Volusia Monitors Potential Hurricane

This page will continue to be updated as more information becomes available. For up-to-the-minute information, please consult the National Hurricane Center and Volusia County Emergency Management. With a potential threat in the tropics, now is the best time for residents to be prepared and stay informed. The County of Volusia has several platforms available with accurate and up-to-date storm information. • Follow Volusia County Emergency … Continue reading Volusia Monitors Potential Hurricane

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Health Officials Identify Human case of West Nile virus in Volusia County

The Florida Department of Health in Volusia County (DOH-Volusia) today advised residents of an increase in mosquito-borne disease activity in Volusia County. A human case of West Nile virus has been confirmed and there is a heightened concern additional residents may become ill.  Most people do not develop any symptoms, but one in five people can experience headache, body ache, joint pain, diarrhea or rash. Severe illness … Continue reading Health Officials Identify Human case of West Nile virus in Volusia County

Health Officials issue Rabies Alert for Port Orange

The Florida Department of Health in Volusia County has issued a rabies alert for the South-Eastern portions of Port Orange. This is in response to a cat that tested positive for rabies August 8. All residents and visitors in Volusia County should be aware that rabies is present in the wild animal population and domestic animals are at risk if not vaccinated. The public is … Continue reading Health Officials issue Rabies Alert for Port Orange

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FL Department of Health in Volusia County Responds to Monkeypox Case

The Florida Department of Health in Volusia County (DOH-Volusia), the Bureau of Public Health Laboratories, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are investigating a confirmed case of monkeypox in Volusia County. The individual case is isolated. DOH-Volusia is conducting epidemiological investigations to notify possible exposures and offer potential post-exposure prophylaxis. At this time, DOH-Volusia has not identified any additional cases. What is … Continue reading FL Department of Health in Volusia County Responds to Monkeypox Case

Special Event Zone in Effect on Beachside this Weekend for Potential Truck Event

The Homestead Miami Speedway is hosting the rebranded Florida Truck Meet this weekend, June 10-12. While a large percentage of truck enthusiasts will be in South Florida for the three-day event, Daytona Beach Police (DBPD) are anticipating some will arrive here. According to the DBPD, truckers are welcome in Daytona Beach, but they are also expected to respect our community. Burnouts, loud horns and music, … Continue reading Special Event Zone in Effect on Beachside this Weekend for Potential Truck Event

2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season Kicks Off

The Atlantic Hurricane Season starts on June 1st! Just having enough supplies to make it through a hurricane isn’t enough. You need plenty to make it through what could be a long recovery period, too. Atlantic Hurricane Season: June 1-November 30 Water and electricity could be out for a week or more. Have enough non-perishable food, water and medicine to last each person in your family … Continue reading 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season Kicks Off

Memorial Day Weekend: Events in Volusia (5/27 – 5/30)

This information is evolving and will be updated as more info and events become available. Information has been provided by the city, county or by individual event pages. If you have any questions, please direct them to the organizers of the events. **EVENT INFORMATION IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE AND RESTRICTIONS MAY APPLY. VISITORS ARE ENCOURAGED TO CHECK WITH EVENT ORGANIZERS DIRECTLY FOR THE MOST UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION.** Follow … Continue reading Memorial Day Weekend: Events in Volusia (5/27 – 5/30)

NSB Passes New Curfew for Minors

The New Smyrna Beach City Commission approved an 11 p.m. youth curfew in response to disruptive spring break crowds. A 60-day curfew for unaccompanied youth under the age of 18 is now in effect east of Riverside Drive and for groups of 30 or more elsewhere within city limits from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. Sunday through Thursday and 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. on … Continue reading NSB Passes New Curfew for Minors

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Bike Week 2022 – Official Notices, Events and More

This information is evolving and will be updated as more info and events become available. Information has been provided by the city, county, official Bike Week page or by individual event pages. If you have any questions, please direct them to the organizers of the events. The 81st anniversary of Bike Week is happening in Daytona Beach this March 4 – 13, 2022. Hundreds of … Continue reading Bike Week 2022 – Official Notices, Events and More

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