Along the Coast: Signs of changing times during coronavirus outbreak

Birthday celebrations, graduations, hair appointments ­— few things in everyday life look as they did before COVID-19 arrived

Thirteen-year-old Kenzi Mendel rides on the back of a golf cart with her mother, Amani. Kenzi celebrated her birthday by motoring around her neighborhood in Ocean Ridge and accepting gifts and posters from dozens of neighbors and friends, like Sharon DeCardenas (right). Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star

A member of the National Guard instructs drivers on protocol at the COVID-19 testing site at the South County Civic Center in Delray Beach on April 7. Testing is done only by appointment for residents over age 16 who show symptoms. Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star

Linda Loch, owner of Briny Beauty Salon, puts curlers in the hair of a longtime client. Loch wears a mask to help protect her
customers. Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star

Graduates from Saint John Paul II High School were honored by posters lined up in the front yard of the school in Boca Raton. Photo provided

People in the citizen-driven South Florida Tri-County Car Caravan traveled throughout the area to encourage local and state officials to lift restrictions that eventually stood in place for about six weeks before they began to be phased out. Here the caravan makes its way along Atlantic Avenue in Delray Beach on April 19. Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star

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