FoundCare Inc. receives national recognition

WEST PALM BEACH — For the second year in a row, FoundCare Inc. received the Quality Improvement Award from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), a division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. According to the HRSA certification letter, FoundCare has achieved the best overall clinical performance among health centers around […]

WCSC offers free oral services to seniors

BELLE GLADE — The West County Senior Center is offering FREE Oral health examination and oral cancer screening services at 10 a.m. on Wednesday , Sept. 19 and Thursday, Sept. 20 to seniors 60 and older. Preventative dental services: • Oral hygiene instructions • Oral prophylaxis • Fluoride varnish applications • Silver diamine fluoride application. […]

Unvaccinated cats pose danger to shelter pets

PALM BEACH COUNTY — Sadly, some of the cats and kittens at Palm Beach County Animal Care & Control have recently been exposed to panleukopenia — a very contagious and fatal illness — which is why pet owners are being reminded about the importance of keeping pets up-to-date on all necessary vaccinations in order to […]

West County Senior Center to host diabetes event

BELLE GLADE — The West County Senior Center, 2916 State Road 15 in Belle Glade, will host the “Diabetes: Don’t Sugar Coat It” event to be held on Thursday, Aug. 30, from 10 a.m. – noon. This free event offers diabetes risk assessments, A1C testing, local resources, raffles prizes and more. The public is invited. […]

Florida Health urges back-to-school immunization

As students get ready for a new school year, the Florida Department of Health reminds parents and caregivers to review their children’s immunization records and make sure they have the required vaccinations. “Vaccinations help develop immunity to many serious diseases and infections, and they help keep students healthy and in school,” said State Surgeon General […]

WCSC is offering free oral examinations and cancer screening Aug. 2

BELLE GLADE – The West County Senior Center (WCSC) is offering FREE oral health examinations and oral cancer screening services tomorrow, Aug. 2 at 10 a.m. to seniors 60 and older. Preventative dental services: • Oral hygiene instructions • Oral prophylaxis • Fluoride varnish applications • Silver diamine fluoride application Denture adjustment services: • Denture […]