110 W. New York Ave.
DeLand, FL 32720
By Pat Andrews
posted Mar 3, 2014 - 12:56:50pm
West Volusians who need a copy of a birth certificate, death certificate, or other document maintained by the Florida Department of Health won't need to drive to Daytona Beach to get it, starting today, Monday, March 3.
That's because the Florida Department of Health in Volusia County is opening an additional vital-statistics office at 121 W. Rich Ave. in DeLand, where the Department of Health already has some offices. It will be open 8:30 a.m.-4:45 p.m. Monday through Friday.
“We are excited about this opportunity to serve clients on the west side of the county,” said Dr. Bonnie J. Sorensen, director of the Department of Health in Volusia County. “This additional location will make it easier for residents to obtain the records they need.”
Vital statistics issues birth certificates and death certificates for all counties in Florida.
Birth certificates cost $15 for the first copy and $8 for each additional copy. Death certificates cost $8 per copy.
The Health Department’s vital-statistics office at 1845 Holsonback Drive in Daytona Beach issued 10,698 birth certificates and 44,516 death certificates in 2013, according to Health Department records.
Births and deaths for Volusia County are registered, and the information is used to compile yearly reports by the Florida Office of Vital Statistics and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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