM Ballpark Rapid Antigen Testing Site
Drive up rapid testing is now available at the FITTEAM Ballpark of the Palm Beaches. An appointment is no longer necessary. Tests are available for all ages with symptoms. The site will be open Tuesday – Saturday from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. PCR testing is still being conducted by the Health Care District at this site. More information about those testing sites is above.

Lakeside Medical Center Rapid Antigen Testing Site
Tests are available for all ages with symptoms. The site will be open Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. – Noon. This is a walk up site, no appointment required.

Florida Atlantic University Testing Site in Boca Raton
-Antigen Rapid Testing
The testing site is located at the FAU Tech Runway on the north end of the FAU campus at 901 NW 35th Street, Boca Raton, 33431. An appointment is not necessary for rapid testing. Tests are available for all ages with symptoms. The site will be open Tuesday – Saturday from 8:00 a.m. – Noon.

-PCR/Molecular Testing
Appointment required. To make an appointment, call American Medical Response at 1-800-209-7919. Testing is available to anyone over the age of 12, with or without COVID-19 symptoms. The site will be open Tuesday – Saturday from 8:00 a.m. – Noon.

Town Center at Boca Raton Mall Testing
-Antigen Rapid Testing & PCR/Molecular Testing
Walk-up testing located at the Town Center at Boca Raton Mall, 6000 Glades Rd., Boca Raton, 33431, valet parking entrance. Testing every day, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., free to any age, with or without symptoms for PCR testing, symptomatic for antigen testing. No appointment necessary.

South County Civic Center
Walkup testing site located at 16700 Jog Road, Delray Beach, FL 33446.
Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday from ​8:00 am - 4:00 pm. ​No appointments required.
PCR testing, all ages, no symptoms required.
Rapid Antigen testing begins 11/3/2020 and will be open to any age with symptoms.

Wellington Community Center Testing
Palm Beach County has partnered with The Village of Wellington to provide free walk-up COVID-19 testing for all western communities’ residents age 12 and over. Health officials from Premier Family Health will conduct tests at the Wellington Community Center located at 12150 Forest Hill Blvd., Wellington, 33414. Testing will be available daily by appointment, and is available for both symptomatic and asymptomatic residents. To make an appointment, call  561-753-2484.

Homebound Resident Testing
Residents eligible include homebound elderly or individuals with disabilities who are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 and cannot leave their homes to access one of the drive-up or walk-up test collection sites. Residents who believe they are eligible for the in-home testing option should call 561-712-6400 for a pre-qualifying assessment. The testing line is open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

RESOURCES

*NEW* The Palm Beach County CARES Restart Business Grants Program APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 6 AT 5 P.M.
Grants up to $15,000, based on six months of expenses (net of any PPP, other grants or forgivable loans) is available to an expanded list of eligible businesses that were negatively impacted by COVID-19 and did not previously receive a Restart Business Grant through the county. The application process is completed entirely online through the county’s portal https://discover.pbcgov.org/hes/Pages/default.aspx.

Summary Phase I Phase II Phase III Total
Total Applications Received 4989 1461 1085 7535
Applications Submitted/In Que for Review 0 0 0 0
Applications In Review 0 101 833 934
Applications Denied-Inaccurate, Ineligible 2004 420 76 2500
Applications Approved 0 45 176 221
CARES Grant Issued by Checks 2985 895 0 3880

 

*NEW* COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT RENTAL AND UTILITY ASSISTANCE

Summary for Rent and Utility Assistance Count
Total Services Received 11859
Services In Review 3436
Services Denied 1436
Services Returned 2270
Services Approved Pending Payment 48
CARES Rental & Utility Assistance Checks Issued 4669
CARES Processed Payment $7,851,699.03
 
Summary for Food Assistance Count
Total Services Received 8369
Services In Review 1367
Services Denied 415
Services Returned 2056
Services Approved Pending Payment 56
CARES Rental & Utility Assistance Checks Issued 4475
CARES Processed Payment $2,930,600.00

 

ARCHIVED NEWS

RESTART BUSINESS GRANTS PROGRAM IN PALM BEACH COUNTY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

CARES FUNDING AVAILABLE TO HOMEOWNERS IN PALM BEACH COUNTY

PALM BEACH COUNTY COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT ACCEPTING CARES ACT RENTAL AND UTILITY ASSISTANCE APPLICATIONS

HIGHRIDGE FAMILY CENTER TO RESUME FREE RESIDENTIAL TREATMENT PROGRAM FOR PALM BEACH COUNTY YOUTH

Palm Beach County Library System Adding Sunday Hours at Select Branches

Palm Beach County Feeding Sites Interactive Map

PBC Youth Services To Resume Free In-Person Mental Health Services


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Individuals with questions related to the coronavirus should call the Florida Department of Health’s Coronavirus Call Center at 1-866-779-6121 which is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week or email COVID-19@flhealth.gov. They can also visit http://pbchd.org for the latest health information. Visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Coronavirus COVID-19.

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