Today at the Editor’s glance: Today is the 4th Annual 5k to support local children battling childhood cancer in Palm Coast’s Central Park, in Town Center. Registration begins at 7 a.m., opening ceremony will begin at 8. All proceeds will benefit Live Like Cameron, a local non profit 501(c)3 that provides financial assistance to Flagler County families with childhood cancer and provides “Bags of Hope” to children with cancer while hospitalized. September is childhood cancer month. Runners are encouraged to wear gold in support of all the children battling cancer. The event’s breakfast is sponsored by Panera and light snacks will be available. The purpose of this run is to bring the community together to support our local children battling cancer, to bring awareness to childhood cancer, and to encourage each other to improve our physical health through running/walking and exercise. A group of children were to make a Childhood Cancer Month presentation at the meeting of the Flagler County School Board last Tuesday. The anti-masking goons who filled the chamber prevented that. One of the goons, seeing a child with a mask on–a child-survivor of cancer, mind you–called it “child abuse” to his face, and to his parent’s face. The filth is unstopping seemingly unstoppable. City Repertory Theatre’s production of “Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill,” 3 p.m. at CRT in City Marketplace, 160 Cypress Point Parkway Suite B207, tickets are $15 for students, $30 for adults. Through her poignant voice and moving songs, Billie Holiday, one of the greatest jazz singers of all-time, shares her loves and her losses. See the preview: “Being Billie: Laniece Fagundes Embodies Jazz singer Lady Day as City Repertory Theatre Opens 11th Season.” Book tickets here.“Godspell,” at the Daytona Playhouse, Starring FPC’s Kelly Rivera and a whole lot of other people from Flagler schools, including Andrea Oliveras (of Matanzas High School) as Uzo, directed by Noel Bethea (Matanzas). 100 Jessamine Blvd., Daytona Beach, starting at 2 p.m. Book tickets here. “Rumors,” by Neil Simon, is staged at the Flagler Playhouse at 2:30 p.m. Ribald, irreverent, played strictly for laughs, “Rumors” is Simon’s 1988 play involving gunshots, car crashes and other situations turned farcical in this comedy.
Health Department’s Covid Testing and Vaccination Schedule and Information through Sept. 25:
Priority will be given to any students, faculty and school staff of public or private schools in Flagler County, followed by the general public, who should schedule testing appointments by calling 386-437-7350 ext. 0.
Sunday, September 26 CLOSED
Monday, September 27 8AM to 10AM
Tuesday, September 28 8AM to 10AM
Wednesday, September 29 CLOSED
Thursday, September 30 8AM to 10AM
Friday, October 1 8AM to 10AM
Please consider the following when testing with DOH-Flagler.
* Testing should take place at least 3 to 5 days after exposure. Testing sooner than this may result in false negatives.
* This is NOT a drive-through test site. You will park and walk into the Cattleman’s Hall where testing takes place.
* Wear a mask inside the testing facility. Should you test positive, you may be asked to exit the facility and wait for the rest of your party outside to avoid transmission.
* DOH staff continue to work extended hours to keep up with the contact tracing and case investigation. We appreciate your ongoing patience. It may take time for DOH to reach individuals who test positive for COVID-19. Take initiative to isolate for at least ten days and encourage close contacts to watch for symptoms.
* If you are identified as a close contact to someone who tests positive, you may not hear from the health department if resources are not available.
* If you have been vaccinated (two weeks after your final dose) you will not need to quarantine if you do not have symptoms.
* If you have symptoms, get tested as soon as possible.
* Students will need to quarantine at least four days after the date of exposure.
Monoclonal Antibody Treatments are now available in Flagler County at Daytona State College’s Palm Coast Campus. Monoclonal Antibody Treatments (MAB) for COVID-19 can prevent severe illness, hospitalization and death among high-risk individuals. Individuals 12 years and older who are high-risk, that have contracted or been exposed to COVID-19, are eligible for this treatment. Treatment is free.
Vaccinations continue to be offered at 301 Dr. Carter Blvd on Mondays from 3:30 to 6:00PM. Appointments are preferred; Walk-ins are welcome. The health department is awaiting guidance for the administration of booster doses. CVS, Walgreens, Publix and Walmart are offering boosters to immunocompromised individuals.
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