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Pink Engines Ignite Buzz: Orange County Fire Rescue Rolls Out Specialty Units in Honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The presence of a pink fire engine has become a traditional sighting across Central Florida for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Orlando Health’s parade of pink public safety vehicles has become so popular, that this year the hospital wrapped a total of 15 vehicles, including several local police department units. It marks the 4th year Orange County Fire Rescue Department has volunteered a unit for wrap, with costs covered by Orlando Health.

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Orange County Toughens Parking Standards and Enforcement Tools

Every year, The Orange County Sheriff’s Office receives hundreds of complaints regarding improperly parked vehicles. The issues range from cars left on the side...

Mayor Jerry L. Demings wearing a face mask.

Orange County Has ‘Got You Covered’ during COVID-19 Pandemic

By Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings

Wearing a mask during the COVID-19 pandemic is not a political statement or a personal opinion.  It is...

mother in a car adjusting a child seat with a baby in it.

Safely Seated: Orange County Fire Rescue Offers Free Car Seat Safety Checkpoints

It’s a proven fact car seats and boosters provide protection for infants and children. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, car seats...

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Orange County Convention Center Hosts Together Again Expo

The Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) welcomed its first trade show under modified operations on July 24, 2020. The Together Again Expo, hosted in...

Orange County Health Services Resumes Free COVID-19 Testing at Econ Soccer Complex This Week

Orange County Health Services Resumes Free COVID-19 Testing at Econ Soccer Complex This Week

WHAT: After temporarily closing the free COVID-19 testing at Econ Soccer Complex, ahead of the weather last week,...

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Orange County Distributing Free Sandbags to Get Residents Storm Ready

NOTE: Distribution has been extended to August 1, 2020.

In an effort to prepare for the peak of hurricane season, Orange County Government is hosting...

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Orange County Government’s Division of Building Safety Launches Economic Incentive to Reduce Permit Costs

In order to spur new construction activity and support efforts to assist our community with economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, Orange County Government’s...

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“What Goes Where” Tool Helps Orange County Residents Recycle the Right Stuff

Orange County Utilities has launched a new web resource called What Goes Where, designed to help residents in unincorporated Orange County with recycling, as...

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Orange County Convention Center Helps Enhance Sustainability Initiatives in Orange County

As a leader in environmental stewardship, the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) plays an important role in integrating sustainability into Orange County’s core strategy....