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Daytona Beach’s annual Easter Beach Run is Saturday, April 16. The race begins at 11 a.m. on the beach behind the Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort located at 100 N. Atlantic Ave.

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Family Health Source has been operating at the Volusia County Fairgrounds in DeLand since Jan. 10, initially providing on-site COVID-19 testing and then transitioning on Jan. 27 to distribution of at home test kits.

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WASHINGTON — Starting Saturday, private health insurers will be required to cover up to eight home COVID-19 tests per month for people on their plans. The Biden administration announced the change Monday as it looks to lower costs and make testing for the virus more convenient amid rising fr…

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MIAMI — On Jan. 3, Florida reported 85,707 cases and 61 new deaths to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, according to Miami Herald calculations of CDC data.

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In adjusting to the constraints of the pandemic, many Americans had to improvise where and how they work out. After months of adapting to a “gym anywhere” mentality and learning to accommodate more flexible workout schedules, this new fitness mindset is inspiring some larger trends for healt…

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NEW YORK — U.S. health officials on Monday cut isolation restrictions for Americans who catch the coronavirus from 10 to five days, and similarly shortened the time that close contacts need to quarantine.

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The Florida Department of Health in Volusia County is hosting the regional Path 4 Hope Virtual Summit on Oct. 12, 13 and 14 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. each day. The audience for the summit includes people working in the fields of substance use prevention and treatment, overdose prevention, an…

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Volusia County Government in partnership with the Florida Department of Health in Volusia County and city partners have contracted with private companies to open two testing sites within the county.

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Volusia County Government in partnership with the Florida Department of Health in Volusia County and city partners have contracted with private companies to open two testing sites within the county.

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A lung cancer diagnosis can bring a host of emotions and questions, and “now what?” is one of the first. Assembling the right care team and creating a treatment plan designed uniquely for you is important to get you on the right track.

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According to a 2016 study in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), melanoma, a form of skin cancer that affects all ethnic groups, is more frequently detected in later stages in Black men and women than in any other ethnic group. This can lead to a worse prognosis and hig…

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Blacks are at higher risk for the disease and less likely to seek help.

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Florida courts are set to resume some jury trials and drop mask and social-distancing requirements, while most court proceedings will continue to take place remotely, under an order issued on June 4 by state Supreme Court Chief Justice Charles Canady.

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Overwork is killing people worldwide, sometimes decades after they finish putting in the long hours, a new study indicates. Specifically, putting in long hours led to 745,000 stroke and ischemic heart disease deaths in 2016, 29% more than in 2000, the World Health Organization said Monday.

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Volusia parents sound off on policy changes regardingface coverings for the next school term.

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On April 30, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) extended the face mask requirement for individuals across all transportation networks throughout the United States, including commuter buses.

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On Tuesday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) eased mask guidelines for those vaccinated with the coronavirus vaccine.

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President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris have announced actions to strengthen health equity and address racial disparities in maternal health through increased investment in reducing maternal mortality and morbidity. 

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TALLAHASSEE – With a key lawmaker saying he recognizes that vaccine hesitancy is “real and understandable,” the Florida House on Wednesday approved a measure that would limit local emergency orders and make permanent Gov.

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So far, roughly 213 million COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in the United States, with more than a quarter of the nation fully vaccinated. The virus is still spreading, with cases rising in many parts of the country.

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The Moderna COVID-19 vaccine will be available on Friday, April 30, from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the Islamic Center of Daytona Beach, 347 S. Keech Street. All individuals 18 years and older are invited to receive the first dosage of the vaccine.

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After operating for over three months and providing more than 74,000 vaccines, COVID-19 activities at the Volusia County Fairgrounds are beginning to wind down. The last day for first dose vaccines at the site will be Friday, April 30, and second dose vaccines will be provided as scheduled t…

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Is it the right thing to do or mark of the beast? BY DAVID FLESHLER SUN SENTINEL/TNS FORT LAUDERDALE — At River West Palm Beach Church, Pastor Corey Erman stood in front of the congregation on Easter morning and denounced the “scamdemic” of COVID-19 and the “big, big, big con job” of testing…

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A local health department official stresses that the Johnson & Johnson vaccine blood clot cases are ‘extremely rare.’ BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES On Tuesday, federal health care agencies called for a pause of the Johnson & Johnson version of the COVID-19 vaccine. It comes after s…

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BY ZEKE MILLER AND LAURAN NEERGAARD ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — The U.S. is recommending a “pause” in administration of the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to investigate reports of potentially dangerous blood clots. In a joint statement Tuesday, the Centers for Disease …

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FAMILY FEATURES Even before COVID-19 limited social contact with friends, family and colleagues, many adults experienced loneliness and depression due to limited contact with others. Now, a year after the pandemic forced many people into even greater levels of isolation, the issue of social …

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FAMILY FEATURES If there is a silver lining to the challenges the past year created for families, it may be the growth, availability and affordability of virtual care for medical and mental health needs. The ability to see a doctor from home, with little notice, offers a level of flexibility…

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MAYO CLINIC NEWS NETWORK/TNS Vaccination is an important step in the fight against the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Being vaccinated for COVID-19 protects you from becoming infected and possibly infecting those around you. COVID-19 vaccines that have been approved by the Food and Drug Administ…

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This week, Florida opened up vaccines to all adults. The Daytona Times asked Bethune-Cookman University students if they plan to get the vaccine. Why or why not? Tomari Parks, 22 Senior majoring in education Hometown: Hartford,Connecticut “I think the vaccine is very beneficial, especially a…

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BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Jamari Daniels, 28, was among the local residents receiving the first dose of the Moderna vaccine at the Midtown Cultural & Education Center in Daytona Beach. On Monday, all adults in the state were eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. The vaccination e…

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