Orange County is Failing State’s New Health Metric

By IAN WHEELER | iwheeler@scng.com | Orange County Register County Remains in the Red Tier State public health officials have released new health equity figures aimed at spotlighting disparities in neighborhoods that have higher shares of positive tests than the rest of their counties. The new metric serves as a third test going forward that will decide in which…

OCTA Virtual Public Meeting

Bus Rapid Transit on Freeways Study The Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) is holding a virtual public meeting on Wednesday, October 14, 2020 from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. OCTA is planning for the future by exploring express bus service options on Interstate 5 (I-5) and State Route 55 (SR-55). OCTA will be holding a…

The Importance of Getting a Flu Shot

(Santa Ana, CA) – With flu season now upon us, the OC Health Care Agency is already anticipating the potentially devastating effects of a double whammy of influenza and COVID-19 cases hitting in the fall and winter months and urges everyone to get a flu shot. “Even if you never get a flu shot, it’s absolutely vital…

Orange County Moves Into Tier 2

Orange County Moves Into Tier 2 Tustin, CA – The City is pleased to share that as of September 8, Orange County has moved into Tier 2 (also known as the Red Tier) of the state’s “Blueprint for a Safer Economy.” Certain business sectors previously closed are now approved to re-open or expand their operations with modifications.…