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Please note that the COVID-19 Snapshot is only updated on weekdays.

Stay Informed

Visit the Coronavirus Updates webpage on the Orange County Government Newsroom to watch and read summaries of our most recent news conferences.

To get notified of the latest important articles and press events, download the OCFL News App from the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store.

County Services & Facilities

Animal Services

Visit the Orange County Animal Services webpage for detailed information.

Development Services, Building Permits, Zoning Permits

Visit our Development Services web page for detailed information on service changes.

Libraries

Visit OCLS.info for information on the Orange County Library System.

Other Libraries

Orange County Government Employee COVID-19 Resources

Visit our Orange County Government Employee COVID-19 Resources webpage for detailed employee information for Orange County Government employees only.

Other County Facilities

Community Action Division

Community Action Centers have cancelled all senior programming until further notice.

Property Appraiser

Orange County Property Appraiser’s downtown office lobby is closed to visitors, and staff is working remotely. Field Appraisers are permitted to visit residential properties but are not engaging with taxpayers and are equipped with virus mitigation and sanitizing supplies. The customer service phone line (407-836-5044) and website (www.ocpafl.org) with a chat feature are available Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Tax Collector’s Office

The Tax Collector’s Office is open to the public by appointment only. Visit octaxcol.com to schedule an appointment. Please review the screening questions at octaxcol.com/covid19.

Online services: Many services, including driver license renewals, vehicle registration renewals, property and business tax payments, title transactions, and disabled parking permit applications may be completed online, by email or by mail. Visit octaxcol.com/covid19 to learn more.

Clerk of Courts and Courthouse

The Orange County Clerk’s Office has expanded limited access to more Clerk services. In order to limit capacity in lobbies, appointments can now be scheduled for the following services and locations:

  • Marriage License & Ceremonies – Downtown Courthouse, Winter Park, Apopka, Ocoee
  • Passport Applications – Downtown Courthouse, Winter Park, Apopka, Ocoee
  • Self Help Center Virtual Attorney Appointments – Downtown Courthouse

For more information or to make payments, view and order court records, file cases, order packets and forms, and make appointments at our website at www.myorangeclerk.com.

Ninth Circuit Court of Florida has suspended jury trials & summons. For information on closures and procedural changes affecting courts in Orange and Osceola counties, visit the Ninth Circuit Court COVID-19 website.

Parks and Senior Centers

All Orange County parks and facilities will be closed December 24-25 for the holiday.

Open: pavilion rentals for groups of less than 50 people, splash pads (limited capacity), hockey rink, volleyball courts, playgrounds (limited capacity), field rentals for adult athletics, 11 public boat ramps and kayak/canoe launches.

Online camping reservations for Kelly, Magnolia, Moss and Trimble Parks are open for individual and group camping (limited capacity); reservations are not accepted over the phone or by email. Clarcona Horse Park’s camp sites are available in-person only, on a first-come, first-served basis.

All County-run youth, adult and senior programs and gatherings remain suspended; all room rentals remain suspended; and all fitness centers, gyms, game rooms, basketball courts, Kelly Park’s Rock Springs swim/tubing area and the Fort Gatlin Pool remain closed until further notice.

If you plan to visit a park or trail, please observe the Centers for Disease Control's (CDC) recommendations:

  • Follow CDC’s guidance on personal hygiene prior to heading to trails — wash hands, carry hand sanitizer, do not use trails if you have symptoms, cover your mouth and nose when coughing or sneezing, etc.
  • Observe at all times CDC’s minimum recommended social distancing of six feet from other people. Practice it and know what it looks like. Keep it as you walk, bike or hike.
  • Warn other trail users of your presence and as you pass to allow proper distance and step off trails to allow others to pass, keeping minimum recommended distances at all times. Signal your presence with your voice, bell or horn.
  • Note that trail and park users may find public restrooms closed — be prepared before you leave and time outings so that you are not dependent on public restrooms.
  • Bring water or drinks — public drinking fountains may be disabled and should not be used, even if operable.
  • Bring a suitable trash bag. Leave no trash — take everything out to protect park workers.

Schools

Orange County Public Schools is open Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Schools will be closed for the holiday break beginning December 18 through January 4 and district offices between December 24 through January 1.

For information regarding second semester learning model options, COVID-19 updates, and curbside meal distributions please go to www.ocps.net.

Utilities

Orange County Utilities

The Orange County Utilities Administration Building Customer Lobby is closed due to COVID-19. For payment information, visit ocfl.net/WaysToPay.

If you have fallen behind on payments and need help bringing your account current, please call Orange County Utilities at 407-836-5515, Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.