Orange County’s Small Business Grant Program Will Distribute Over $72 Million To Orange County Businesses

Orange County Government has received $243.2 million in Federal CARES Act funding. The County’s Small Business Grant Program will distribute $72.9 million of that to approximately 6,500 small businesses ($10,000 per business) to help them overcome the temporary loss of revenue due to COVID-19. Additional funds are available for indiduals too.

Ormond Beach Summer Camp Details

The City of Ormond Beach has reopened The Casements at 50% capacity for self-guided tours and also resumed normal hours of operation for the skate park at the Nova Community Center. Also, in an effort to support critical summer childcare needs, the city will be offering a modified version of Summer Connections Camp beginning June 8, 2020.

Millions In COVID-19 Relief Funds Allocated For Cities And Non-Profit Organizations In Volusia County

On Tuesday, May 26, the Volusia County Council approved a $2.5 million grant program to assist non-profit agencies in the county that have sustained financial impacts from the coronavirus crisis. Also Tuesday, the County Council agreed to allocate $15 million to distribute to Volusia’s 16 cities to assist them with their COVID-19 expenses.

TSA Announces Updated COVID-19 Security For Summer Travelers

With the Memorial Day holiday weekend kicking off the start of summer, the Transportation Security Administration is preparing a very different travel season given the evolving COVID-19 pandemic. TSA has implemented changes to the security screening process that reduce the potential for cross-contamination at the security checkpoint in an effort to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Volusia County Announces More COVID-19 Aid For Rent, Mortgages, Food And Small Businesses

Volusia County rolled out two new programs Tuesday to help local residents suffering financial impacts from the COVID-19 crisis, earmarking $5 million for emergency rent and mortgage assistance and another $3 million for food aid.

University of Central Florida Working On Cough Drops To Help Control COVID-19

A team of University of Central Florida researchers is looking at changing people’s saliva to help manage the spread of COVID-19 as the nation gets ready to go back to work and school.

More Free COVID-19 Testing Sites To Open In Orlando, Florida

The City of Orlando Partners with Orange County Government, AdventHealth, Orlando Health and GENETWORx to Open Free Appointment Only Mobile COVID-19 Drive-Thru & Pedestrian-Accessible Testing Sites