Media Releases

Mica Hearing Targets Heroin Epidemic

Washington, D.C. – Congressman John L. Mica (FL-07) is conducting a National Oversight Committee Hearing on Tuesday regarding the heroin epidemic sweeping the nation and Central Florida.

Orange County Releases New Report on County’s Homelessness Investments and Programs

Orange County, FL – Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs, along with Rulon Munns, chair of the Orange County Committee on Homelessness of the Central Florida Commission on Homelessness (CFCH), and in partnership with former executive director of the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness Barbara Poppe, released the findings of a new report today.

Orange County Presents Free Wellness Fairs

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs is partnering with Orange County Commissioners to present various free wellness fairs within the next few months throughout the County. Each wellness fair will provide CPR and healthy cooking demonstrations, health and fitness screenings, vendors, giveaways, as well as other tips and demonstrations regarding health and wellness.

Orange County Urges Proactive Measures to Combat Mosquito-Borne Zika Virus

According to the Florida Department of Health, as of February 4, 12 cases of the Zika virus have been reported in the state of Florida, all considered to be travel-related. With the announcement of these cases, the Orange County Health Services Department’s Mosquito Control Division is taking proactive measures to reduce the threat of...

Woodell Selected to Receive National Institute of Governmental Purchasing Award

Carrie Woodell, Orange County administrator of procurement, recently received the Inspiration Award from the Central Florida Chapter of National Institute of Governmental Purchasing (CFC-NIGP). The NIGP was established in 1944, and is a nonprofit organization made up of procurement professionals. The CFC-NIGP has more than 200 members.