Equality Florida's fundraising efforts for the victims' families and survivors of the Pulse nightclub shooting have raised over $8 million, the vast majority from a GoFundMe campaign that has drawn nearly 120,000 contributors from across the world; as well as pledges from corporate sponsors and grassroots fundraising efforts locally and globally.
Orange County Public Works will distribute sandbags on August 31, 2016 beginning at 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. at its eight (8) Maintenance Units throughout Orange County. Citizens may pick up a maximum of 10 sandbags.
The Orange County Utilities Solid Waste Division has increased the frequency of hydrogen sulfide monitoring near the Orange County Landfill, 5901 Young Pine Road, Orlando, located in east Orange County off Young Pine Road between SR 417 and Innovation Way.
July 13, 2016 – The Florida Department of Health has selected Orange County Fire Rescue Firefighter/EMT Ryan Allen as the 2016 Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) of the Year.
City of Orlando, Orange County Government Partnering with Heart of Florida United Way to Manage Orlando United Assistance Center
July 11, 2016 – ORLANDO, FL - The City of Orlando and Orange County Government are partnering with Heart of Florida United Way to manage the Orlando United Assistance Center to provide long-term assistance to those affected by the Pulse tragedy.
What: Transfer of the 49 White “Pulse” Tribute Crosses from the Orlando Health campus to Orange County’s History Center.
Orange County, FL – Orange County has completed the UCF/Alafaya Trail Pedestrian Safety Study along segments of Alafaya Trail, University Boulevard and McCulloch Road. The study area is approximately 4.6 miles. The purpose of the study was to identify pedestrian and bicycle crossing needs and develop safety enhancements, creating viable opportunities for pedestrian/bicycle movement...
The Orange County Utilities Solid Waste Division reminds unincorporated Orange County residential customers that, as part of the new Automated Curbside Collection Program that started Jan. 1, garbage, recycling and yard waste will be collected on Independence Day, Monday, July 4.
The Orange County Medical Examiner's (ME) Office has been contacted by media organizations and concerned citizens from around the world after erroneous on-line reports suggested that the family of an unnamed victim from the Pulse tragedy refused to come forward, or delayed coming forward to bury their loved one.