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Local COVID-19 coverage

Downtown DeLand business owner Bill Budzinski tells us about The Elusive Grape’s community-service work during the coronavirus shutdown, and shares his impressions of what Downtown DeLand might be like in the foreseeable future.

It seemed reasonable — even socially responsible — to require an employee who had been feeling ill to be tested before returning to The Beacon office. But then ...

From feeding the poor to keeping up the spirits of isolated neighbors, area residents are responding to the COVID-19 crisis in typical West Volusia fashion: by helping others.

Shortages of toilet paper, face masks and other necessities have recently become a fact of life due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, but there’s one thing the crisis has provided plenty of: numbers.

In an effort to increase availability of COVID-19 testing in Florida, AdventHealth will offer 500 or more drive-up tests at Daytona International Speedway starting at 9 a.m. Friday, April 10. The effort has been led by the health care system and AdventHealth Centra Care with partners such as…

The information below is provided courtesy of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Visit the Florida Department of Health's COVID-19 page for additional information