Press Releases

Orange County Health Services to Provide Free COVID-19 Testing Barnett Park September 23-26, 2020

WHAT: Orange County Health Services will offer free COVID- 19 testing at Barnett Park from Wednesday, September 23 through Friday, September 25, 2020 from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The team will also be at Barnett Park on September 26 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. during the 17th Annual Caribbean Health Summit. You do not need to be an Orange County resident to be tested, including those 12 years and older with a parent or guardian present. Appointment are preferred directly at ocfl.net/BarnettPark.

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Mayor Jerry L. Demings to Provide Census Update and Encourage Participation Through Convenient Kiosks

WHAT: The September 30 deadline to complete the 2020 Census is approaching. With more than half of the municipalities in the County below a 70 percent self-response rate, Orange County is working on a final push to boost response rates. Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings will promote community participation in the survey, as well as showcase the new safe and secure Census kiosks located at all seven Orange County Community Centers. The kiosks will assist residents who may not be comfortable using a computer, or do not have ready access to the internet.

East Orange Community Center 12050 E. Colonial Drive Orlando, FL 32826 407-254-9610
Hal P. Marston Community Center 3933 W. D. Judge Drive, Suite B Orlando, FL 32808 407-836-8450
Holden Heights Community Center 1201 20th St. Orlando, FL 32805 407-836-6777
John Bridges Community Center 445 W. 13th St. Apopka, FL 32703 407-254-9449
Maxey Community Center 830 Klondike St. Winter Garden, FL 34787 407-254-1970
Pine Hills Community Center 6408 Jennings Road Orlando, FL 32818 407-254-9100 or 407-254-9107
Taft Community Center 9450 S. Orange Avenue Orlando, FL 32824 407-254-1950

PBS American Portrait Virtual Screening – A Celebration of Hispanic Heritage

A celebration of Hispanic Heritage in Central Florida
September 15, 2020 at 6:30 p.m.

Orange County, Fla. – Orange County Government is pleased to join the Hispanic Heritage Committee of Greater Orange County (“Hispanic Heritage Committee”) and WUCF TV for a special celebration of Hispanic Heritage in Orange County!