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Orange County issues Disaster Declaration & recommends Voluntary Evacuation

 

Last updated 8/27/2020 at 10:32am

Orange County Emergency Management

Press Release #1

August 24, 2020

- Orange County Judge John Gothia issued a Disaster Declaration for Orange County today. (see attached)

- County and City Officials are recommending a voluntary evacuation for all of Orange County and all of its Municipalities due to the uncertainty of

Hurricane Marco and Hurricane Laura's path.

- At this time Officials are issuing a mandatory evacuation FOR nursing homes ONLY.

- There is NOT a mandatory evacuation for Orange County Citizens at this time.

- Judge Gothia has directed the Orange County Courthouse and Non-Emergency Offices will close on Tuesday, August 24th , 2020.

- Emergency response office will remain open.

 

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