Community & Services

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Orange County’s Health Services Provides Life Saving Equipment To Keep Assisted Living and Long-Term Care Facilities Covered

As the COVID-19 pandemic threatened the safety of her elderly patients, Claudia Lora, owner of Oasis at Pepper Mill Adult Family Care Home in Orlando, realized she needed help providing the proper personal protective equipment (PPE) for her residents. Supplies of face masks and other PPE items were scarce. Fortunately, thanks to the Orange County […]

Orange County Government: An Innovative Inclusive Workplace That Promotes Female Leadership

By Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings During the month of March, communities across the nation will observe “Women’s History Month,” which is a celebration...

Top 5 Things You Need to Know about Orange County’s District 1

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

Emergency Rental Assistance Program | Frequently Asked Questions

The Emergency Rental Assistance program is an income-based program aimed at helping Orange County’s most vulnerable tenants who are in imminent danger of eviction...

6th Annual Sculpture on the Lawn Exhibition Opens on March 2 Sponsored by Orange County Arts & Cultural Affairs

Orange County Arts & Cultural Affairs is celebrating the installation of four new large-scale sculptures for its 6th annual Sculpture on the Lawn exhibition. The exhibit,...

Historic Tildenville Balances Old-School Charm with Urban Growth

The neighborhood of Tildenville, nestled between Winter Garden and Oakland, was born from one man’s ambitions and built by early settlers and migrants working...

Top 5 Things You Need to Know about Orange County’s District 6

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

Orange County’s Housing for All Initiative Continues Providing Affordable: Options for Residents despite COVID-19 Challenges

With COVID-19 taking center stage, the priority of Orange County Government has been to keep residents safe and support businesses as the economy slowly...

Contents of Time Capsule Reveal Life in Orange County in 1995

A quarter of a century ago, 8-year-old Chickasaw Elementary student Ashely Van Wagoner predicted that in 2020, Orange County residents would be “driving to...

Spotlight: Black History Month Local Photo Exhibit Spotlights the Emotional Aftermath of Racism and Prejudice

A series of haunting portraits and meaningful quotations is currently on temporary exhibit at the Holocaust Memorial Resource & Education Center of Florida. The exhibit,...