By Nancy Gau

  • Total number of cases in Florida as of May 31:  55,424
  • Total number of cases in Palm Beach County (PBC) as of May 31: 5996
  • Gender difference in PBC cases:  50% Male and 50% Female
  • Median age of cases in PBC:  48
  • Total number of deaths in Florida:  2447
  • Total number of deaths in PB County:  337
  • Per CDC as of May 29), national levels of influenza-like and COVID-19-like illness, and the percentage of specimens testing positive
  • for COVID-19 continues to decline or remain stable.  (Note-according to the Palm Beach, the number of COVID-19 cases in PB County went up by nearly 100 cases on May 31.)          

 

Testing sites:

FITTEAM Ballpark of the Palm Beaches (561-642-1000)
South County Civic Center (1-800-209-7919)
Belle Glade: Primary Care Clinic (561-642-1000)
LabCorps (1-800-845-6167)
MD Now Urgent Care with
locations www.mymdnow.com/locations

Some CVS stores (call your local store, or visit www.cvs.com)

Quest Diagnostics Labs (1-866-697-8378)

For the entire listing of testing sites, contact the Health Care District at 561-642-1000 or access their website (pbcgov.com)  

For home-bound testing, call EIC at 561-712-6400.

The most recent announcement added to reopening updates:  all branches of the PB County Library System will reopen on Monday, June 1, 2020. 

  • Please visit our Facebook page to tune in to our weekly “COVID Conversations” airing every Wednesday at 6:00 p.m.  Each session includes a guest speaker.  Upcoming topics will include health insurance, racial disparities, COVID-19 impact on schools, Felon Rights, MICS-C (Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children), and more. 

Note: these weekly conversations will likely continue, with different Issue Groups participating. Look for our new name, to be announced soon.