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  • Health Care District Opens New Testing Site - The Health Care District of Palm Beach County announced a new COVID-19 testing site opening in Belle Glade today. The District’s mobile health clinic will provide rapid antigen testing while stationed outside the county’s only public hospital, Lakeside Medical Center, located at 39200 Hooker Highway.
  • Health Care District to Offer Free, Walk-up Pfizer Boosters to Those as Young as 16 Years Old - Free adult and pediatric doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines for individuals as young as five years of age are available at Health Care District of Palm Beach County mobile clinic sites countywide. Starting tomorrow, boosters of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine will be available to individuals as young as 16 years old per the new U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines. Those interested in receiving a booster shot should bring their COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card showing it’s been at least six months since they received their second dose. A provider will add the information about the booster dose to the card. Individuals between 5 and 17 years old must be with a parent or a guardian to be vaccinated.
  • U.S. News & World Report Names Edward J. Healey Rehabilitation and Nursing Center a 2021-22 Best Nursing Home - The Edward J. Healey Rehabilitation and Nursing Center is among the 13% of U.S. skilled nursing facilities that have been recognized as a Best Nursing Home for 2021-22 by U.S. News & World Report. The Healey Center is a modern, 120-bed facility operated by the Health Care District of Palm Beach County that is home to some of the county’s most vulnerable residents.

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