2020 Press Releases


Latino Health Equity Initiative


June 30, 2020

County of Orange Press Conference - COVID-19 Latino Health Equity Initiative

During today’s press conference, Vice Chairman Andrew Do and Supervisor Doug Chaffee announced the launch of the Latino Health Equity Initiative. Guest speakers included Dr. Clayton Chau, Orange County Health Care Agency’s Director and current Health Officer, and Dr. America Bracho, Executive Director for Latino Health Access. 



June 11, 2020

County of Orange Press Conference - Comments from Vice Chairman Andrew Do

COVID-19 is still a threat here in Orange County, there’s no doubt about it. As we continue to resume normal activities, we should all do our part to continue to protect each other by keeping appropriate physical distancing, washing our hands, and wearing face coverings in public.

economic support

June 5, 2020

Orange County Supervisor Andrew Do Announces Plan to Provide $15 Million to OC Small Businesses, Nonprofits & Cities

Orange County small businesses, nonprofits, and cities will have access to $15 million in stimulus funds, under a stimulus plan authored by Orange County Supervisor Andrew Do.

    economic support


May 26, 2020

Vice Chairman Andrew Do's Statement on CARES Act Fudning

"I'm pleased that the Board of Supervisors approved a plan today that will allocate stimuls funding equally by supervisorial district. This plan ensures that stimuls funds quickly help everyone - not just the rich and well-connected."


  stage 2

  May 23, 2020

Orange County Dine-In Restaurants and Shopping Centers Reopen Memorial Day Weekend

Today, Orange County secured approval from the State of California to allow the opening of additional Stage 2 activities under Governor Gavin Newsom’s reopening framework.




  May 14, 2020

HEART Plan Delivers Lifeline to Orange County Businesses and Residents Using $101 Million in CARES Act Funding

Vice Chairman Do and Supervisor Bartlett's Proposal Would Reinvigorate Orange County.  

   Supervisor Do

  May 5, 2020

Draft Action Plan to Accelerate the Re-Opening of Orange County Businesses

Here is my 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. A final plan is to be submitted to the Board and the State for approval.  


4/21 Statement

  April 21, 2020

Face Coverings Vice Chairman Andrew Do's Statement

During today's Special Meeting, the Board of Supervisors approved Vice Chairman Andrew Do's directive regarding face coverings.


April 6, 2020

Orange County to Provide Public Health Notices, Meeting Agendas in Spanish, Vietnamese, Chinese & Korean

Orange County will begin providing public health notices, meeting agendas, and emergency information in Spanish, Vietnamese, Chinese, and Korean.


  March 10, 2020

Mental Health: Orange County Expands Crisis Stabilization Crisis

Orange County is providing support to patients and families struggling with a mental health crisis.

 Affordable Housing

  March 6, 2020

Affordable Housing: 86 Affordable Housing Units Coming to Orange County

The County of Orange continues to look for more opportunities to increase affordable housing for its residents, as part of the concentrated effort to develop the System of Care.


  February 28, 2020

Coronavirus: Orange County Supervisors Andrew Do & Michelle Steel Propose Local Emergency Frontline Training & Resource Program to Address Coronavirus 

Created to Ensure OC Readiness and Avoid Reporting Delays & Gaps in Response Capability.

First 5


  February 19, 2020

OC Supervisor Andrew Do Seeks Volunteers for First 5 Orange County Children and Families Commission

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.


  February 11, 2020

Affordable Housing: OC Board of Supervisors Back Bill to Speed Up Affordable Housing Projects

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.


  TET 2020 -56

  February 4, 2020

More than 40,000 Attend Orange County Tet Festival at Mile Square

The numbers are in: More than 40,000 people came together last weekend to celebrate the Lunar New Year at the Orange County Tet Festival.

  Vice Chairman Do

  January 14, 2020

Supervisor Andrew Do Unanimously Selected as Vice Chair of the Orange County Board of Supervisors

Orange County Supervisor Andrew Do has been unanimously selected by his colleagues to serve as Vice Chair of the Orange County Board of Supervisors.

    TET Festival Flyer

  January 3, 2020

Supervisor Andrew Do Hosts Annual Lunar New Year Festival at Mile Square Park

Orange County Supervisor Andrew Do is sponsoring the annual OC Tet Festival at Mile Square Park on January 24, 25, and 26.