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.
City of Port Orange announces that its City Hall will reopen for City services starting on Monday, June 1, 2020 at 8:00 am, after being closed for regular business since March 20 for taking precautionary measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus).
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.
Recently, Moderna, the biotech company, reported promising results in the first eight of 45 people enrolled in an initial test of the safety and immune responses to its vaccine.
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.
Based on the recent levels of compliance, coupled with guidance from the local Department of Health, effective tomorrow, May 15, 2020, at 7:00 a.m., the following re-openings in downtown Flagler Beach will occur:
With many hospitals struggling to accommodate an influx of patients due to the Covid-19 global pandemic, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University engineers have come up with a simple, high-quality and affordable solution to a potential ventilator shortage.
Florida Attorney General Moody’s Office has secured hundreds of thousands of dollars in refunds, worked with online platforms to deactivate nearly 200 posts offering items for outrageous prices and ensured information important to price gouging investigations is preserved.
Volusia County will open the application window later this week on a $10 million grant program to help small businesses recover financially from the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.