2019 Press Releases

March 13, 2019 
Board of Supervisors Approves Countywide Suicide Prevention Initiative

The Orange County Board of Supervisors announced that it has committed $600,000 of Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Prevention and Early Intervention (PEI) monies for the creation of a countywide suicide prevention program. This funding will be given to MindOC, the fiscal entity of Be Well Orange County, an initiative bringing together public, private, academic and faith-based organizations, as well as others, to create a coordinated system of mental healthcare and support for all Orange County residents.


February 27, 2019 
County Hires Executive Director of Internal Audit Department

The County of Orange Board of Supervisors voted February 26 to approve the appointment of Agripino Alonso as Director of the Internal Audit Department (IAD).


January 31, 2019 
FDIC'S MONEY SMART Alliance Program Adds the County of Orange as Newest Member

On January 22, 2019, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) approved the County of Orange's application to join the FDIC Money Smart Alliance Program, which is designed to promote financial education nationwide.


January 8, 2019 
Supervisor Lisa Bartlett Elected 2019 Board Chairwoman

Supervisor Lisa Bartlett, Fifth District, has been chosen unanimously by her colleagues to serve as Chairwoman of the Orange County Board of Supervisors for 2019. Supervisor Steel, Second District, will serve as the Board's Vice Chair.


January 7, 2019 
Volunteers Needed to Help Count Individuals Experiencing Homelessness in Orange County

The County of Orange is seeking around 1,000 volunteers to sign up to help with the 2019 Point In Time count, taking place Wednesday, January 23, and Thursday, January 24.