Sunday, March 7, 2021

COVID IN THE COMMUNITY

Daytona resident, health official and business owners are urging local Blacks to take the virus seriously. Editor’s note: This is one in a series of...

State to offer virus tests in New Smyrna through January

COVID-19 testing will be provided by the Florida Division of Emergency Management through Jan. 31. The site, located at the City Gym, 1000 Live...

A HEALTHY HOLIDAY PROJECT

AdventHealth partners with Boys & Girls Clubs to teach kids about nutritious snacking On Nov. 20, youth with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Volusia/Flagler...

Council on Aging to host virtual mental health event

The Council on Aging of Volusia County is hosting a virtual presentation on mental health presented by Cigna. The presentation will be held at...

From candy to costumes, health department gives Halloween safety tips

TALLAHASSEE  — The Florida Department of Health is providing information for residents to make the best decisions about their health and safety while enjoying...

Build a better health care budget

Tips for managing the mounting costs of a chronic condition FROM FAMILY FEATURES Managing a chronic disease takes plenty of special planning and attention, and...

UF researchers get sickle cell therapy grant

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Researchers at the University of Florida College of Nursing have been awarded a $2.6 million grant to determine whether relaxation therapy...

Obamacare plan rates to increase 3.1 percent

BY NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Florida’s top insurance regulator on Sept. 25 announced approval of a statewide average 3.1 percent rate increase for health insurance...

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...