Coronavirus Information

Effective March 27, 2020 the Orange County Administration Building and some other County facilities will be temporarily closed to the public in order to reduce the potential for spread of COVID-19. Residents will still be able to reach many County services online and via phone. For more information, dial 311 or chat with a representative online (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.).

For more details, visit www.ocfl.net/Coronavirus.

Featured Stories

A row of houses. The photo is used to illustrate the Housing FAQ website that Orange County Government is launching for residents.

Orange County Provides Critical COVID-19 Housing Information to Residents

Orange County’s Housing Division has teamed up with Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida to provide important information on eviction protections, tenant rights and housing assistance as it relates to the current COVID-19 pandemic. The legal professionals at Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida have provided answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) as a basic reference to Orange County residents.

To access the FAQs document, go to www.ocfl.net/HousingFAQs.

DIY: Make Your Own Facemask Out of Household Items

DIY: Make Your Own Facemask Out of Household Items

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) has become more readily available thanks to the efforts of manufacturers and private citizens who have stepped up to meet...

Orange County Parks & Recreation employees pictured at Barnett Park where they helped with the County’s Rental Assistance Line.

During COVID-19 Crisis, It’s All Hands on Deck for Orange County

With the coronavirus disrupting just about every aspect of our daily lives, Orange County Government has gone into overdrive to keep residents both safe...

Orange County Family Services Program Manager Ben Pacquin hands a free PPE kit to a local small business at a designed drive-through pick-up location.

We Got You Covered: Orange County Government Distributes Free PPE during COVID-19 Pandemic

As part of Orange County Government’s strategy to keep residents safe during the coronavirus pandemic, free personal protective equipment (PPE) was handed out to...

Community & Services

Orange County Provides Critical COVID-19 Housing Information to Residents

Orange County’s Housing Division has teamed up with Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida to provide important information on eviction protections, tenant rights and housing assistance as it relates to the current COVID-19 pandemic. The...

Orange County’s Alissa Barber Torres Inducted into the 2020 Florida Class of Fellows of the American Institute of Certified Planners

The highest honor the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) grants a member is election into the College of Fellows. Fellowship is bestowed to planners who have provided outstanding contributions to the profession for an...

DIY: Make Your Own Facemask Out of Household Items

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) has become more readily available thanks to the efforts of manufacturers and private citizens who have stepped up to meet demands during this COVID-19 pandemic. However, Orange County residents may find themselves short of a face mask or two as they prepare for the phased reopening of our community.

“The good...

Public Health & Safety

With COVID-19 Scams on the Rise, Here are Some Tips on How to Avoid Them

With COVID-19 Scams on the Rise, Here are Some Tips on How to Avoid Them

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect our daily lives, fraud schemes to get people’s personal information are on the rise.  The Federal watchdogs are offering tips on how to identify and avoid these...

Surgical facemasks and small spray hand sanitizers

Orange County Offering Personal Protective Equipment to Small Businesses to Assist in Economic Recovery

PPE for Small Biz in Orange County, an Orange County Government COVID-19 initiative through the Orange County Economic Recovery Task Force, will provide personal protective equipment (PPE) to small businesses in Orange County to assist in reopening or sustaining them – all at no cost.

During this distribution, one million face masks and 200,000 travel-size...

FAQs for Governor DeSantis’s “Phase 1: Safe. Smart. Step-by-Step” Executive Order, 20-112

GENERAL QUESTIONS

When did the Governor’s Executive Order take effect? How long does it last?

Business

Mayor Demings handing supplies to a person driving through a distribution site

Orange County Extends “Last Chance” Opportunity for Small Businesses to Receive Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Two Convenient Pick-Up Sites Available May 19 and May 20, 2020

PPE for Small Biz in Orange County, an Orange County Government COVID-19 initiative through...

Surgical facemasks and small spray hand sanitizers

Orange County Offering Personal Protective Equipment to Small Businesses to Assist in Economic Recovery

PPE for Small Biz in Orange County, an Orange County Government COVID-19 initiative through the Orange County Economic Recovery Task Force, will provide personal...

Mayor Demings Discusses Orange County Reopening

Mayor Demings Discusses Orange County Reopening

Today, Mayor Demings spoke with local media about the Governor’s “Safe. Smart. Step-by-Step Plan”.

“The Governor’s plan – known as Phase One – is a...