Tag: hurricane preparedness

Hurricane Season 2021: COVID-19 is Still a...

There’s been some progress against COVID-19 over the past year, especially with the benefit of having several vaccination options available....

May 28, 2021

Getting Hurricane-Ready with Healthy Food Supplies

From June through November, it is hurricane season in South Florida.  Every year, the season seems more and more active...

July 30, 2020

Roundup: Tax-Free Hurricane Supplies; New Diabetes Cases...

Pay No State Sales Tax on Certain Hurricane Prepareness Supplies, May 31-June 6 With the 2019 hurricane season officially starting...

May 31, 2019

Roundup: Hurricane Supply Sales Tax Holiday, SPAM...

Starting today, you can stock up on most hurricane supplies without paying a sales tax. Once again, Florida state officials...

June 1, 2018

Hurricane Irma Update: Serving Our ‘Resilient Community’...

As our community begins the recovery phase following Hurricane Irma’s impact, Baptist Health South Florida continues to care for patients...

September 10, 2017

Hurricane Irma Updates and Preparedness Tips (With...

Baptist Health is closely monitoring Hurricane Irma as it approaches South Florida. Knowing what to do before, during and after...

September 6, 2017

Hurricane Supplies Checklist (Infographic)

The official 2017 hurricane season starts today, and so do the familiar-but-important reminders of what all South Florida residents need...

June 1, 2017

Staying Safe After the Storm

As soon as the threat from Hurricane Matthew subsides, state and local officials will be surveying the damage and assessing...

October 6, 2016

Hurricane Matthew: Be Prepared

With Hurricane Matthew bearing down on Haiti and setting its sights on the Bahamas, much of South Florida is now...

October 4, 2016

Watch Now: Hurricane Preparation Safety Tips

(VIDEO: Anne Seiler, a physical therapist at Mariners Hospital, talks about some of the injuries that occur as people prepare...

August 20, 2015

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