Friday, April 23, 2021

Partnership Plans tobacco prevention education for Volusia youth

SPECIAL TO THE COURIER The Tobacco Free Florida – Volusia County Partnership will have an informational session on tobacco prevention education for schools at its...

Honor World AIDS Day by preserving health care

“Let us also continue to ensure that our Nation responds aggressively and humanely to the needs of people living with HIV and AIDS. Throughout...

Deaths skyrocket among African teens With HIV

TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE A report released this month by the children’s rights agency UNICEF states that AIDS is the No. 1 killer of adolescents...

Vaping epidemic among teens must end

We must take aggressive steps to protect our children from these highly potent products that risk exposing...

July 30 presentation to focus on Alzheimer’s

On Tuesday, July 30, the Council on Aging of Volusia County welcomes Progressive Medical Research for a presentation titled “Prevention & Treatment...

Free summit to tackle health issues affecting Black men

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES An upcoming event is geared toward helping men get serious about their health. However, organizers say it will be much more...

County opens Human Services office at health department

Volusia County has opened a small Human Services office in the Florida Department of Health building, 1845 Holsonback Drive, Daytona Beach. The office sees...

Volusia COVID-19 vaccine events continue at fairgrounds

Volusia County and the Department of Health are providing 2,000 first dose COVID-19 vaccines on Thursday and Friday at the Volusia County Fairgrounds. Appointments...

Free AIDS screening at Chamblis Center

The Odessa Chambliss Center for Health Equity at Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) in collaboration with CAN Community Health is providing free HIV/AIDS testing every Friday...

Health department to host free breastfeeding classes

The Florida Department of Health in Volusia County (DOHVolusia) is hosting no-cost breastfeeding classes for new and expectant mothers. Classes cover the...