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COVID-19 Information & Updates

     Questions related to COVID-19 should be directed to the Florida Department of Health’s dedicated COVID-19 Call Center at 1-866-779-6121 or by emailing COVID-19@flhealth.gov. Broward residents concerned they may have been exposed to COVID-19 should call 954-412-7300 before traveling to any health care facility. […]

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Kids and Coronavirus

  The Coronavirus (COVID-19) has caused fear and concern across the country. Schools are closed and children may be unsure or afraid of what will happen. It is important we talk to them and answer any questions. […]

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Pregnancy & Coronavirus: Should You Be Worried?

With all the talk about the Coronavirus COVID-19, experts and people alike are trying to figure out which groups are more susceptible to the disease: the elderly? People of Asian descent? African Americans? And one group that is particularly getting a lot of attention is pregnant women. If you are pregnant and are surrounded by the coronavirus, should you be worried? […]

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My Story: “HIV Is My Roommate”

     People LOVE to say, “Oh she is living with HIV.” Correction: HIV is living with me. If I were living with HIV, I would live my life by HIV’s terms — and I simply cannot do that. I am a Taurus, a bull, so I am stubborn. I am no different when it comes to my diagnosis. What do I mean when I say that HIV is living with me? HIV is like my roommate. We share an apartment, but I have the master suite. Basically, I have chosen to take control of my virus and live every day to the fullest. […]