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Where to get a COVID vaccine in Miami-Dade

The COVID vaccine is available to all residents of Miami-Dade County 12 and older. At most pharmacies and vaccine sites, you don’t need an appointment. However, you may need an appointment to get a Pfizer booster in the next few weeks while demand is high. The vaccine is free to all, whether or not you …

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5 free apps to help improve your fitness

Yes, you can get fit on a budget. Sure, personal trainers do wonders, but there are plenty of ways to improve your fitness without one. Try out these FREE fitness apps on your smartphone to shape up in no time. 1.FitOn app The FitOn app is recommended by Katy at Palm Beach on the Cheap, who uses it as part …

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Publix: Get pet medications at the pharmacy

Did you know Publix fills pet meds? The Lakeland-based supermarket giant, which has locations throughout Miami and South Florida, makes it convenient to pick up your prescriptions – and your pet’s – in a one-stop shopping experience. To keep up with latest news, sign up for the daily Miami on the Cheap newsletter. You can also follow us on …

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Comparing drugstore card perks: Rite-Aid vs. CVS vs. Walgreens

Drugstores carry everything from health and beauty items to school supplies and kitchenware, often at relatively low prices. We looked at three chain drugstores available in Miami to decipher their rewards programs and let you in on the potential perks and pitfalls. To keep up with latest news, sign up for the daily Miami on the …

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Free medications available at Publix pharmacies

Before you buy medications, see if you can get them for free. Publix offers a variety of prescription medications free of charge, for as long as your doctor prescribes them.   To keep up with latest news, sign up for the daily Miami on the Cheap newsletter. You can also follow us on Facebook and on Twitter …

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Hurricane preparedness: How to build an emergency kit

The aftermath of a hurricane can be devastating and leave you and loved ones without basic necessities. Here’s a  helpful guide to creating an essential and basic emergency supply kit. To keep up with latest news, sign up for the daily Miami on the Cheap newsletter. You can also follow us on Facebook and on Twitter. It’s …

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Hurricane prep for pets: Have your supplies?

Miami-Dade Animal Services wants to know: How’s your emergency storm prep going? Do you have all your pet supplies? The start of the season is in June, so the county agency reminds residents to “always include your furry family members in your storm plans!”   To keep up with latest news, sign up for the …

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$5 Target coupon for getting your COVID-19 vaccine

CVS pharmacies are offering the COVID-19 vaccine – and if you get the vaccine at a CVS within a Target store, you will receive a $5 Target coupon. There is no cost to you to get the vaccine. To keep up with latest news, sign up for the daily Miami on the Cheap newsletter. You can also …

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Freebies & discounts with COVID vaccination card

Getting your COVID-19 vaccine can do more than protect you from the virus. Turns out, your COVID vaccine card can get you free and discounted stuff, too! Businesses throughout Miami are doing their part to encourage vaccination by sweetening the deal with bonus offers. Just flash your vaccination card to take advantage of them.  To …

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De-stress with free outdoor yoga classes in Miami

We all could use some calm these days.  If yoga gets you there, and you love being outside, then we have good news for you: We’ve found free weekly yoga sessions you can enjoy!  There’s a session at the open-air garage on Lincoln Road, overlooking beautiful Biscayne Bay, and another at Founders Park in Aventura. …

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Free lamination of COVID cards available, if you so choose …

As more Miami residents get their coronavirus vaccine, it will become more important to ensure you have proof that you’ve rolled up your sleeve. You now have the option of protecting your vaccination card with free lamination from Staples and Office Depot/OfficeMax. The Center for Disease Control advises all vaccine recipients to keep their cards, …

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