Month: April 2020

Miami Beach Commission Urged To Open Beach To Residents, Get Small Businesses Back To Work

…At the virtual meeting, the commission did not talk much about what a re-opening could look like. They’re expecting to see a plan at the end of the week. “I think we need to think about reopening but I also think we need to think about the new normal. It’s not an event, it’s a …

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Beach High twins’ 3D-printed face shields protect Jackson doctors, local officials

… His brother Jonathan, the captain and entrepreneur of the robotics team, saw potential. He reached out to Miami Beach Commissioner Mark Samuelian and asked if face shields were something the city could use. “As a team everyone wanted to make it but [we] didn’t want to make it until we knew who we were …

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Miami Beach partners with private clinic to offer in-home COVID-19 tests for seniors

Home-bound seniors in Miami Beach who show COVID-19 symptoms can now request in-home testing through a private clinic that has partnered with the city to make coronavirus tests available to residents ages 65 and up. MedRite Urgent Care, which operates the only drive-thru COVID-19 testing center in Miami Beach, is expected to begin senior testing on Monday …

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