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Posted on: April 13, 2021

Orange County to host Implicit Bias Event

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The Orange County Department on Aging and the Project EngAGE Mental Wellness Senior Resource Team invite the public to attend a virtual presentation, Understanding and Moving Beyond Implicit Bias on April 27.

Join us for an informative and authentic presen...

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) extended through May 6

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VITA is an Orange County Volunteer Connect 55+ (VC 55+) volunteer program that provides FREE Federal and NC state income tax preparation to eligible individuals with low-to-moderate income, regardless of age or county of residence. The IRS and NC Departme...

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Posted on: December 11, 2020

Orange County Plans for Phased, Equitable Distribution of COVID-19 Vaccine

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When a COVID vaccine is available for the general public, the Orange County Health Department has a plan to ensure the vaccine is distributed equitably and efficiently to county residents.

To help determine who should get the vaccine first, the North Carol...

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

Economic Development provides almost $1M in assistance to small businesses, farmers during pandemic

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Orange County Economic Development awarded 188 grants totaling almost $1 million to local businesses and farmers from various financial assistance programs during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Several county agencies and staff collaborated in this year-long effor...

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Posted on: April 16, 2021

Orange County Health Department administers 10,000th first dose of COVID vaccine

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The Orange County Health Department marked a milestone in its fight with COVID-19 on Thursday when it administered its 10,000th first dose of a COVID vaccine.“This is a big day for the Orange County Health Department,” said Health Dire...

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Posted on: April 13, 2021

Orange County to host Implicit Bias Event

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The Orange County Department on Aging and the Project EngAGE Mental Wellness Senior Resource Team invite the public to attend a virtual presentation, Understanding and Moving Beyond Implicit Bias on April 27.

Join us for an informative and authentic presen...

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Posted on: April 12, 2021

Orange County helping sponsor events on surviving sexual assault and helping with reentry

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North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper has declared April as Second Chance Month to recognize the hurdles many formerly incarcerated people face as they reacclimate to society.

Several virtual events are being held this month to bring greater awareness to the issu...

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Posted on: March 26, 2021

All adults in North Carolina now eligible to receive COVID vaccine

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As of Wednesday, April 7, all adults 16 and over in North Carolina are eligible to receive a COVID vaccine. To register with OCHD complete the Vaccine Interest Form (VIF) at https://redcap.link/OCHDvax or call ...

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Posted on: April 12, 2021

Animal Services receives grant from Petco Love to fund kitten foster program

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Orange County Animal Services (OCAS) is proud to announce that they have received a grant from Petco Love to fund their kitten foster program.

The grant amount received from Petco Love is $25,000. This grant will be used to provide needed medications, vac...

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) extended through May 6

Accountant preparing income taxes using the computer.

VITA is an Orange County Volunteer Connect 55+ (VC 55+) volunteer program that provides FREE Federal and NC state income tax preparation to eligible individuals with low-to-moderate income, regardless of age or county of residence. The IRS and NC Departme...

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Posted on: April 15, 2021

State advises providers to follow federal pause on use of Johnson & Johnson during review

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The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) sent a message to health care providers around the state advising that they follow the federal recommendation to pause use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine while the Centers ...

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

Tax Office has completed the 2021 Revaluation

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Property Value Notices have been mailed and should be received by March 31, 2021, and reflect the value of your property as of Jan. 1, 2021. If you have not received your Revaluation Notice by the 31st, contact our office for a duplicate copy.A revaluatio...

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

Economic Development provides almost $1M in assistance to small businesses, farmers during pandemic

Orange County Business Directory Page

Orange County Economic Development awarded 188 grants totaling almost $1 million to local businesses and farmers from various financial assistance programs during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Several county agencies and staff collaborated in this year-long effor...

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Posted on: March 24, 2021

While COVID-19 Restrictions are Easing, Mask Mandate and Other Safety Protocols Remain in Effect

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Governor Roy Cooper announced lifting some restrictions put in place due to the coronavirus pandemic, with Executive Order 204, which will take effect Friday, March 26 at 5 p.m. and is set to expire on April 30. 

Executive Order No. 204 has three ...

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Posted on: March 29, 2021

Orange County HOME Consortium seeking public input on draft Annual Action Plan

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The Orange County HOME Consortium is seeking public input on the draft Annual Action Plan for the FY 2021-22 HOME Program. Each year, Orange County receives funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) through the HOME Investment ...

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Posted on: March 17, 2021

BOCC names new Agriculture Center after longtime agent Bonnie B. Davis

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The Orange County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to name the new Orange County Environmental Agriculture Center after Bonnie B. Davis, a longtime extension agent in Orange County, during its March 16 business meeting.

Davis worked with the extens...

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Posted on: February 17, 2021

Orange County begins disengagement process with Cardinal Innovations as LME/MCO provider

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On February 16, 2021, the Board of Orange County Commissioners approved continuing the process of requesting a change to the organization that currently administers mental health, traumatic brain injury, substance use and intellectual/developmental disabi...

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Posted on: February 17, 2021

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On February 16, 2021, the Board of Orange County Commissioners approved continuing the process of requesting a change to the organization that currently administers mental health, traumatic brain injury, substance use and intellectual/developmental disabi...

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Posted on: February 17, 2021

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On February 16, 2021, the Board of Orange County Commissioners approved continuing the process of requesting a change to the organization that currently administers mental health, traumatic brain injury, substance use and intellectual/developmental disabi...

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Posted on: February 17, 2021

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On February 16, 2021, the Board of Orange County Commissioners approved continuing the process of requesting a change to the organization that currently administers mental health, traumatic brain injury, substance use and intellectual/developmental disabi...

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Posted on: February 17, 2021

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On February 16, 2021, the Board of Orange County Commissioners approved continuing the process of requesting a change to the organization that currently administers mental health, traumatic brain injury, substance use and intellectual/developmental disabi...

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Posted on: February 17, 2021

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On February 16, 2021, the Board of Orange County Commissioners approved continuing the process of requesting a change to the organization that currently administers mental health, traumatic brain injury, substance use and intellectual/developmental disabi...

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Posted on: March 29, 2021

Orange County HOME Consortium seeking public input on draft Annual Action Plan

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The Orange County HOME Consortium is seeking public input on the draft Annual Action Plan for the FY 2021-22 HOME Program. Each year, Orange County receives funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) through the HOME Investment ...

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Posted on: April 15, 2021

Earth Day 2021: Recycle Right - Spring Cleaning Webinar

Interested in recycling properly and minimizing waste during your spring cleaning this month in honor of Earth Day? OC's Education & Outreach Coordinator, Kyra Levau, will teach you about recycling guidelines, what happens to your recycling, and how t...

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