Saturday, September 26, 2020

Obamacare plan rates to increase 3.1 percent

BY NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Florida’s top insurance regulator on Friday announced approval of a statewide average 3.1 percent rate increase for health insurance plans...

Health Departments: ‘Get your flu shots now’

Health departments in the Central Florida region - Brevard, Lake, Orange, Osceola, Seminole and Volusia - are urging residents to contact their health care...

‘Protect yourself’

Davis recovered from COVID-19; now offering advice to others. BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The primary election may have gotten people’s minds off of it a...

What’s behind the coronavirus health disparities?

MAYO CLINIC NEWS NETWORK/TNS Research increasingly shows that racial and ethnic minorities are disproportionately affected by coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the United States. For example,...

New COVID-19 test site opens in DeLand

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES The Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) will offer COVID-19 testing beginning Friday, Aug. 14, at the Volusia County...

County reaches grim milestone; leader urges personal responsibility

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The coronavirus pandemic continues with no end in sight as confirmed cases and death tolls keep rising. On Monday, Volusia County recorded...

Democrats call for scaling back reopening

BY JIM TURNER NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Florida Senate Democrats want to scale back economic-reopening efforts to slow the spread of the coronavirus, as...

Health department offering free COVID-19 testing

The Florida Department of Health in Volusia County (DOH-Volusia) began free, COVID-19 testing to the public on July 8. Testing will be available by appointment...

Health department offering free COVID-19 testing

The Florida Department of Health in Volusia County (DOH-Volusia) began free, COVID-19 testing to the public on July 8. Testing will be available by appointment...

Local doctor urging residents to take virus seriously

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES When her employees complained of fever and cough after international travel, Dr. Delicia Haynes quickly contacted the Florida Department of Health. However,...