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As of Nov. 23, 2021

City of Daytona Beach

The City of Daytona Beach continues to closely monitor this situation. We will continue to update our website and social media pages with information regarding impacts to the Daytona Beach community as this situation evolves. 

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COVID-19 Testing

Free COVID-19 testing is available from Curative and the Florida Department of Health in the parking lot at the Daytona International Speedway. 

The mobile testing site is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Appointments are preferred; however, walk-ups are welcome.

Appointments can be booked through Curative’s online portal or by calling (888)702-9042. There is no charge for the test, but patients will be asked for health insurance information. Patients without health insurance will not be turned away.

Curative will have trained workers on-site observing and directing patients to complete a self-collected, shallow nasal PCR test. The test is available for symptomatic and asymptomatic patients ages one year and older. Patients can expect results within 48 hours upon receipt at the lab. To ensure the safety of testing staff and community members, people should wear a mask while at the testing site.

COVID-19 Treatment

There is a monoclonal antibody infusion treatment center in Ormond Beach. Anyone age 12 and older with COVID-19 or an exposure can receive treatment free at the Ormond Beach Senior Center at 351 Andrews St. The center is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Appointments are highly encouraged and can be made online at www.patientportalfl.com. Walk-ins may be accommodated should space allow, but appointments will receive first priority.

Vaccinations

Florida is experiencing the highest surge of new COVID-19 cases since the beginning of the pandemic. Those who have not been vaccinated are encouraged to get their vaccine as soon as possible to protect themselves and others. 

Department of Health offers free COVID-19 vaccines
Free COVID-19 vaccines are offered weekly by appointment at the Florida Department of Health in Volusia County’s two Daytona Beach locations:

421 Keech St.
Monday & Wednesday
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

1845 Holsonback Drive
Tuesday & Thursday
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

People wanting to receive the vaccine can make an appointment starting this week. Please bring photo identification to the appointment. For more information and to make an appointment, call (386) 274-0500, press #.

Halifax Health
Persons age 12 and older can receive the Pfizer vaccine at Halifax Health in Daytona Beach. Appointments can be made online or by calling 386-425-VACC (8222). For more details and to make an appointment, visit www.halifaxhealth.org/covidvaccination.

Publix 
Select Publix pharmacies throughout Volusia Couty are administering both the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines, subject to availability. Appointments can only be made online at www.publix.com/covid-vaccine/florida. Publix Pharmacy locations in Daytona Beach are:

  • The Shoppes at Beville Road, 1500 Beville Road
  • Bellair Plaza, 2595 N. Atlantic Ave.
  • Latitude Landings, 2630 LPGA Blvd.

CVS 
Select CVS Pharmacies throughout Volusia County are administering the Johnson & Johnson vaccine by appointment only. Learn about upcoming availability and make appointments at www.cvs.com

Winn-Dixie 
Select Winn-Dixie pharmacies in Volusia County are administering COVID-19 vaccines by appointment only based on local eligibility guidelines. Learn about upcoming availability at www.winndixie.com

Veterans
The Daytona Beach VA Multispecialty Community Based Outpatient Clinic located at 515 National Health Care Dr. is offering the COVID-19 vaccine to veterans of all ages who are enrolled and received care at the VA. The vaccine is available by appointment only, and appointments can be made by calling (407) 631-0499. For more information, visit the Orlando VA Healthcare System website.

Medicaid Transportation for COVID-19 vaccinations
Florida Medicaid is providing free transportation to receive a vaccine for qualifying individuals with Medicaid. After receiving an appointment for a vaccine, individuals should call their plan provider and request the name and telephone number for their transportation service. Individuals not in a health plan may call 1-877-254-1055 to be connected with a transportation service. For additional information, individuals should contact their Medicaid plan or call the Medicaid Helpline at 1-877-254-1055.

Vaccines for homebound individuals
Homebound individuals in need of a COVID-19 vaccine should complete a survey at https://bit.ly/2ObpldA.

After completing the survey, the applicant’s information will be assigned to a strike team, who will contact the individual to schedule a time for vaccination. For assistance completing the survey, email homeboundvaccine@EM.MyFlorida.com or call the Florida Department in Volusia County 386-274-0500 and press # for coronavirus information.

Health Department has online vaccine locator tool

The Florida Department of Health has an online tool to locate where the vaccine is available. To use the locator tool, visit their website at www.floridahealthcovid19.gov.

COVID-19 testing available

The state-run COVID-19 testing site in New Smyrna Beach closed as of April 30. Currently, PCR testing is available on Monday and Thursday at the Health Department located at 1845 Holsonback Drive in Daytona Beach, for symptomatic individuals and those who have been exposed to COVID-19. For more information, visit www.volusia.org/testing.

Florida Department of Health information

The Florida Department of Health has a dedicated web page that lists the latest update on cases, information and guidance regarding COVID-19 in Florida. 

FDOH has also created a COVID-19 dashboard which maps cases by county. To view, go to their webpage.  

For questions related to COVID-19 in Florida, please contact the Florida Department of Health’s COVID-19 Call Center by calling (866) 779-6121. The Call Center is available 24 hours a day. Inquiries may also be emailed to COVID-19@flhealth.gov.

Coronavirus

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Florida Department of Health have advised that COVID-19, also known as the Coronavirus, has been reported in Volusia County and Florida. It is important residents take precautions and stay informed.

It is important to protect yourself from COVID-19. Residents should wash up, mask up and back up:

  • Wash hands frequently with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to the bathroom, before eating and after blowing your nose, coughing or sneezing. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick, and stay home when you are sick.
  • Wear a face mask when indoors and social distancing is not possible.