Hurricane Nicole: Recovery, Updates and Information

Volusia County’s emergency management officials continue to monitor impacts from Hurricane Nicole. Here’s the latest information from the Emergency Operations Center. Hurricane Nicole impacted Volusia County as a tropical storm with strong, sustained winds and gusts of 70 mph in some areas. Even though the storm has left the area, the danger remains. Many roads are flooded, powerlines are down, and many oceanfront properties are … Continue reading Hurricane Nicole: Recovery, Updates and Information

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Hurricane Nicole: Advisories, Evacuations, Curfews and Information

WARNING: Portions of Volusia County are currently under STORM SURGE WATCH and TROPICAL STORM WATCH. Volusia County is currently under the following alerts per the National Weather Service (updated 12:30 p.m. Nov. 7): National Weather Service Monday, November 8 Update: Windy today, with isolated to scattered rain showers. Marine conditions remain very hazardous, as winds increase & seas build. HIGH threat for strong rip currents. … Continue reading Hurricane Nicole: Advisories, Evacuations, Curfews and Information

Keep Election Signs out of the Landfill

Those election signs that are cluttering lawns, intersections and library parking lots aren’t going to recycle themselves. In fact, most recyclers won’t even accept them. Keep the mountains of signs and metal stakes out of the landfill by bringing them to the Volusia County Agricultural Center, 3100 E. New York Ave., DeLand, between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Nov. 19 and 20. Staff and volunteers … Continue reading Keep Election Signs out of the Landfill

Residents Impacted by Hurricane Ian can Apply for Assistance through Volusia County 

Volusia County residents who need home repairs or insurance deductible payments due to damage caused by Hurricane Ian may apply for assistance through the county’s Community Assistance Division. Applications for the Hurricane Ian Disaster Recovery program are available online and at these locations:  Volusia County Community Assistance office, 121 W. Rich Ave., DeLand, from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday  Disaster Recovery Center … Continue reading Residents Impacted by Hurricane Ian can Apply for Assistance through Volusia County 

Hurricane Ian Recovery and Aftermath

Debris and Trash Pickup Check with your municipality for info on storm debris pickup in your neighborhood. Storm debris pickup will differ from regular trash/yard pickup! For unincorporated Volusia customers, Volusia County Public Works has contracted with a specialty provider to begin storm debris pickup within the next 10 days. Storm debris will not be picked up on your regular trash/yard pickup day. Please visit … Continue reading Hurricane Ian Recovery and Aftermath

Volusia Monitors Hurricane Ian

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 Hurricane Ian

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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