Due to COVID-19 and state and local stay-at-home orders, utilization of group medical and dental insurance benefits is down. As a result, some carriers recently notified employers that they will be issued premium credits. When asking how these premium credits should be treated by the employer, we often compare then to the ACA’s medical loss ratio (MLR) rebates. While these premium credits are not MLR rebates, a similar decision must... Read More
Dr. Barry Burak donates face masks and thermometers to Police Department
Free Therapy Offered to Frontline Healthcare Workers
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, South Florida Integrative Medicine is now offering a new, free therapy group for Front Line Medical Workers, led by therapist Joshua Joseph, LMHC. The purpose of this group is to provide a safe haven for healthcare professionals who treat and care for patients infected with the COVID-19 virus. Participants will process their experiences together and receive support in a safe, confidential environment... Read More
Coronavirus Decontamination for your business or home.
When voters overwhelmingly approved the General Obligation Bond Referendum in 2012 to fund much needed renovations and replacement of schools, expand student capacity, enhance safety, and provide technology upgrades, we at Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS) promised to deliver all projects on time and on budget. That commitment has not wavered in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic; in fact, we remain hard at work... Read More
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Michael Miller sits down with Michael Rosenberg, candidate for Miami-Dade County Commissioner District 7.
Coming Soon – Miami Virtual Choir Concert presented by the Miami Children’s Chorus
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic the Miami Children’s Chorus launched a free Virtual Choir in April. A brand new project, #MiamiVirtualChoir aims to bring youth together in harmony during uncertain times through the practice of social distance-SING... Read More
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Is Carollo’s Sick Mind Up to
Old Tricks on Calle Ocho?
Tourist mecca Ball & Chain and other food and beverage businesses have been told to stay closed.Not so good when City of Miami officials are letting customers with cash in hand stream into its neighbors up and down Calle Ocho. So, what gives? Is Joe Carollo back to attacking Cuban-American entrepreneur Bill Fuller’s businesses? Maybe... Read More
South Miami Building Department on the front lines continues to advise and assist
As South Miami City Hall has continued to slowly move closer to a business-as-usual status, all along, the Building Department remained on the front line advising, guiding, and assisting citizens here.But truth be told, the hard-working staff inside this department never lost a beat, due to its long-standing status as one of the city’s busiest centerpoints of customer service...Read More
Starting June 1, 2020, Fantasy Theatre Factory (FTF) will be seeking submissions of one-person performing-arts acts (plays, scenes, songs, etc.) to be part of its newest program, “TOGETHER APART: [email protected]” The purpose of this initiative is to provide artistic engagement for audiences and artists in a live, in-person setting, as well as to help rebuild a sense of safety and comfort within the South Florida arts community after the... Read More
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Through the Lens of COVID-19
Even the most optimistic person will concede that the world won’t be returning to exactly how it was before the coronavirus pandemic. The coronavirus and its disease, COVID-19, has killed tens of thousands, and infected hundreds of thousands more, forcing the majority of Americans to stay home...Read More
Zoo Miami opens June 1
Zoo Miami will reopen to visitors on Monday, June 1st with limited capacity and safety requirements that follow the Miami-Dade County Executive Orders, “New Normal” guidelines and current CDC and State Health Department guidelines. Zoo Miami members will be admitted early from May 27-31... Read More
Don’t Feed the Hungry Scammers
Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, we in law enforcement have seen an increase in scams concocted by ruthless individuals who are after your money. As such and from the very beginning, my office engaged our Price Gouging and Scam Hotline (305-547-3300) for residents to call to report these types of crimes. We also established a working relationship... Read More
Aaron Guerrero begins 2020 with the release of his second book within a year
Aaron Guerrero continues to keep going. The second publication revolves around the idea of self-publishing and helping others create their own path and journey on the route of writing and publishing their very own book... Read More