Top takeaways from latest Orange County coronavirus update

first_img From the Orange County NewsroomCurrently, as of March 22, 2020, there have been 33 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Orange County.Drive-Through Testing SitesThe opening of drive-through testing sites are important to all of us, as testing is the key to perfecting our response and mitigation plans. One testing site will be at the parking lot near the Orange County Convention Center and is slated to open on Wednesday, March 25.Please note: Orange County Government does not run these testing sites. The sites are run by the Florida Department of Health and Florida Division of Emergency Management. Additionally, the test results will NOT be provided on-site; information will be given regarding timeframe for results to those discharged.Visit ocfl.net/coronavirus for information on these sites.Orange County Parks & Recreation’s Boat Ramp Closures and Other Updates:All boat ramps (total of 11 in the County) are closed effective 8 p.m. on Sunday, March 22Closed Kelly Park’s Rock Springs Run to swimming effective Monday, March 23.Canceled all rentals until May 9. This includes camping reservations, room rentals, field rentals and special events.Closed camping at Kelly, Moss, Magnolia, Trimble and Clarcona Parks. Effective Monday, March 23 at 8 p.m.All camps for children are suspended as of EOD Monday, March 21.Orange County Utilities Suspends Late Payment Fees:In addition to the current policy suspending disconnections for non-payment, Orange County Utilities will suspend late payment fees for residential water and wastewater customers effective Monday, March 23.New Hospital GuidelinesEffective immediately, Orlando Health, Advent Health and others are suspending routine visitation in its hospitals until the transmission of COVID-19 is no longer a threat to the community. For elective surgery suspension and other information, visit hospital webpages.Crisis Rental Assistance HotlineAs of March 23, 2020, Orange County Government has launched a Crisis Rental Assistance Line where residents can learn more about the COVID-19 Rental Assistance Program. This will provide assistance with one month’s rent so residents will be able to use their limited funds on other necessities. You MUST call for an appointment in order to bring the necessary documents. The hotline will be open Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 407-836-6500. Visit www.ocfl.net/covid-19 for more information and click on the “Resident Resources” tab. You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here TAGSCoronavirusOrange Countyupdate Previous articleIt’s COVID-19 vs. Us in a fight we can’t loseNext articleApopka Police Dept. looking for runaway teenage girl Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Support conservation and fish with NEW Florida specialty license plate Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Please enter your name here The Anatomy of Fear Free webinar for job seekers on best interview answers, hosted by Goodwill June 11 Please enter your comment!last_img read more

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Internet held back by IT networker shortage

first_imgInternet held back by IT networker shortageOn 14 Mar 2000 in Personnel Today Comments are closed. This week’s training news in brief• Skills shortages are posing a serious threat to the expansion of theInternet, according to the Data Networking Association (DNA).Officially launched by small business and e-commerce minister PatriciaHewitt last week, the DNA said that the lack of IT networking skills isdelaying projects and pushing up costs. Research by Cisco Skills predicts that by 2002 there will be a shortage ofalmost 6 million qualified networking professionals in the UK. The DNA is agovernment-backed initiative formed by leading network providers and academiawith the DTI aimed at plugging the skills gap.www.datanetworking.co.uk £4.4m training boost for Yorkshire and Humber • The Yorkshire Forward Development Fund will plough £4.4m into boostingskills and training in the region in 2000 – more than over a third on theprevious year. The money, an increase of £1.1m in this year’s allocation, isaimed at addressing key skills shortages in deprived areas in the Yorkshire andHumber region. Application packs have been distributed to trainingorganisations in the area.Tec reveals Londoners are keen to develop skills• Over three-quarters of South West London’s workforce is consideringtraining now or in the future, according to Aztec, training and enterprisecouncil for Wandsworth, Merton and Kingston upon Thames. Only 21 per cent of 1,300 of those residents surveyed said they would notconsider training, compared with a London average of 28 per cent. Aztec chiefexecutive Ian Parkes said, “It is extremely important to attack the causesthat lead a small but significant proportion of the local population to avoiddeveloping their skills and growing their prospects in the job market.” Related posts:No related photos. Previous Article Next Articlelast_img read more

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Home exceeded expectation by selling for above reserve after failing to raise a bid at auction

first_img43 Hibiscus Avenue, Ashgrove had excellent presentation for its auction More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus1 day agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market1 day agoThe home had a classic Ashgrovian facadeThe two level, fully renovated Ashgrovian home had plenty of interest before the event, but buyers hadn’t been keen on buying at under auction terms, according to Hutton & Hutton Real Estate principal, Peter Hutton. 43 Hibiscus Avenue, Ashgrove had been beautifully renovated TOUGH AUCTION DAY IN ASHGROVE He said straight after the property passed in they were considering offers.“We had five or six potential buyers but they all said the market has been a bit up and down in Ashgrove and they can’t quite get their head around the price,” Mr Hutton said at the time.Hutton & Hutton have confirmed the eventual sale price is in excess of the auction reserve price.Follow Kieran Clair on Twitter at @kieranclair center_img Despite a decent crowd and a skilled auctioneer in Phill Broom, this Ashgrove home didn’t sell under the hammer — but still achieved above reserve. Photo: Annette DewTHE sale of this beautiful family home proves you can achieve a successful sale above the auction reserve price despite having no registered bidders. 43 Hibiscus Avenue, Ashgrove went to auction October 14 and failed to see a paddle raised, but sold nine days later for $1.43 million.last_img read more

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