Key Takeaways: Orange County News Conference 7/13/20
COVID-19 NUMBERS Orange County has reported 18,937 cases, which is an increase of 936 cases over yesterday. As of today, 83 individuals have died because of the coronavirus.
On Sunday, we had a record-breaking 1371 new cases reported. Over 185,000 individuals have been tested, and our overall positivity rate has now increased to 10.2%.
Orange County Government continues to have a mask/facial covering Executive Order in place and encourages all individuals to follow the CDC guidelines for social distancing and
ECONOMIC RECOVERY TASK FORCEThe Business Compliance and Consumer Confidence Working Group will convene to discuss solutions to help slow the spread of COVID-19 and get more businesses to comply with the facial covering Executive Order.
The virtual meeting will take place July 14, 2020 from 3:30pm to 4:30pm. It will be broadcast live on Orange TV. Go to www.ocfl.net/OrangeTV to view the meeting.
SELF SERVE SANDBAGS & PPE To prepare for the peak of hurricane season, Orange County Government is hosting a free self-serve sandbag program for residents at five Orange County Park locations starting July 16 through July 30, 2020. The program is free and open to all Orange County residents.
Households will receive free PPE at each location. Complete details are available, www.ocfl.net/storm.
MARTIN LUTHER KING INITIATIVE “Candid Conversations with Our Community,” The Generation Z Edition The Generation Z community is the focus of a virtual town hall meeting to discuss solutions and alternatives to the civil unrest that many communities are currently experiencing. Youth leaders within the community will host the meeting. This is a call to action is for teens and young adults to voice concerns on race relations, diversity and inclusion.
July 15, 2020 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. To view the meeting, visit www.ocfl.net/CandidConversations
LYNX – FREE MASKS LYNX workers are distributing free masks at select transfer locations throughout the region. On Tuesday at 6:00 a.m. the team will be in Apopka.
You can also visit the LYNX customer service window to pick up a free mask. For more information, visit www.GoLynx.com/CoronaVirusInfo.
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