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Hurricane Season Shelter Guidelines

This hurricane season, it is important Orange County residents are aware of any changes to available shelters in the event of a storm. With CDC guidelines on COVID-19 having relaxed, the state of Florida is allowing individual counties to determine the capacity of their shelters. Orange County’s Office of Emergency Management has decided on...

Orange County’s Pollution Prevention Champion Spotlight: Avalon Eatery

It takes a great deal of careful thought and creative planning to become a Pollution Prevention (P2) champion, and Avalon Eatery has done just...

Job Alert: Pandemic Leaves Great Oaks Village in Need of Counselors for Foster Children and Young Adults

Working virtually became the norm during the COVID-19 pandemic, and many remote workers want to keep it that way. This has created a challenge...

Top 5 Things You Need to Know About Orange County’s District 5

Orange County is home to six districts that each has a distinct personality when it comes to history, natural beauty, parks and recreation options,...

Community & Services

Top 5 Things You Need to Know About Orange County’s District 5

Orange County is home to six districts that each has a distinct personality when it comes to history, natural beauty, parks and recreation options, resident diversity and business opportunities. District 5 Commissioner Emily Bonilla...

Great Oaks Village Resident Makes History, Earns AA Degree from Valencia College

Statistics show that 50 percent of foster kids graduate from high school, but only 10 percent apply to college. Even more discouraging, less than 3 percent of the foster kids who go to college...

Orange County Corrections Celebrates National Correctional Officers and Employees Week

May 2 – 8, 2021 was National Correctional Officers and Employees Week. National Correctional Officers and Employees Week honors the men and women who ensure the care and control of those in their custody. The tradition dates back to 1984 when President Ronald Reagan set aside the first full week of May to recognize...

Public Health & Safety

Hurricane Season Shelter Guidelines

This hurricane season, it is important Orange County residents are aware of any changes to available shelters in the event of a storm. With CDC guidelines on COVID-19 having relaxed, the state of Florida...

Don’t Pollute: How to Properly Dispose of Pool and Spa Wastewater

Do you know how to properly dispose of pool and spa wastewater? If you guessed down a storm drain, you are wrong! Pool and spa wastewater that flows down storm drains ends up in...

Lifesaving Lessons: Learning CPR and AED Awareness

Orange County Government Promotes CPR Week Saving lives is the goal of National CPR and AED Awareness Week, which runs from June 1-7.  Advocates hold events to increase the number of people who perform CPR and know how to use an AED (automated external defibrillator) in cardiac arrest emergencies. Each year, more than 350,000...

Business

Orange County’s Pollution Prevention Champion Spotlight: Avalon Eatery

It takes a great deal of careful thought and creative planning to become a Pollution Prevention (P2) champion, and Avalon Eatery has done just that. The Orange County Environmental Protection Division is thrilled to...

Job Alert: Pandemic Leaves Great Oaks Village in Need of Counselors for Foster Children and Young Adults

Working virtually became the norm during the COVID-19 pandemic, and many remote workers want to keep it that way. This has created a challenge for businesses and organizations in need of in-person staff as...

2021 State of Orange County: Five Things You Need to Know

Although the past 12 months have been challenging for families and businesses, Orange County’s future remains bright. That is the message Mayor Jerry L. Demings delivered during his 2021 State of the County address. In his speech, the Mayor highlighted the challenges Orange County faced during the global pandemic but also focused on looking...