Covid-19 testing at DIS

The site for free Covid-19 testing is now in the parking lot at the Daytona International Speedway at the Bill France Boulevard entry.

Testing is from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday. Appointments are preferred, but walk-ups are welcome.

For an appointment, visit curative.com or call (888) 702-9042. Tests are free, but patients will be asked for health insurance information. Results can be expected within 48 hours.

West Volusia Covid-19 testing site

Volusia County Government, the Florida Department of Health and cities have contracted with a private company to open a testing site.

Nomi Health is at Dewey O. Boster Park, 1200 Saxon Blvd., Deltona, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday to Friday with a walk-up, outdoor site.

For an appointment, visit http://testing.nomihealth.com/signup/fl. Walk-ups will be accepted.

Patients will be asked about health insurance, but those without it will not be turned away. Masks and social distancing are required.

Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group

Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group meets from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. the first Friday of the month at the Port Orange Presbyterian Church, 4662 S. Clyde Morris Blvd., Port Orange.

The group meets in the hall behind the church. Masks are required.

For more information, call (386) 847-2322.

Understanding birth and newborn care

Halifax Health hosts a four-week series to help prepare mothers for the labor and delivery process.

The class fee is $40 per couple for the four-week series. Tour of Labor & Delivery included.

Class meets from 6 to 9 p.m. each week in France Tower Meeting Room F at 303 N. Clyde Morris Blvd., Daytona Beach. For a reservation, call (386) 425-2229 or register online at halifaxhealth.org/ob.

Think Pink Connection

Open to patients of all stages of breast cancer, including initial diagnosis,

treatment and survivorship, this support group will meet at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 21.

For more information, contact Certified Breast Patient Navigator Jennifer Peludat at (386) 425-2378 or jennifer.peludat@halifax.org.

Breastfeeding Class

Halifax Health Medical Center will host a breastfeeding class from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 1, in France Tower Meeting Room F at 303 N. Clyde Morris Blvd., Daytona Beach.

Participants should bring a pillow and doll (if available) to class. Class fee is $15.

For a reservation, call (386) 425-2229 or register online at halifaxhealth.org/ob.

Care for the Caregiver

Care for the Caregiving will meet from 2 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 1.

For more information and location, contact Jennifer Lanni, oncology certified nurse, at (386) 425-7383 or Jennifer.lanni@halifax.org.

Survivorship Workshop

A survivorship workshop will meet form 3 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 8.

For more informaiton and location, contact Susan Joss, oncology certified nurse, at (386) 425-7321 or susan.joss@halifax.org

Diabetes support group

A diabetes support group will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 20, at Ormond Beach Family YMCA Healthy Living Center, 500 Sterthaus Drive.

For more information, visit halifaxhealth.org.

Breastfeeding support group

Halifax Health Medical Center will host a free breastfeeding support group from 10 a.m. to noon each Wednesday at Ormond Beach Family YMCA Healthy Living Center, 500 Sterthaus Drive.

For a reservation, call (386) 425-2229 or register online at halifaxhealth.org/ob.

Understanding Birth Express Class

Halifax Health Medical Center will host a Saturday express class for preparations for labor and newborn basics from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4, in France Tower, Meeting Room E at 303 N. Clyde Morris Blvd., Daytona Beach.

Class fee if $40 per couple. Tour of Labor and Delivery is included. For a reservation, call (386) 425-2229 or register at halifaxhealth.org/ob.

Bereavement Groups

Halifax Health-Hospice offers a variety of Bereavement Support Groups in Volusia and Flagler counties.

For more information, call (386) 425-3738. For pet loss bereavement support, call (386) 425-3337.

Bridge4Hope

Bridge4Hope group provides support for people who have lost a loved one to opioid overdose.

Meetings are at Halifax Health Hospice Grief Center, 655 N. Clyde Morris Blvd., Daytona Beach, and Halifax Health Hospice Care Center Orange City, 1625 Veterans Memorial Parkway.

For more information, dates and times of upcoming groups, call (386) 425-3337.

Caregivers and Receivers Support Group

Caregivers and Receivers Support Group will meet from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. the first Saturday each month in the Cafe at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 1014 N. Halifax Ave., Daytona Beach.

All are welcome. Lending library also is available.

For information contact (407) 760-2304.

Caregiver Support Group

An education and support group designed to provide emotional, educational and social support to people caring for someone with Alzheimer's or a related dementia meets at 10:30 a.m. the third Tuesday of each month at Aberdeen, 50 Allwood Green Blvd., Ormond Beach.

Masks are required. For more information, call (386) 847-2322.

Al-Anon

Al-Anon, family groups for families and friends of alcoholics, offer numerous daily meetings in Volusia County.

For more information, call (904) 315-0233, (888) 425-2666 or visit AFGArea9.org.

Covid-19 testing at City Gym

The City of New Smyrna Beach in partnership with Nomi Health have a Covid-19 testing site at the City Gym at 1000 Live Oak St.

Hours are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Friday.

The site will offer both PCR and antigen tests with a 24- to 48-hour turnaround for PCR tests and one-hour turnaround for antigen tests.

Individuals in need of a test are asked to bring an insurance card. If no insurance, they will not be turned away. Appointments are not required, but participants may pre-register by visiting nomihealth.com/fl.

Health department Covid-19 testing and vaccines 

The Department of Health in Volusia County has Covid-19 testing available in Daytona Beach and Orange CIty.

PCR testing is by appointment only for symptomatic individuals and those who have been exposed to Covid-19.

Vaccinations are provided at the four health department locations: 1845 Holsonback Drive, Daytona Beach; 717 W. Canal St., New Smyrna Beach; 775 Harley Strickland Blvd., Ssuite 110, Orange City and 123 W. Indiana Ave., Room 1010, DeLand.

Vaccines and testing are free. For an appointment, call (386) 274-0500 and select # for the Covid-19 call center.

Quit smoking classes

Northeast Florida AHEC offers free virtual and in-person tobacco cessation classes.

A variety of class options are available, call to find a one that fits your schedule. Get a free four-week supply of nicotine patches, gum and lozenges.

For more information or to register, call (904) 482-0189.

AA meetings

Alcoholics Anonymous offers meetings in all of Volusia County.

For more information, visit aadaytona.org or call the hotline at (386) 756-2930.

Overeaters Anonymous

Overeaters Anonymous helps with eating problems in Volusia County with a 12-step recovery program.

For more information or to find a program, visit oa.org or call (505) 891-2664.

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