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.

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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 and informed. In order to do this, County employees are being dispatched to other departments to assist with certain emergency functions.

“When activated during an emergency, Orange County has different emergency support functions that work together,” said Jon Weiss, P.E., director, Orange County Planning, Environmental and Development Services Department. “Much of the work pertains to crisis assistance hotline and health services support with Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) disbursement, but early on in this pandemic, there were significant efforts to find ways to keep our businesses running with the looming closure of County buildings.”

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...

Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings visits a Head Start classroom in Orange County.

‘Head Start’ Celebrates 55 Years of Learning

For more than five decades, the National Head Start Program has helped turn the graduation cap tassels of more than 37 million low-income children...

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...

Community & Services

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 and informed. In order to do this, County employees are...

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 thousands of businesses and  other organizations across the region. So...

Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings visits a Head Start classroom in Orange County.

‘Head Start’ Celebrates 55 Years of Learning

For more than five decades, the National Head Start Program has helped turn the graduation cap tassels of more than 37 million low-income children across the United States, instilling in each of them a solid foundation of how to thrive, grow and learn.

On Monday, May 18, 2020, Head Start celebrates its 55th anniversary, while...

Public Health & Safety

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...

Governor Desantis at the podium

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?

Telehealth Tips for COVID-19

As we continue to battle COVID-19, many Central Floridians may be considering where to go for care if they develop potential symptoms. One important – yet often overlooked – resource is telehealth, which enables people to connect 24/7 with a health care provider via a digital device and avoid exposure risks associated with in-person...

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...