BOCA RATON, Fla., March 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Gift of Life Marrow Registry announced today it has donated 10,000 urgently needed swabs to Boca Raton Regional Hospital, part of Baptist Health, to aid in testing patients for COVID-19. Area hospitals, like those across the country, are short of the supplies needed to identify coronavirus cases. Gift of Life uses the swabs to test tissue type when volunteer donors join the registry to determine donor compatibility with patients batting blood diseases such as leukemia, lymphoma and sickle cell.
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March 30, 2020 – PALM BEACH COUNTY – As the nation works to combat a new set of circumstances presented by the global COVID-19 pandemic, the Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB) is working with many partners to ensure the public and economic health of our residents and businesses.Continue reading “BDB WORKS TO STIMULATE JOBS”
The U.S. Small Business Administration South Florida District Office will host virtual office hours to answer questions about the SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program. Limited to 250 callers at one time. Participants may call at anytime and are welcome to enter and exit at will. Callers will be muted upon entry and will be taken in the order they are received.
Phone: (202) 765-1264; Conference ID – 162817288
Congress has just passed a critical piece of legislation called the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARE) Act. This bill will provide direct financial relief to American families, support our small businesses and their employees, as well as help our hospitals and medical professionals combat this virus.Continue reading “A MESSAGE FROM CONGRESSMAN BRIAN MAST: HELPING AMERICANS THROUGH CORONAVIRUS”
Take a look around your office space. Does it entice workers? Do they want to be there? Does it serve a purpose, beyond serving their employer?Continue reading “DEVELOPER’S GOAL WITH BOCA RATON INNOVATION CAMPUS REDESIGN IS TO CREATE A MODERN WORKPLACE”
Through a partnership with the Edward Lowe Foundation, GrowFL is launching today a Virtual Roundtable program that will allow second-stage business owners to meet April through June to help navigate through the COVID-19 crisis through peer to peer collaboration.Continue reading “NEW PROGRAM ANNOUNCEMENT: GrowFL Launches Virtual Roundtable to Help Second-stage Business Owners Navigate COVID-19”
At last count, 37 scientists at Scripps Research Institute in Jupiter are working together on coronavirus research toward vaccines, drugs and antibody treatments.Continue reading “CORONAVIRUS FLORIDA: MEET THE JUPITER SCIENTISTS ON THE FRONT LINES OF FINDING A VACCINE”
Florida’s Healthcare and Public Health (HPH) sector is vital to maintaining the state’s public health and increasing community health resilience. The sector includes federal, state, local, and private hospitals, health systems, research facilities, as well as medical suppliers and manufacturers. The HPH sector’s economic value and access to personal information may make it a target for malicious actors. 1. Cyberattacks – Cyberattacks using malware continue to occur in the HPH sector. Cyberattacks on this sector could impact medical equipment, access to health and safety information, and risk the exposure of the personal health data of patients and healthcare personnel.Continue reading “BUSINESSSAFE HIGHLIGHTS CYBERSECURITY FOR HEALTHCARE AND PUBLIC HEALTH”
Funders in Palm Beach County have joined together to establish a coordinated Coronavirus (COVID-19) Relief and Recovery application process. This funding process will provide assistance to nonprofit organizations in Palm Beach County and Martin County that have staff, services and clients impacted by this disaster. As of today, the following funders have made a commitment to review applications and coordinate funding:Continue reading “RELIEF AND RECOVERY FUNDING FOR NON PROFITS – GRANT OPPORTUNITIES”
A MESSAGE FROM BIOFLORIDA:
On behalf of the hospitals, healthcare systems, life sciences companies and thousands of healthcare workers of Florida, we are writing to ask all life sciences and other organizations to consider how you may be able to help bring additional supplies and other resources to our healthcare institutions so they can continue to test and treat patients with COVID-19.Continue reading “BIOFLORIDA: CALLING ON ALL LIFE SCIENCES AND OTHER ORGANIZATIONS TO DONATE SUPPLIES TO FIGHT COVID-19”