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

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

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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

AdventHealth Opens Clinics for Pioneering Antibody Therapies for COVID-19 Patients

AdventHealth has opened a clinic offering monoclonal antibody therapies. The 11-chair outpatient infusion unit, located on the AdventHealth Orlando campus, is treating adult patients with the monoclonal antibody bamlanivimab, as well as a combination therapy of the monoclonal antibody treatments casirivimab and imdevimab, commonly known as Regeneron. Both treatments are intended for those who have developed COVID-19 symptoms within the past 10 days, are not … Continue reading AdventHealth Opens Clinics for Pioneering Antibody Therapies for COVID-19 Patients

COVID-19 Vaccination Site Opens in Deltona

The County of Volusia, in partnership with the Florida Department of Health in Volusia County (DOH-Volusia), will hold a COVID-19 vaccination event for individuals age 65 and older from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Jan. 7 and 8, at Dewey O. Boster Sports Complex, 1200 Saxon Blvd., Deltona. January 7 – 8 @ Dewey O. Boster Sports Complex, Registration Required Only the … Continue reading COVID-19 Vaccination Site Opens in Deltona

COVID-19 Vaccination Site opens Monday in Volusia County

On Monday, Jan. 4, the Florida Department of Health in Volusia County (DOH-Volusia) in partnership with the City of Daytona Beach will begin vaccinating people age 65 and older. Vaccination Clinic from January 4 – 5 at Daytona Stadium The first vaccination clinic will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Jan. 4-5 at Daytona Stadium, 3917 LPGA Blvd, Daytona Beach. There will be more … Continue reading COVID-19 Vaccination Site opens Monday in Volusia County

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State-run COVID-19 testing extended through January

Thanks to the state and the City of New Smyrna Beach, COVID-19 testing provided by the Florida Division of Emergency Management will continue through Jan. 31. The site, located at the City Gym, 1000 Live Oak St., New Smyrna Beach, was initially scheduled to close at the end of the month. COVID-19 Testing Available Through January in Volusia County “We’re just so thankful for the … Continue reading State-run COVID-19 testing extended through January

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New State Executive Order Removes Most COVID-19 Occupancy Restrictions on Restaurants and Businesses

 Florida Governor Ron DeSantis issued Executive Order 20-244 on Friday,  September 25, 2020, and transitioned the State to Phase 3 of the COVID-19 reopening process. Effective  upon issuance, the new Executive Order:  Removes state-level restrictions on businesses, such as restaurants.   Provides that no COVID-19 emergency ordinance may prevent an individual from working or  operating a business.   Provides that restaurants may not be limited by a … Continue reading New State Executive Order Removes Most COVID-19 Occupancy Restrictions on Restaurants and Businesses

Back to School Safety

Well, it finally happened…Volusia County spring break has officially ended. It’s hard to believe that all those kiddos left school for a two-week break back in March, only to have it extended five months due to COVID-19. Never in my life have I heard so many kids actually say they WANT to go back to school! Parents have had to make some tough choices during … Continue reading Back to School Safety

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County Council Adopts Resolution Urging the Wearing of Face Masks

The Volusia County Council has ramped up messaging urging the use of face coverings in the ongoing battle against the COVID-19 pandemic. On Tuesday, the council unanimously adopted a resolution encouraging everyone working, living, visiting or doing business in Volusia County to wear face coverings in any business where social distancing can’t be maintained. The resolution also encourages businesses to prohibit entry of anyone not … Continue reading County Council Adopts Resolution Urging the Wearing of Face Masks