Public Health & Safety

Mayor Jacobs hosts hurricane briefing

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs Hosts Hurricane Briefing for Legislative Delegation

On September 15, 2017, at the direction of Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs, the state and federal legislative delegation for Orange County received a briefing on recovery efforts from the County’s emergency response managers and directors. The meeting was held at the Orange County Administration Center. The agenda included updates about critical community services, debris removal […]

Mayor Jacobs signs emergency executive order

Orange County, Florida Emergency Executive Order No. 17-12 | 5 P.M., Sept. 14

Earlier this afternoon, Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs executed the Emergency Executive Order 17-12. This order contains life-saving directives regarding nursing homes and assisted...

Orange County Office Of Emergency Management 1:30 P.M. Sept. 14 Press Briefing Update

Orange County Office Of Emergency Management 1:30 P.M. Sept. 14 Press Briefing Update

According to the Medical Examiner’s Office, there are five deaths related to Hurricane Irma in Orange County. One was due to blunt force injuries...

Emergency personnel assessing damage

Hurricane Irma Major Disaster Declaration for Orange County

Statement from Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs “I am deeply gratified to announce that yesterday, Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017, we were notified that Orange...

Emergency management

Orange County Office Of Emergency Management Sept. 13 Press Briefing

Updates from Orange County’s Office of Emergency Management: Permitting Fees Waived Permit fees to repair damages caused by Hurricane Irma have been temporarily waived...

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Hurricane Irma Debris Removal Information

As Orange County continues recovery efforts after Hurricane Irma, it is important for residents to be informed on debris removal. CITIZEN DROP-OFF SITES Residents...

Emergency management assessing damage

Orange County Offers Help to Homeowners and Contractors in Securing Permits

Permit Fees for Storm-Damaged Properties Temporarily Waived Homeowners and contractors need to be vigilant about getting repairs made quickly and correctly to storm-damaged properties...

Mayor Jacobs with a generator and emergency personnel

Orange County Urges Residents to Take Precaution When Using Portable Generators

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs in partnership with Orange County Fire Rescue, held a briefing on generator safety in the wake of Hurricane Irma...

Mayor Jacobs at emergency management press briefing

Orange County Office Of Emergency Management 5 P.M. Sept. 12 Press Briefing

Updates from the Orange County Office of Emergency Management: Debris Drop-Off Sites for Orange County Residents On Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017 Orange County will...

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Urgent Generator Safety Tips

On behalf of Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs, please read this urgent safety message: As so many individuals are still without power, generator use...