Press Releases

February 25, 2021 
Football, Soccer, Baseball, Cheerleading and Other Outdoor Sport Competitions May Resume with Modifications in Orange County on Wednesday, March 3rd

Based on updated guidance for youth andrecreational adult sports issued February 19, 2021 by the California Departmentof Public Health (CDPH), outdoor sports competitions may resume in OrangeCounty (OC) with modifications starting Friday, February 26th.

February 25, 2021 
CORRECTION: Other Outdoor Sport Competitions May Resume with Modifications in Orange County on Friday, February 26th

Outdoor sports competitions may resume in OrangeCounty (OC) with modifications starting Friday, February 26th. Please click one of the following links for more information in your preferred language:

February 18, 2021 
Disneyland Resort Super POD Site to Close Temporarily

The Disneyland Resort Super POD site will close temporarily, due to a lack of vaccine supply. Please click one of the following links for more information in your preferred language:


February 17, 2021 
COVID-19 Vaccine Super POD Site Opens at Anaheim Convention Center to Administer Second Doses of the Moderna Vaccine

The Orange County Health Care Agency plans to open a new Super POD site at the Anaheim Convention Center, increasing vaccine dispensing capacity as more people are due to receive a second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.


January 19, 2021 
Advisory Regarding Moderna Vaccine Lot 041L20A

Based on directive from the State, the Orange CountyHealth Care Agency (HCA) has suspended the use of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine lot041L20A due to possible allergic reactions under investigation by the Centersfor Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), U.S Food and Drug Administration (FDA),and the manufacturer. To date, the HCA has received zero notifications ofallergic reactions requiring medical attention due to any Moderna vaccines.


January 22, 2021 
Orange County, CA Elections Releases a Recap of the November 2020 Presidential Election

Following record setting turnout and shifts in voter behavior during the November 3, 2020 Presidential General Election, the Registrar of Voters has released a report detailing voter behavior and survey data from the election.

February 11, 2021 
Orange County Voting Systems to be Checked for Accuracy

Accuracy testing of Orange County's voting system will commence on February 16, 2021, and will continue until all devices have been included in the test. Due to the lengthy process of including all devices in the test, the Logic and Accuracy Test Tally may not commence until a minimum of a week after the test begins. The Logic and Accuracy test is required by law to be performed prior to each election. Logic and Accuracy tests will include proofing the programming of the ballot, each ballot style and each contest position on the ballot. The process is open to the public.


January 20, 2021 
John Wayne Airport Posts December 2020 Statistics

Airline passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport decreased in December 2020 as compared with December 2019. In December 2020, the Airport served 231,033 passengers, a decrease of 74.1% when compared with the December 2019 passenger traffic count of 891,492. Commercial aircraft operations decreased 49.1% and commuter aircraft operations increased 12.9% when compared with December 2019 levels.


February 12, 2021 
John Wayne Airport Announces New Airlines and Nonstop Destinations

John Wayne Airport is excited to welcome two new commercial airline carriers and add several new nonstop destinations, providing increased service to our lineup and even greater options for travelers.Beginning February 12, 2021, Allegiant Air will begin service to JWA, flying nonstop to Boise, ID; Grand Junction, CO; Medford, OR; Missoula, MT; Provo, UT; Las Vegas and Reno, NV; and Spokane, WA.


February 16, 2021 
Vibrant Floral Art Exhibit on Display at John Wayne Airport

Professional oil painter Andrea Tarman brings an uplifting exhibit of realistic and abstract florals full of depth, color, and texture to John Wayne Airport. Her work is on display in the Thomas F. Riley Terminal as part of the JWA Community Focus Space from February 16 – March 16, 2021.


February 19, 2021 
County of Orange Social Services Agency Expands Public Assistance Office Hours at Four Regional Offices Beginning February 22, 2021

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February 26, 2021 
Families and Communities Together (FaCT) Publishes Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Annual Report

The County of Orange Social Services Agency (SSA) is pleased to announce the availability of its Families and Communities Together (FaCT) platform annual report for Fiscal Year (FY) 2019-2020, covering the period from July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020. The report addresses the critical role that FaCT and its network of 15 Family Resource Centers (FRCs) play in the County's efforts to ensure children in Orange County grow up in stable, nurturing families and safe, supportive communities.


February 26, 2021 
John Wayne Airport Posts January 2021 Statistics

Airline passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport decreased in January2021 as compared with January 2020. In January 2021, the Airport served195,290 passengers, a decrease of 75.8% when compared with the January2020 passenger traffic count of 806,386.