It’s hard to believe that it was 106 days ago that the Chairwoman and I first declared a Local Emergency because of COVID-19. We acted swiftly and our residents took to heart our recommendations to social distance and follow good sanitary practices. I believe that Orange County did not see
“I’m pleased that the Board of Supervisors approved a plan today that will allocate stimulus funding equally by supervisorial district. This plan ensures that stimulus funds quickly help everyone – not just the rich and well-connected. Before making funds available, public-private partnerships will be sought after with community organizations, entrepreneurship
Today, Orange County Board of Supervisors Vice Chairman Andrew Do, First District, and Supervisor Lisa Bartlett, Fifth District, released their $101 million HEART Plan to deliver a much-needed boost to Orange County small businesses, community service programs, and residents. The Plan supports Fourth District Supervisor Doug Chaffee’s suggestion at the
During today’s meeting, I am proposing a draft action plan on how Orange County can implement public health measures that would accelerate the full re-opening of lower-risk businesses and spaces in Phase Two of Governor Newsom’s roadmap, and submit a final plan to the Board and the State for approval.
Orange County Supervisor Andrew Do is seeking volunteers to help promote early childhood education and health programs by serving on the First 5 Orange County Children and Families Commission. “By providing early access to proper health and education, we can have a profound and meaningful impact on a child’s life,”
Orange County is backing a state proposal that would speed up affordable housing projects and bring much-needed relief to families struggling in one of the country’s most expensive housing markets. “Young people and working families can’t afford to live in Orange County,” explains Supervisor Andrew Do, who serves as Vice
Orange County Supervisor Andrew Do has been unanimously selected by his colleagues to serve as Vice Chair of the Orange County Board of Supervisors. During the upcoming year, Vice Chair Do vows to work closely with Chairwoman Michele Steel to expand access to mental health care services and enhance the
Orange County is stepping up and delivering vital assistance to veterans in need. “As we approach Veteran’s Day, it’s a time for our community to come together and honor the men and women who have served,” said Orange County Supervisor Andrew Do, who was recently recognized as the 2019 “Elected
Orange County is embracing a new approach to break the cycle of mental illness, addiction, homelessness, and incarceration. On Tuesday, the Orange County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a system of care that incorporates enhanced mental health care, substance abuse treatment, and vocational training into its criminal justice system. “Mental
Orange County is improving mental health services and expanding training for how law enforcement should handle psychiatric emergencies. “Patients are facing barriers when they try to access mental health services,” said Supervisor Andrew Do, who has made improving the county’s mental health care one of his top priorities on the
Low-income seniors in Orange County could get a vital lifeline to make critical home safety repairs, under a proposal by Supervisor Andrew Do. The Safe Homes for OC Seniors program would provide home improvement grants to low-income seniors in Orange County’s unincorporated communities. Supervisor Do said that the program will
Orange County Supervisor Andrew Do is launching a campaign to address the troubling number of Orange County seniors going hungry. As many as one-third of low-income seniors do not have enough food to eat, according to a report released earlier this year by the Orange County Strategic Plan for Aging.