Thursday, July 9, 2020

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...

A Fourth at the beach? Keep safety in mind

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Large crowds are expected at the beach for the upcoming July 4 holiday weekend. With COVID-19 concerns, all beachgoers are...

Military organizations can apply for COVID-19 grants

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Volusia County has expanded its COVID-19 financial relief program for non-profit agencies to allow tax-exempt military organizations to qualify. The County...

County jail workers ex-inmate test positive for virus

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Two employees and a former inmate at the Volusia County Branch Jail have tested positive for COVID-19, marking the first...

$4 million allocated for home-based businesses, protective equipment

“It’s an exciting program for us because we get to partner again with some stakeholders in the community.” HELGA VAN ECKERT County economic development director SPECIAL...

A FOCUS ON VOTING

A few weeks are left for new voters to register for the August primary. BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The primary election is creeping up on us...

Free COVID-19 testing still available

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Local health officials are urging residents to remember that we’re still in a COVID-19 pandemic despite reopenings. On Wednesday, Volusia County had...

Funds available for homeless assistance

Volusia County has received nearly $450,000 in federal funds that are available to nonprofit organizations that are working to lessen the impacts of COVID-19...

Free school shots available

Before a child can enroll in Volusia County schools, parents and guardians must provide proof of immunizations for a child entering kindergarten or seventh...

Summer camp scholarships available

Summer camp scholarships are available to income-eligible children through Volusia County’s Community Assistance Division. Families with children who are entering grades 1-6 and are between...