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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

featured graphic for the December 2021 issue of OCB's Dining, Arts, and Entertainment guide (DARTS).

Top Ten Stories for December 19 through December 25 include Harley Rouda, a new mask mandate, and rain-related evacuation. Top Ten Stories for December 19 through December 25 are the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts and events): Harley Rouda releases statement on …continue reading

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An adult male resident of Orange County has tested positive for infection by the Omicron COVID-19 variant, becoming the first Omicron infection in Orange County. He is fully vaccinated and experienced mild illness. The illness occurred following domestic travel outside California. The OC Health Care Agency (HCA) is following up …continue reading

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In response to rising cases and hospitalizations statewide due to COVID-19 and to slow the spread of the Delta and Omicron variants, the California Department of Public Health has issued the following updated guidance: Universal Indoor Masking: Masks are required to be worn in all indoor public settings, regardless of …continue reading

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World AIDS Day is December 1. In recognition of World AIDS Day and the 2021 campaign theme, “Ending the HIV Epidemic: Equitable Access, Everyone’s Voice,” the OC Health Care Agency (HCA) recognizes the key role that our local communities have in the HIV/AIDS response. World AIDS Day unites community efforts …continue reading

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Based on the latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the OC Health Care Agency (HCA) encourages eligible children and youth ages 5 and older to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as soon as possible. According to a recent study by the CDC, hospitalization rates due to …continue reading

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In anticipation of increased travel during the upcoming winter holiday season, the OC Health Care Agency (HCA) advises residents and visitors to adhere to guidelines for domestic and international travel from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). For individuals who are fully vaccinated: You can travel safely within …continue reading