Public Health & Safety

Three OC employees working a booth at Health Summit

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 Cypress Grove Park.

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...

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...

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”...

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...

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...

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),...

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...

Orange County’s Chief Information Officer Assists Dominican Republic in Implementing New 911 System

Orange County Chief Information Officer Rafael Mena was recently honored by the Dominican Republic Ministry of the Presidency for his assistance in implementing the...

Orange County Accepts Sustainability Plan “Our Home for Life”

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and the Board of County Commissioners unanimously accepted the Orange County Sustainability Plan known as “Our Home for Life”...