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4 NEW COVID-19 TESTING SITES IN ORANGE COUNTY. The following press release was sent by the Orange County Health Agency, an outside organization. Lake Forest Shop & Dine does not edit press releases and we publish them to bring you direct information. Following Governor Gavin Newsom’s recent announcement to add more than 80 community-testing sites focused on underserved communities across the state, the OC Health Care Agency (HCA) has partnered with the California Department of Public Health to launch four new testing sites in the cities of Buena Park, Orange, Santa Ana and San Juan Capistrano.

Orange County is reopening over 60,000 acres of regional and wilderness parks along with camping on May 16 after a two-month long shut down. The Orange County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to reopen parking lots across the county this weekend with the exception of beach parking lots which will remain closed. Orange County Supervisor Andrew Do stated in a Press Release "Many Orange County residents do not live within walking distance of a park, especially our seniors and disabled residents," said Vice Chairman Andrew Do, First District Supervisor. "Now all residents have the opportunity to access County parks while

Orange County has seen protesting over the past few weeks in support of opening businesses and resuming life. As impatient as county residents may be, there are some challenges Orange County has to face outside the county before opening up. In a press conference Monday, Governor Newsom said any decisions on reopening would be done in collaboration with other western states. Currently there is a Western Pact with California and four other Western states.