As of Sunday, September 12, 2021, the Florida Department of Health is reporting that Orange County’s 14-day rolling positivity rate is 13.31 percent. Additional County statistics include:
Orange County Health Services Department continues to offer free drive-thru COVID-19 vaccines – Pfizer and Moderna – at Camping World Stadium. Vaccines are available for individuals 12 year old and up receiving their first or second dose only. Minors must have a legal guardian present during time of vaccination.
For more information or additional COVID-19 vaccine locations, please visit ocfl.net/VaccineSites.
As a reminder, the testing site at Econ Soccer Complex will now operate from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Testing sites at the former Clarcona Elementary School and Barnett Park will remain operational from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Testing will take place seven days a week at all site unless otherwise noted.
For additional COVID-19 testing locations, please visit ocfl.net/Testing.
The U.S. Supreme Court ended the CDC Eviction Moratorium on Thursday, August 26, 2021.
If the COVID-19 pandemic has caused your family to struggle with rent, or if you are facing eviction, you are not alone. If your household is behind on rent payments, Orange County’s Emergency Rental Assistance program may be able to help. Eligible residents can receive up to 12 months of past due rent, and up to one month of future rent, up to a total of $20,000. As of today, $8.5 million have been distributed to keep 1,508 families in their homes.
Residents can visit ocfl.net/RentalAssistance to review program details, required documents, frequently asked questions and to check if their address is eligible.
Orange County Government’s Utilities Department continues its participation in the National Wastewater Surveillance System. The program monitors wastewater from water reclamation facilities to analyze the concentration and spread of the coronavirus. Below is the latest information:
Current samples were included in beta testing for four additional mutations and two new variants of the Coronavirus. Based on that testing, the Lambda and Mu variants were not detected in any of our service areas.
Visit Orlando’s annual Magical Dining Month continues until Sunday, October 17, 2021. Guests can support some of Orange County’s best restaurants by purchasing a three-course, prix-fixe dinner for $37 per person. Additionally, through Visit Orlando, $1 from each meal served will benefit Pathlight HOME and IDignity, both of which help to combat homelessness in Central Florida.
Many restaurants will have open-air seating options, as well as takeout and delivery service. For more information or a list of participating restaurants, visit OrlandoMagicalDining.com.
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The Sensus Customer Portal is now available for all customers whose water meters have already been upgraded to the smart meter system. Meter upgrades for all customers are scheduled to be complete by July 4th. Please call 407-905-3159 if you have any...