County News

Cleaning the Drains: Orange County Public Works Preps for Hurricane Season

Orange County Public Works is currently inspecting the County’s primary and secondary drainage systems, which include canal systems, retention ponds and subdivision street inlet...

Fertilize Responsibly This Summer: Zero Nitrogen Equals Clean Water Bodies

While summer rains cool us down, they also wash fertilizer off our yards and fuel algae growth in our lakes, rivers and springs. We...

Splash into Summer: Water Safety Tips for Families

Did you know it only takes a few inches of water for a small child to drown? According to the Centers for Disease Control...

Orange County Corrections Chief to be Honored with National Award

Orange County Corrections Chief Louis A. Quiñones, Jr. will be honored as a Latino Leader at an awards ceremony in Miami during the Seventh...

A Community Crisis: Orange County Animal Services Faces Spike in Pet Surrenders

Orange County Animal Services (OCAS) is dealing with a high number of animal surrenders, primarily related to rising housing costs and other economic factors....

COVID-19 Vaccines Now Available for Children Ages 6 Months to 4 Years

COVID-19 vaccines for our youngest Orange County residents are now available for children ages 6 months to 4 years. On June 17, 2022, the...

Scam Alert: The Importance of Hiring Licensed Contractors

Unsuspecting consumers can be easy prey for unlicensed contractors, whose bids almost invariably come in lower than bids from licensed contractors. The strong appeal...

Orange County Receives National Honors for 2021 Initiatives

Orange County has been recognized with six 2022 Achievement Awards from the National Association of Counties (NACo). The awards honor innovative, effective county government...

Mayor Demings Delivers 2022 State of the County Address

On June 10, Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings welcomed citizens and community leaders to the 2022 State of the County address at the...