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Key Largo: African Queen boat is for Bogart fans; so is Bogie film fest May 2-5

Key Largo: African Queen boat is for Bogart fans; so is Bogie film fest May 2-5

By Bonnie Gross, FloridRambler.com (April 11,2013) – The African Queen boat, the actual steamboat used in the 1951 movie of the same name, attracted Humphrey Bogart fans in Key Largo, even when it looked forgotten, sadly tied up next to the Holiday Inn with only a small sign. Today, the boat has been beautifully restored and is taking visitors on Key Largo cruises.   Fans of the classic John Huston movie starring Humphrey Bogart and Katherine Hepburn can take 90-minute cruises on […]

by · April 11, 2013 · Entertainment, Events, Featured, Monroe County
Monroe County Health Dept issues first community health almanac

Monroe County Health Dept issues first community health almanac

The Florida Keys (March 25,2013) – The Monroe County Health Department has released the first edition of a community health almanac that profiles the demographics, health behavior risks and select medical providers in the Florida Keys. The 58-page almanac was compiled as part of an accreditation project and is being distributed electronically to health care partners, media and the general public. Hard copies will be available mid-April. Download your PDF copy here>>>HEALTHALMANAC. “This is a pretty unique document,” Public Information Officer Chris […]

by · March 25, 2013 · Featured, Lifestyle, Monroe County, News
Monroe County Health department gets head start on back-to-school vaccination campaign

Monroe County Health department gets head start on back-to-school vaccination campaign

Monroe County (March 25, 2013) – The Monroe County Health Dept is urging all residents with school age children to remember they need to be vaccinated before returning to school when they return in August.  The advise they give is something all parents in South Florida should note. The Monroe County Health Department is getting a head start on its back-to-school vaccination campaign, offering vaccinations required for students to enter kindergarten and 7th grade well ahead of the 2013-14 school year. […]