Press Releases

Orange County Animal Services Overwhelmed, Caring for Nearly 300 Pets

Shelter Asks for Community Help Finding Adopters, Foster Parents Orange County, Fla. – Orange County Animal Services (OCAS) is currently caring for 175 dogs and 124 cats, a total of 299 pets. OCAS serves as the county’s only open admission pet shelter, which means no animal in need is ever turned away.  As a result,...

Statement from Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings | May 3, 2021

In review of the governor’s executive orders, I am not surprised. He first indicated that the order would not take effect until July 1, 2021, and then quickly changed it to be “effective immediately.” He then offered new language that invalidates a local government’s ability to take action during a public health emergency. Orange...

Community Action Network Celebrates 57 Years of Collaboration and Service in Orange County

Orange County, Fla. – The Community Action Network was established in 1964 to help American families and communities overcome obstacles to poverty. Over 1000 agencies across the country are working every day to create opportunities and transform the lives of their neighbors making communities stronger and helping families across the US thrive. This year,...

Orange County Extends Testing and Expands Free COVID-19 Vaccinations

TESTING: With the Orange County positivity rate at 7.9% for the 14-day average, it is critical for the public to have access to FREE COVID-19 testing. Orange County Government’s Health Services will continue to offer FREE drive-thru COVID- 19 testing at Barnett Park through May 30, 2021, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. –...