Public Health & Safety

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Orange County Fire Rescue Assistant Chief Named Chair of National Training Publication Committee

Orange County, FL – Orange County Fire Rescue Assistant Chief Brian Morrow has been named Chair for the International Fire Service Training Association (IFSTA) Strategy and Tactics textbook committee. In this role, Chief Morrow will have an important leadership role in crafting the textbooks used to teach firefighters around the world.

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United Way is at the Heart of Orange County Government

Mayor Teresa Jacobs recently joined Orange County Government employees for the 2014 Heart of Florida United Way Campaign’s Victory Celebration luncheon at the Orange...

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Orange County’s Community Health Fair Provides Wellness Screenings and Family Fun

Orange County citizens were offered free health screenings and beneficial wellness and safety information at the second annual Community Health Fair held recently at...

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Minnesota Officials Tour Belvin Perry, Jr. Central Receiving Center

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs recently hosted Minnesota Senator Barb Goodwin and Hennepin County 4th Judicial District Judge Jay Quam for a learning and...

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Youth Mental Health Commission Implementation Work Begins

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs’ Youth Mental Health Commission Implementation Team met on Monday to begin the work of accomplishing the goals set by...

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Mayor Teresa Jacobs Recognized as Advocate for Children’s Mental Health

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs was honored recently by the Federation of Families of Central Florida with the inaugural “Champion of Children's Mental Health”...

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Health Screenings and Wellness at Center of Mayor’s Health Summit

In an effort to promote healthy living in Orange County, Mayor Teresa Jacobs recently held the 2014 Mayor’s Health Summit, which offered citizens free...

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Orange County Advises Proactive Measures to Combat Mosquito-Borne Chikungunya Virus

As the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus continues to spread, the Orange County Health Services Department’s Mosquito Control Division is urging people to protect themselves from...

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Orange County Welcomes Florida Defense Support Task Force

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs recently spoke at a reception for the Florida Defense Alliance (FDA) and the Florida Defense Support Task Force (FDSTF),...

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Mayor Jacobs Convenes Orange County Prescription Drug Abuse Summit

Mayor Jacobs recently convened the first Orange County Prescription Drug Abuse Summit, which focused on Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome and was created following Florida Attorney...

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