First Case of COVID-19 Reported in Orange County

Orange County Issues Disaster Declaration and Emergency Order

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Orange County Judge John Gothia has issued a disaster declaration for Orange County effective immediately for the next 30 days..

Provisions within the declaration:

  • Any event sponsored by Orange County will cease
  • No gatherings of events of greater than 50 people
  • Limit visitation in nursing homes and senior centers
  • 24 Hour curfew in place for those under 18, not in school, and not accompanied by parent or guardian, or not arriving at or leaving from place of employment
  • punishment for price gouging for a variety of goods

Grocery stores and restaurants are left up to decide how to operate.

You can read the full disaster declaration here and the full emergency order here.