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November 25, 2020
Make Sure Turkey Day Doesn’t Become Transmission Day
Follow basic CDC guidelines to lessen chance of COVID-19 spread on Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is upon us and we are all eager to celebrate with family and friends what has been a very trying year, to say the least. But while the desire to share good times and a delicious feast may be stronger than ever, there is good reason to continue to exercise caution to help decrease the third wave of the coronavirus pandemic.
A family celebrates Thanksgiving by virtually visiting relatives.
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30 Children Adopted on National Adoption Day in Miami-Dade
Virtual celebrations help mark the occasion for "forever families"

Our needs don’t go away during a pandemic – they increase. That is especially true for children in Miami-Dade County who are currently in the foster care system. With November being National Adoption Month, agencies like Citrus Family Care Network (CFCN), who manages foster care and adoptions programs in the county, decided not to be deterred by the limitations imposed by the pandemic and adjusted to make sure that adoptions, and the joy they bring, went ahead.. Read more
A mixed race family with adopted children has fun at home.
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2020 Champions for Children Awards Celebrate Child Advocates Virtually on Dec. 9
The 15th annual awards ceremony recognizes those making a difference in the lives of children in Miami-Dade

Many things have changed in 2020, but not the dedication and commitment of many exceptional individuals and program to the children of our community. The Children’s Trust Champions for Children awards ceremony annually honors individuals and programs that have achieved greatness in their service to children and families. This year, those efforts have been more important than ever, and the winners are among the most deserving in The Children’s Trust’s history.
The Champions for Children's Awards Ceremony is Dec. 9.
The Children's Trust
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Helpful Links for Coronavirus Related Information

  • Miami-Dade County’s Coronavirus page also has updates as well as a listing of additional online resources. Click Here

  • Florida Department of Health’s Coronavirus page. Click Here

  • The Miami-Dade School Board also has a Coronavirus page, as well as a Parent Guide to the Novel Coronavirus. Click Here