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Only Rain in the Drain: Volunteers Help Communicate Essential Information to Residents

Have you ever noticed fellow Orange County residents on the side of the road near a storm drain inlet? Most likely they were volunteering...

A Sustainable Idea that Truly Holds Water: Orange County Public Works’ Successful Stormwater Harvesting Project

When Orange County was asked to take part in a stormwater harvesting demonstration project, it readily agreed.  Stormwater harvesting involves collecting, storing and treating...

Take a Page from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.: MLK Initiative Book Club Fosters a Love for Reading

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. understood that a great education was the foundation of an ethically and morally sound society as education expands one’s...

Orange County’s Citizens Safety Task Force Working Hard on Solutions Despite Pandemic

After seven shootings involving children under the age of 17 in the fall of 2020, Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings created a Citizens...

Center to Community Gardens: Feeding the Region

The Orange County Convention Center (OCCC), in partnership with Centerplate and Urban Smart Farms, continues to support the region through the donation of fresh herbs and produce...

Frequently Asked Questions Regarding COVID-19 Vaccinations in Orange County

Since December 29, 2020, the Florida Department of Health in Orange County began vaccinating individuals at the Orange County Convention Center. Residents can stay...

Doubling Last Year’s Donations: Orange County Mayor’s Toy Drive

The community came together for the Orange County Mayor’s Toy Drive, showcasing their kindness and generosity. More than 10,000 toys were collected for families...

Department of Health in Orange County Receives First Shipment of the COVID-19 Vaccine

Orange County, Fla. – The Florida Department of Health in Orange County (DOH-Orange) received its first shipment of 16,000 doses of the Moderna COVID-19...

Want to Visit a Loved One at a Long-Term Care Facility? Here are the Latest Recommendations.

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, nursing homes and assisted living facilities have largely banned families and caregivers from visiting their loved ones. In an...