Media Releases

Orange County’s Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program Approved

Program will begin accepting applications Sept. 6 Orange County, FL – Mayor Jerry Demings and the Orange County Board of County Commissioners have formally paved the way for county-wide funding distribution of the Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP). The federally funded program will begin accepting applications from Orange County residents on September 6,...

Carrie Black Joins Orange County | Named Chief Sustainability and Resilience Officer

Orange County, Fla. — After a nationwide search, Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings is pleased to announce the hiring of Carrie Black as the new Chief Sustainability and Resilience Officer for Orange County Government. Black joins Orange County after a decade of experience in sustainability leadership, including directing efforts for Jacksonville University, Valencia College,...

Orange County Public Works Making Neighborhoods Safer

Department Converting Thousands of Yield Signs to Stop Signs Orange County, Fla. – The Orange County Public Works Traffic Engineering Division is in the process of converting more than 3,000 yield signs to stop signs to improve safety in neighborhoods throughout the County. The project launched following the adoption of a resolution from the Board...

Orange County Shares Back to School Pedestrian Safety Tips

Orange County, Fla. – As part of its ongoing effort to improve pedestrian safety, Orange County Public Works reminds drivers to be on the lookout this week for students walking to and from school. With most schools beginning the new school year this week, these tips will help drivers avoid crashes involving pedestrians and...

Orange County Adopts Vision Zero Strategy

Joins dozens of communities committed to pedestrian safety Orange County, Fla. –  The Orange County Board of County Commissioners voted Tuesday to adopt Vision Zero, a strategy to eliminate all traffic fatalities and severe injuries by focusing on designing safer roadways. Orange County Public Works Traffic Engineering Division Manager Humberto Castillero, P.E., PTOE, presented...

Coronavirus Updates

Latest news is displayed first. For resources and information on the Coronavirus, visit www.ocfl.net/Coronavirus. To watch any past news conference, visit the OrangeTV YouTube playlist. For the most up-to-date COVID-19 statistics for the state of Florida, visit the Florida Department of Health’s COVID-19 website. Additionally, residents are encouraged to continue practicing good hygiene, as...