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POWER MOVES: The Covid fight

Mayor Philippe Bien-Aime and WorldSafe1st Partner to Open a new COVID-19 Testing & Vaccine Site in North Miami

Forty-four states are reporting rising coronavirus counts, the lowest total in more than a month, but 38 states again reported rising death tolls, according to Johns Hopkins University data. More partnerships are being formed to address the pandemic's new strain.

The fight to beat the COVID-19 pandemic rages on City of North Miami Mayor Philippe Bien-Aime in partnership with WorldSafe1st is fighting back. The city opened a new COVID-19 Testing and Vaccine Site for residents who wish to receive the Moderna, Pfizer, or Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Monday to Friday: Rapid & PRC Testing. Saturdays: Vaccine appointments only. The hours run from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. (while supplies last) at the Gwen Margolis Community Center located at 1590 NE 123 Street, North Miami, FL 33161.

As cases of the delta variant continue to raise concerns across the U.S., the latest variant to take hold in the country, many are wondering what other variants are out there and which should we be concerned about? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, variants of the coronavirus were expected.

The city of North Miami (pictured above) is not alone in its ability to form partnerships to fight COVID-19. Cities and counties across the country are promoting innovative partnerships and solutions to get more people vaccinated as the Delta variant continues to ravage victims, most of whom are not vaccinated. The City of North Miami has announced details of the service. Pre-registration is not required to take a COVID-19 test.

North Miami is a suburban city about 10 miles north of Miami. It lies on Biscayne Bay and as of 2010, the population recorded by the U.S. Census Bureau is 58,786. North Miami is the sixth largest city in Miami-Dade County.

The city said residents may walk-in for service. All three vaccines will be free of charge and available for residents in accordance with the Governor’s Executive Order Number 21-79.

North Miami City Council

Residents who are 18 years old and older must show a valid form of ID upon arrival along with an insurance card if available. To schedule a vaccine appointment, call the WorldSafe1st COVID Response Line at 1-800-935-9505 or register online at After receiving the vaccine, the CDC recommends residents continue to wear a mask, social distance, and follow other public health precautions. For additional information regarding the Covid-19


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