Last weekend County Health Officer Nichole Quick issued new guidelines for Orange County. 16 reasons were listed for understanding the need for increased safety measures citing a strong likelihood of a large and increasing number of cases of community transmission, a lack of a vaccine and CDC guidelines for Covid-19.
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