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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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Check out Miami On The Cheap’s special coupons page

Looking for coupons? Check out Miami On The Cheap’s coupon page, which is constantly updated with new offers. It’s a geolocating page, which means that if you look for Miami, you’ll see special offers for Miami. You can search, sort and quickly find just the coupons you want to print out. It’s easy-peasy! To keep …

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Free spay/neuter services for pets

Pet owners: We’ve learned of a free spay and neuter service in Miami-Dade County. Every first Friday of the month, the county’s Animal Services Department is offering the surgical procedure for dogs and cats, at no charge.  To keep up with latest news, sign up for the daily Miami on the Cheap newsletter. You can also follow …

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Hallmark: How to get 12 free greeting cards

This offer from Hallmark is signed, sealed and delivered, especially for South Florida bargain-hunters who like sending cards in the mail. It’s hard to believe, but people still send greeting cards. In fact, with so much texting and social media posting nowadays, getting a card in the mail seems extra thoughtful and noteworthy. The greeting card …

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After-school programs: Check out these affordable options in Miami

Back-to-School season is upon us, so it’s time to start making plans for the new semester.  If you’re interested in enrolling the kids in after-school care, take a look at the programs that are available in Miami-Dade County. We’ve rounded up a list of programs that run from when the afternoon bell rings until 6 …

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Special deals, freebies for teachers

Educators give their all in the classroom. It’s time for them to enjoy some perks. Here are freebies and deals available throughout Miami and beyond. Whether you’re a teacher or know a teacher, check out these special offers below. PLEASE NOTE: Deals may change suddenly, so be sure to confirm the specifics with each business. PEREZ …

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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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Sam’s Club: Get Groupon special offer

There’s a new Groupon for Sam’s Club! The deal offers a one-year membership for $25, or you can purchase the $35 package that comes with Member’s Mark extras. This deal is available until Sunday, Aug. 15, 2021. Be sure to always read the redemption instructions on the Groupon website here. What you’ll be purchasing is a …

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Free food distributions in South Florida

Organizations continue offering free food distribution for families needing help. Some sites provide drive-through pickups, while others offer doorstep deliveries for eligible participants. Face coverings are required at all of these sites. If your organization is distributing food, please email complete info to editor@miamionthecheap.com or news@miamionthecheap.com.  This list is periodically updated to reflect new distribution …

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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 Miami-Dade hurricane app provides up-to-the-minute info, tips

Worried about the next named storm? Not sure what it will mean to South Florida?  Miami-Dade County offers the free ReadyMDC mobile app, which allows you to get the most up-to-the-minute information to deal with a hurricane before, during and after.    To keep up with latest news, sign up for the daily Miami on the …

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