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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

Daytona Beach Commissioners approve Bike Week Master Plan

The 80th anniversary of Bike Week is happening in Daytona Beach this March 5 – 14, 2021 with plans in place to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. 2021 Bike Week will Take Place in Daytona Beach City commissioners approved the Bike Week 2021 Private Property Master Plan submitted by the Daytona Beach Regional Chamber’s Bike Week Festival Task Force at their Jan. 20 commission meeting. … Continue reading Daytona Beach Commissioners approve Bike Week Master Plan

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

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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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Council Allocates $1.25 million in COVID-19 Funds to School District for Protective Equipment

In this age of COVID-19, it’s a big and expensive job outfitting a school district the size of Volusia’s – 61,000 students, 7,700 employees and 4,200 classrooms – with personal protective equipment (PPE). Volusia County Approves Personal Protective Equipment Budget for Schools In October, the school district got a little help from a friend – the Volusia County Council. The council unanimously approved allocating $1.25 … Continue reading Council Allocates $1.25 million in COVID-19 Funds to School District for Protective Equipment

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VCS to Allow Shortened Schedule for Qualified Seniors

Volusia County Schools strongly believes that all students can achieve and be successful. A seven-period day provides the opportunity for students to graduate college and career ready. Due to the COVID-19 situation, Volusia County Schools is working with high school seniors to allow a shortened schedule for the 2020-2021 school year, if they qualify. To be eligible to participate in the shortened school day for … Continue reading VCS to Allow Shortened Schedule for Qualified Seniors

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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

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Volusia County Schools Releases Reopening Plan for Fall

A release from Volusia County Schools Volusia County Schools is actively preparing for the start of school, and we have created this website as a resource for families, employees and the greater community. School Year Start Delayed to August 31, 2020 in Volusia County Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Volusia County School Board has voted to delay the start of the students’ school year … Continue reading Volusia County Schools Releases Reopening Plan for Fall

FREE COVID-19 Testing Available by Appointment in Volusia County

The Florida Department of Health in Volusia County is offering free COVID-19 testing by appointment.  To make an appointment, people should call the location where they’d like to be tested between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Appointments are being scheduled through July 24.  Testing will be available by appointment at these locations, weather permitting:• 1845 Holsonback Drive, Daytona Beach – Call (386) … Continue reading FREE COVID-19 Testing Available by Appointment in Volusia County

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Volusia Real Estate Update: How has COVID Impacted the Housing Market

Florida Governor Ron Desantis declared residential and commercial real estate, including settlement services, essential on April 1, 2020. Christopher Krebs, the nation’s Director of the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, designated real estate services as part of the nation’s “critical infrastructure.” How have Realtors Changed their Practices during the Global Pandemic? Realtors, buyers and sellers are able to abide by COVID-19 … Continue reading Volusia Real Estate Update: How has COVID Impacted the Housing Market