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The Orange County Health Care Agency (HCA) is proud to announce the launch of the OC Navigator, an online resource navigation tool designed to help community members connect with local mental health, substance use treatment and supportive resources including physical, transportation, education, housing, childcare, and more. Funded by the Mental …continue reading

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In response to several recent tragedies occurring in our county and throughout the U.S., the OC Health Care Agency’s (HCA) Mental Health and Recovery Services (MHRS) office encourages OC residents to seek support for yourself and your children with mental health and emotional challenges. “There have been several distressing and …continue reading

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In response to rising COVID-19 cases and hospitalization trends throughout the U.S., combined with easing public health restrictions for travel and upcoming holidays leading to larger gatherings, the OC Health Care Agency strongly advises Orange County residents and visitors to take preventative measures to reduce their risk of getting sick …continue reading

Cover art for the February 2022 issue of OCB's Dining, Arts, and Entertainment guide. Photo courtesty of OC Parks and Irvine Ranch Conservancy.

While pulling together the Top Ten Stories list on Sunday, April 10, I realized that I have neglected monthly, quarterly, and yearly Top Ten Stories. The last monthly Top Ten Stories article was for September 2021. As part of catching up, here is a list of the Top Ten Stories …continue reading

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On March 30, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued updated recommendations for a second booster dose of the Moderna (SpikeVax) and Pfizer (Comirnaty) COVID-19 vaccine in certain individuals. The second booster dose is expected to be available throughout Orange County, including the OC Health Care Agency’s mobile COVID-19 …continue reading

Cover art for the February 2022 issue of OCB's Dining, Arts, and Entertainment guide. Photo courtesty of OC Parks and Irvine Ranch Conservancy.

Top Ten Stories for February 06 through February 12 include Laguna wildfire evacuation, foodborne illness, and new Amazon jobs. Top Ten Stories for February 06 through February 12 are the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts and events): Immediate evacuation of Irvine Cove …continue reading

Cover art for the January 2022 issue of OCB's Dining, Art, and Entertainment guide

Top Ten Stories for January 16 through January 22 include COVID sick leave, a Silver Alert, local police blotter, and local politics. Top Ten Stories for January 16 through January 22 are the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts and events): Orange County …continue reading

Cover art for the January 2022 issue of OCB's Dining, Art, and Entertainment guide

Top Ten Stories for January 09 through January 15 include a Pacific tsunami, COVID-19, and bulky-item drop-off in Garden Grove. Top Ten Stories for JJanuary 09 through January 15 are the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts and events): Tsunami advisory issued for …continue reading