Today at the editor’s glance: Hurricane Elsa was downgraded to a tropical storm. It’ll be crossing Cuba today as it continues to hook north-northwest, heading for the Florida Peninsula’s southwest region by Tuesday morning, and our own region by Wednesday morning. July 4: No parade and fireworks in Flagler Beach again this year but the city, its beaches, businesses and byways are open and still expecting visitors by the throngs. Crazies Alert: A right dishonorable county commissioner, fresh from defaming Flagler Beach Commissioner Eric Cooley, today will attempt to drive customers away from Cooley’s 7-Eleven in Flagler Beach by gathering a flock of fanatics at 10 a.m. across the street under the banner of a political “sermon and rally,” as he calls it, by a Florida congressional candidate and latter-day member of the Inquisition. Show Cooley a little support, go buy a slushy or 10. The Tour de France‘s 9th stage today is another grueling test of climbers, taking the cyclists from Cluses to Tignes in the French Alps. Cluses, a town of 17,000, is the birthplace of the great French historian Fernand Braudel. Tignes got plenty of attention during the winter Olympic Games in Albertville. Euro 2020: No matches until Tuesday’s semi-final between Italy and Spain, but there’s always Wimbledon.
Vaccinations: Appointments for the Pfizer-only clinic at the health department are preferred, but walk-ins will be accepted. Please call 386-437-7350 ext. 0 for scheduling or questions. June 25, 2021. Eighteen pharmacies in Flagler County offer COVID-19 vaccinations, and 12 of these offer Pfizer, which is approved for individuals ages 12 and over. The health department will offer COVID-19 testing on Friday, July 2 between 2:30 and 3:30PM at its main office, 301 Dr. Carter Blvd.in Bunnell. For more information about COVID-19 vaccination and testing efforts, please visit https://floridahealthcovid19.gov/.
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