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Posted on: July 27, 2020

Orange County to host presentation on voting safely in the November 2020 election.

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The Orange County Department on Aging and the Project EngAGE Policy and Advocacy Senior Resource Team invite the public to attend a virtual presentation, Voting Safely in the 2020 Election.

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Posted on: June 10, 2020

Department on Aging announces new date for the 2020 Direct Care Worker Awards

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Since 2015, Orange County Department on Aging and the community group, Senior Health Advocacy and Resource Partners of Orange County (SHARP) have hosted an annual SHARP Direct Care Worker Awards. This event is in honor of Direct Care Workers (nur...

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Posted on: August 1, 2018

County Government Academy

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Orange County residents interested in learning more about their county government can sign up for the Orange County Government Academy, an intensive course that meets every two weeks from February through June..

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Website Personalization Now Available!

By clicking “Log In” on the MyAccount bar at the top of the screen, users may create a login for the site or use their Facebook profile to access MyAccount. Once logged in, visitors can choose the modules, features and keywords that th...

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Posted on: July 13, 2020

Chapel Hill/Orange County Visitors Bureau Offers Residents 35 Ways to Explore the Region

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Like it or not, staycations are positioned to be the biggest “travel” trend of summer/fall 2020. Tighter budgets and lingering health concerns are forcing people everywhere to scrap their standard vacation plans.

While a staycation migh...

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Posted on: August 12, 2020

COVID-19 Economic Impact Assessment Survey

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Orange County has partnered with nearly 150 community stakeholders and the Towns of Chapel Hill, Carrboro and Hillsborough to begin planning for a post-COVID 19 recovery. One of the most important aspects of this planning work is determining how the count...

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Posted on: August 6, 2020

Statement from Orange County Health Director Quintana Stewart on the Opening of UNC

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kristin Prelipp, Communications Manager and Public Information Officerkprelipp@orangecountync.gov or (919) 245-2462

Statement from Orange County Health Director Quintana Stewart concerning the reopening of the UNC campus for ...

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Posted on: August 4, 2020

Human Relations Commission events examine voter suppression

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This year is the 150th Anniversary of the 15th Amendment and the 55th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, yet the struggle for the ballot continues for African Americans.  The Human Relations Commission is sponsoring a series of events ...

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Posted on: July 27, 2020

Orange County announces #MaskUpOCNC Campaign

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Orange County is excited to announce the #MaskUpOCNC public health campaign.

The artist-designed poster series and corresponding social media campaign will encourage residents to “mask up” in compliance with state and county mandates.

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Posted on: July 27, 2020

Orange County to host presentation on voting safely in the November 2020 election.

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The Orange County Department on Aging and the Project EngAGE Policy and Advocacy Senior Resource Team invite the public to attend a virtual presentation, Voting Safely in the 2020 Election.

Make sure you make your voice heard and your vote count in the 202...

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Posted on: July 16, 2020

Orange County modifies emergency declaration

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Orange County has modified its emergency declaration to adopt the state’s prohibitions on outdoor gatherings as outlined in Executive Order No. 141 issued by Governor Roy Cooper.

Under the terms of EO 141, "Mass Gathering" means an even...

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Posted on: July 9, 2020

Orange County issues new standards for food-service establishments to go into effect Friday, July 10

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With COVID-19 cases rising in Orange County, the county amended its emergency declaration to provide new standards for the onsite consumption of food and beverages at restaurants, private clubs and other food-service establishments.

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Posted on: June 12, 2020

As Contact Tracing is Expanded in Orange County, Community Members are Asked to Answer Their Calls

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HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. June 12, 2020 – Simply put, contact tracers are disease detectives. Contact tracing is the identification and monitoring of all persons who might have been exposed to a person diagnosed with COVID-19.

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Posted on: June 10, 2020

Orange County Extends Emergency Declaration, Mandates Face Coverings

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Orange County has extended its COVID-19-related state of emergency through Aug. 31 and has mandated the use of face coverings in many situations.

The face covering requirement, which goes into effect at 5 p.m. Friday, June 12, applies to:

  • All customers, emp...
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Posted on: June 10, 2020

Department on Aging announces new date for the 2020 Direct Care Worker Awards

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Since 2015, Orange County Department on Aging and the community group, Senior Health Advocacy and Resource Partners of Orange County (SHARP) have hosted an annual SHARP Direct Care Worker Awards. This event is in honor of Direct Care Workers (nur...

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Posted on: August 10, 2020

Food Distribution Events

Orange County DSS will be hosting two food distributions for residents on August 13th at Cedar Ridge High School and 27th at Carrboro High School from 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM. Limits of 2 households per vehicle will be implemented.

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Posted on: July 24, 2020

DSS Emergency Food Assistance Program

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  • Eligible recipients must be receiving FNS/SNAP benefits or meet income guidelines.
  • Due to limited supplies and to ensure social distancing, appointments will be required. Appointment slots will be issued on the day prior to distribution only, on a first-ca...
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Posted on: May 27, 2020

ANIMAL SERVICES LAUNCHES PET FOOD ASSISTANCE PROGRAM DURING COVID-19

ORANGE COUNTY, NC (May 14, 2020) – Orange County Animal Services (OCAS) is proud to announce their new Pet Food Assistance Program. This program was created to assist Orange County residents who have lost income and are in need of pet food durin...

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

DSS food drive to benefit families impacted by COVID-19

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Orange County DSS is collecting non-perishable food items at both locations to support those in the community impacted by COVID-19. Need has increased with kids being out of school and families losing income as businesses close or reduce hours.

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