Friday, April 23, 2021

Obamacare enrollment period extended

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA The Biden administration announced that it will extend by three months a special enrollment period for Americans to sign up for...
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IT’S TIME TO RETHINK HEART HEALTH

FROM FAMILY FEATURES On average, someone in the United States dies from cardiovascular disease (CVD) every 36 seconds, approximately 2,380 deaths each day, according to...
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Vaccinations to be administered next week at Midtown center

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES On Monday, more Floridians became eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccination. Gov. Ron DeSantis’ latest order now makes residents 50 years...
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State lowers vaccination age to 50

Florida has started offering COVID-19 vaccines to residents 50 and older. Governor Ron DeSantis announced on Friday that the age would be lowered from 60...

PROACTIVE HEALTH TIPS TO HELP NAVIGATE YEAR 2 OF THE PANDEMIC

FROM FAMILY FEATURES After months of unfamiliar restrictions and guidelines, pandemic fatigue is affecting how some Americans protect their health. However, experts warn that diligence...

Can a pill help fight COVID-19?

Early study results suggest it’s possible BY KATIE CAMERO MCCLATCHY WASHINGTON BUREAU/TNS A potential new treatment for COVID-19 still undergoing study cleared non-hospitalized coronavirus patients who had...

Report: Racial disparities continue for Alzheimer’s patients

BY SHELIA POOLE ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION/TNS ATLANTA – When Keondra Williams went to her first support group meeting for Alzheimer’s caregivers in Cobb County, she felt more...

Efforts expand to get more Blacks vaccinated

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Governor Ron DeSantis has expanded vaccinations to those 50 years or older that are K-12 employees, long-term care facilities residents and...

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...

Volusia transitions to Sharecare for COVID-19 vaccine appointments

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Effective for COVID-19 vaccine events the week of Feb. 15, the County of Volusia will transition to the state-wide preregistration...