COVID-19 testing returns to New Smyrna Beach City Gym

The City of New Smyrna Beach in partnership with Nomi Health, a direct healthcare company coordinating COVID-19 testing and vaccination efforts across the country, announce the return of a COVID-19 testing site at the New Smyrna Beach City Gym at 1000 Live Oak St. to accommodate demand for COVID-19 testing. The hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nomi … Continue reading COVID-19 testing returns to New Smyrna Beach City Gym

FL Dept. of Health Announces COVID-19 Treatment Centers

At the direction of Governor Ron DeSantis, the state of Florida has opened monoclonal antibody therapy sites to expand access to these lifesaving treatments. The Department of Health (DOH) continues to open sites statewide, and a current list of sites is below. Locally, the Volusia County site currently available is the Ormond Beach Senior Center and Neighborhood Dining Site, located at 351 Andrews Street in … Continue reading FL Dept. of Health Announces COVID-19 Treatment Centers

INSIDE LOOK: Rails-to-Trails Conservancy

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors to build healthier places for healthier people. Rails-to-Trails is a Nationwide Network of Fitness and Outdoor Activity Trails Since 1986, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has worked from coast to coast, supporting the development of thousands of miles of rail-trails for millions to explore and enjoy. … Continue reading INSIDE LOOK: Rails-to-Trails Conservancy

Volusia County, FL COVID-19 Testing and Vaccination Information

This information is subject to change without notice. As more information becomes available, we will continue to make updates. Where to get Cornonavirus COVID-19 Vaccines: Florida has many sites that are providing COVID-19 vaccines, but supplies are limited and appointments may not be available at many of these sites. Vaccines are free to eligible residents. Click here to view the Department of Health vaccine locator … Continue reading Volusia County, FL COVID-19 Testing and Vaccination Information

Florida Department of Health Issues Rabies Alert for Port Orange

The Florida Department of Health in Volusia County (DOH-Volusia) issued a rabies alert for the South-Eastern portions of Port Orange. This is in response to a cat that tested positive for rabies on June 8. The recent rabies alert is for 60 days. Port Orange Area under Rabies Alert for 60 Days The center of the rabies alert is at Briarwood Mobile Estates in Port … Continue reading Florida Department of Health Issues Rabies Alert for Port Orange

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Volusia County Face Mask Policy

Due to the Executive Order issued by Governor Ron DeSantis Tuesday, May 3, the City of Daytona Beach and other surrounding cities are no longer requiring face masks to be worn indoors when social distancing is not possible. The county recommends people follow the prevention guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to protect themselves from COVID-19 and get a vaccine. The Governor’s Executive Order also rescinded … Continue reading Volusia County Face Mask Policy

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Face Masks Still Required on Votran Buses and in Facilities

On Friday, April 30, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) extended the face mask requirement for individuals across all transportation networks throughout the United States, including commuter buses. TSA’s initial face mask requirement went into effect on Feb.1 and was set to expire May 11. On Monday, May 3, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis issued two executive orders, 2021-101 and 2021-102, suspending and invalidating all remaining local … Continue reading Face Masks Still Required on Votran Buses and in Facilities

INSIDE LOOK: Prime IV Hydration and Wellness

426 Canal Street, New Smyrna Beach 32168 (386) 428-4848 PrimeIVhydration.com Discover the endless benefits that Prime IV Hydration & Wellness has available. Their IV Therapy infusions are administered in as little as 30 minutes, and you begin to feel the effects immediately with 100 percent absorption and complete rehydration. Managed by proficient medical professionals, their IV therapy is not only safe but is also highly … Continue reading INSIDE LOOK: Prime IV Hydration and Wellness

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COVID-19 Vaccines Winding Down at Fairgrounds, NSB Testing Site to close April 30

After operating for over three months and providing more than 74,000 vaccines, COVID-19 activities at the Volusia County Fairgrounds are beginning to wind down. The last day for first dose vaccines at the site will be Friday, April 30, and second dose vaccines will be provided as scheduled through Friday, May 28.  “When vaccine efforts started in January, the partnership between the county and Department … Continue reading COVID-19 Vaccines Winding Down at Fairgrounds, NSB Testing Site to close April 30

Get Rid of Unwanted Meds: It’s National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

This Saturday is the 20th National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, which means Volusia County residents can safely rid your homes of unwanted medications to help reduce accidental or intentional misuse. VSO To Collect Unwanted Meds Saturday at District Offices National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is 10 a.m. -2 p.m. For Saturday’s Take Back Day, sponsored by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), the Volusia … Continue reading Get Rid of Unwanted Meds: It’s National Prescription Drug Take Back Day