Mamie Barnhardt

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By Mamie Barnhardt On Friday, December 4th, 2020

Boca Christian to hold COVID-19 safe Christmas dinner and auction

Boca Raton Christian School will host it’s 30th Annual Christmas Dinner and Auction on Saturday, December 5 at 5pm. The event, which has been a staple of the school’s fundraising efforts, normally would More...

By Mamie Barnhardt On Thursday, November 26th, 2020

FDA to allow emergency use of at-home COVID-19 tests

The FDA will allow the emergency use of at-home COVID-19 tests and some patients in South Florida will be the first to access these tests.  The tests are single-use and will likely require a prescription. More...

By Mamie Barnhardt On Friday, November 20th, 2020

Florida Senator Rick Scott tests positive for COVID-19

After learning that he had been potentially exposed to COVID-19 U.S. Senator Rick Scott, 67, went into quarantine on Saturday morning and although two rapid tests came back negative a more accurate PCR test came More...

By Mamie Barnhardt On Wednesday, November 18th, 2020

New Uptown Boca Complex to provide outdoor shopping and dining opportunities

REI, a sporting goods store based out of Seattle has just moved into the Uptown Boca Complex, which is set to be the largest mixed-use complex being built this year in Palm Beach County.  It is the first More...

By Mamie Barnhardt On Sunday, November 15th, 2020

Boca hospitals prepared for increase in COVID-19 patients

COVID-19 cases are increasing across the nation and state, with 2,707 positive tests this week in Palm Beach county reflecting that trend. Mid-August was the last time a greater number of people learned they had More...

By Mamie Barnhardt On Sunday, November 8th, 2020

Woman charged after shaking child in Boca Raton hotel room

A 26-year old Fort Lauderdale woman is out on bail after admitting to police that she shook a 21-month old boy in a Boca Raton hotel room. Ketyra Carter, and a woman who identified herself as her girlfriend, were More...

By Mamie Barnhardt On Thursday, November 5th, 2020

Manatee Lagoon provides unique learning opportunities during COVID-19

The gates to the Manatee Lagoon parking lot are closed. There are four vehicles parked inside, but nobody is walking to and from the building. The inside lights for the gift store are out, and the balcony to view More...

By Mamie Barnhardt On Thursday, October 29th, 2020

FAU budget cuts amid pandemic

The Board of Governors asked Florida state colleges to spend 8.5% less during the 2021 fiscal year, and that puts FAU 18.1 million dollars behind what they would normally spend. Although FAU has had to make budget More...

By Mamie Barnhardt On Monday, October 26th, 2020

Electronic Health Records May Help Diagnose Opioid Use Disorder

Information in patients’ electronic health records may help identify people with an opioid use disorder, according to a study by Florida Atlantic University’s Schmidt College of Medicine in collaboration with More...

By Mamie Barnhardt On Friday, October 23rd, 2020

Voting for citizens over 65 during COVID-19

In the 2016 general election approximately 27% of voters in the United States were over the age of 65. In the U.S.,16.5% of the population is over 65, in Palm Beach county that number is 24.4%, and in the City More...

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