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A call to action: CDC, Department of Health urging parents to immunize infants for vaccine-preventable diseases
National Infant Immunization Week is a yearly observance highlighting the importance of protecting children two years and younger from vaccine-preventable diseases.
Clearing the air in Orange County
Air can have dust, pollen, salt from sea spray, volcanic ash, and smoke. Highly populated areas can have higher rates of air pollution, which can cause health problems. 
Plan for new Central Florida toll road would split Split Oak Forest, a treasured park
The subject of this struggle is a sweet slice of Central Florida’s landscape known as Split Oak Forest Wildlife and Environmental Area. It’s owned by you, the Florida taxpayer.
Happy #407Day Apopka!
This special campaign, inspired by the destination’s longtime area code, encourages residents to support their favorite restaurants, bars, shops, boutiques, services, and other locally owned businesses by sharing posts and photos on their social media channels using the hashtag #407Day.
Girl Power: Apopka Historical Society honors the women that lead the community
The Apopka Historical Society closed out Women's History Month last week with a tribute to female leaders in Orange County and Apopka. The event, entitled: "Girl Power: Promoting Hope"
Orange County honoring Vietnam Veterans this Friday
Vietnam Era Veterans who served from November 1, 1955, through May 15, 1975, regardless of location will be eligible to receive the 50th Commemoration of Vietnam Veterans Pin and Presidential Proclamation. 

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Orange County Board of County Commissioners approves final redistricting plan
It was a historic vote that comes once a decade. The Orange County Board of County Commissioners approved the revised boundaries of Orange County’s six County Commission Districts. The goal …
Orange County Clerk hosts Operation Green Light in April
In 1958, Operation Greenlight was a top-secret CIA program that saw the insertion of nuclear devices within every major European city as an ultimate endgame to a Soviet invasion of Europe. The …
Moore qualifies for County Commission reelection bid with over 1,600 petition signatures
Orange County Commissioner Christine Moore is the first 2022 county commission candidate submitting 1600 signed petitions into the Supervisor of Elections. Filing to run for office via the petition …
Dr. Raul Pino, Orange County Health Director, returns from administrative leave
Dr. Raul Pino, the Director of the Florida Department of Health in Orange County, has been reinstated from administrative leave by the Florida Department of Health.
Thompson Road cleanup in Apopka a huge success
On March 5th and 6th, students from Apopka High School’s Student Government Association, Apopka High School teachers Mr.  Wagner and Mr. Peters, nearby residents, and members of the Apopka 7th-Day Adventist Church pitched in to do everything from trim trees to paint fences.
Ready to travel? Clerk's office in Apopka making it easier to get a passport
Because of the pandemic, passport processing times can take up to 11 weeks, so applying for one now will ensure customers get their passports in time for summer.
Wekiva High hosting Orange County transportation initiative open house
Orange County residents and those who travel regularly in Orange County are encouraged to participate in the transportation open house and take the transportation survey.
Orange County launches transportation initiative online and in-person
Orange County residents and those who travel regularly in Orange County are encouraged to participate in the transportation open houses and take the transportation survey.
Over 1,200 vote-by-mail ballots already returned in Apopka elections
Apopka's 2022 Election Day may be March 8th, but hundreds of ballots have already been received by the Orange County Supervisor of Elections Office.
City, Chamber call community meeting for "potential annexation of South Apopka"
A surprising notice appeared in the Orlando Sentinel's Sunday classified section: "Legal Advertisement; City of Apopka; Public Notice of Community Meeting; One Apopka Outreach & Discovery for South Apopka..."
Orange County Commission approves new rules for fertilizer use
The Orange County Board of County Commissioners unanimously voted to update its Fertilizer Management Ordinance to further prevent nitrogen and phosphorus nutrient pollution from entering County water bodies.
Breaking News: Orange County Firefighters Association endorses Becker
The Apopka Voice has learned that Commissioner Kyle Becker has received the endorsement of the Orange County Firefighters Association.
Opinion: Mayoral debate makes it clear where South Apopka stands
No matter the outcome of the election, the Apopka City Council is going to look different, and the opinions on this subject may change based on who wins or loses. South Apopka, however, will look very much like it has for years.
Orange County Rental Assistance Program a pandemic lifeline
The program is an income-based initiative aimed at helping Orange County’s most vulnerable tenants. It provides financial assistance to those who are past-due in rent as a result of the pandemic.
Orange County Health Department director placed on administrative leave
Dr. Raul Pino, the Director of the Florida Department of Health in Orange County, has been placed on administrative leave by the Florida Department of Health while it investigates an email Pino sent to employees about the department's low percentage of staff that is vaccinated for COVID-19.