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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 The Governor’s Executive Order also rescinded … Continue reading Volusia County Face Mask Policy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

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

Volusia County Face Mask Requirements and Recommendations

September 25, 2020 Update – New State Executive Order: Things are ever-changing these days when it comes to public health. Currently the state of Florida and Volusia County do not have a statewide or countywide face covering mandate. That leaves the decision up to individual cities and towns to make a decision on what they will require or recommend. Are you looking for face mask … Continue reading Volusia County Face Mask Requirements and Recommendations

Volusia County Distributing FREE Face Masks

JULY 16, 2020 UPDATE: Volusia County provides additional 117,500 free face masks After distributing 119,000 nonsurgical masks to nine sites throughout the county last week, Volusia County Public Protection is distributing another 113,000 face masks to an additional eight locations. Residents may stop by any participating location and pick up two masks per person during regular operating hours. Pickup sites include: • Daytona Beach Regional … Continue reading Volusia County Distributing FREE Face Masks

Deltona Publishes Resolution Encouraging Face Coverings

On Tuesday, the Deltona City Commission approved a resolution (No. 2020-47) emphasizing the importance of wearing face coverings in all indoor locations, and at outdoor locations where social distancing is not possible throughout the City of of Deltona in order to minimize the spread of COVID-19, (effective July 7). There are exceptions to the resolution: • Children under 2-years-old.• People observing social distancing in accordance … Continue reading Deltona Publishes Resolution Encouraging Face Coverings

Orange City Issues Mask Mandate with Potential Fines

An official Statement from the City of Orange City on July 7, 2020 at 9:30 AM The City Council voted Monday to require residents and visitors wear masks in indoor public spaces. The Council voted to approve Ordinance no. 632 effective 12:01 a.m. on Tuesday, July 7.  There are exceptions to the ordinance: A child under the age of two. Persons who have trouble breathing … Continue reading Orange City Issues Mask Mandate with Potential Fines

Port Orange Mayor Issues Face Mask Proclamation

An official statement from the City of Port Orange on Monday, July 6, 2020 at 5:30 PM By proclamation of the Mayor of Port Orange, Donald O. Burnette proclaims this month of July 2020 as “wear a face covering” month in the City of Port Orange. This month will highlight the necessity of the wearing of face coverings when social distancing is not attainable throughout … Continue reading Port Orange Mayor Issues Face Mask Proclamation

Daytona Beach Requires Face Coverings when Indoors

UPDATE May 4, 2021: Due to the Executive Order issued by Governor Ron DeSantis Tuesday, May 3, the City of Daytona Beach is no longer requiring face masks to be worn indoors when social distancing is not possible. The city 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 Daytona Beach Requires Face Coverings when Indoors