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                                              The Good news!
                                              Our COVID-19 numbers continue to fall; Death Rate, Positivity Rates, Hospitalization
                                              cases, are all down for August.
                                              Most importantly our Positivity Rates are averaging under 5%, beating our goal of
                                              10%. Keep wearing masks, social distance, and wash hands. We have turned the
                                              corner on the virus. Let’s put it behind us and get back to life.
                                              Census Ends September 30! Take Action Now!
                                              Attention Neighbors! The U.S. Census Bureau is ending all counting efforts for the
                                              2020 census on September 30. Please help the City of Fort Lauderdale be
                                              accurately counted in the 2020 Census. Currently, Fort Lauderdale’s response rate
                                              is 54.0%. Counting every neighbor in our City gives us an opportunity to receive
                                              our fair share of more than $1.5 trillion in Federal Funding for infrastructure,
                                              schools, housing, roads, healthcare and public service programs. An accurate
                                              census count also provides critical funding for hospitals, disaster recovery and
                     Ed Rebholz               emergency readiness for pandemics like COVID-19.
                      President,              Three ways to respond to the 2020 Census today!
                   Lauderdale Harbors         1) Fill out and mail back the questionnaire sent to your home.
                Improvement Association
         2) Complete the census form online .
                                              3) Take the census over the phone by calling 1-844-330-2020.

                     TEAM LHIA                Prepare for King Tides
                       Officers               Lauderdale Harbors, thanks to George Gill, who built Lauderdale Harbors in the 1950‘s

                     Vice-President           and chose to build some of the highest isles in Fort Lauderdale, should be in good
                      Aimara Sage             shape. For now, we don’t see the flooding like the Los Olas and Rio Vista communities.
                       Secretary              Anticipated dates for King Tides are as follows:
                     Chelsea Krebs            1) September 16 - 22  2) October 14 - 21
                       Treasurer              3) November 13 - 18  4) December 13 - 15
                     Bonnie Rogers            These tides have historically caused flooding in low lying areas of our community.
                                              Avoid driving on flooded streets. If you experience flooding on your street, make
                 Welcome Committee            sure storm drains are not blocked. For more information about steps the City is

                        Chair                 taking to prepare for King Tides and tips on what neighbors can do to be ready,
                      Linda Brand             visit
                                              Spray for Mosquitos August 31 - September 14
                                              The Broward County Mosquito Control Section will conduct truck spraying to reduce the
                                              mosquito larvae population. The mosquito being targeted is Aedes aegypti, a known
                                              disease carrying mosquito. Preventative truck mosquito spraying was to take place from
                                              10 p.m. to 6 a.m., August 31 - September 14, in areas of Broward County and the
                                              City of Fort Lauderdale, weather permitting. To see a map of the area that will be
                                              sprayed, visit The larvicide being used is VectoBac WDG. It is
                                              not harmful to humans, pets, bees, aquatic habitats or environmentally sensitive areas.
                                              The active ingredient is Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis (Bti, strain AM6552), a
                                              naturally occurring, biodegradable bacterial mosquito larvicide. It is certified by the
                                              Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI) and is registered for use by the US
                                              Environmental Protection Agency. In addition, VectoBac WDG has been reviewed by
                                              the World Health Organization and is listed as a recommended formulation for control
                                              of mosquito larvae. For more details, visit

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