Orange County Government, Florida

Newsletters & Alerts

OC Connect
Mayor's Newsletter

Keep up to date on Orange County’s initiatives.
Each mailing features a range of timely topics & events.

View OC Connect newsletter archives.


Boletín informativo de la Alcaldesa Teresa Jacobs.

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Neighborhood Update Newsletter

Stay current with Neighborhood Preservation & Revitalization's programs and events.
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OCFL Alert


OCFL Alert is a first-of-its-kind emergency notification and information app for Apple & Android. In addition to emergency life-saving information, the OCFL Alert app offers non-emergency notifications.


Receive information pertaining to:

  • Open shelter locations
  • Water and ice distribution centers
  • Evacuation routes
  • Upcoming events
  • Public service announcements
  • Contact information for select governmental and non-governmental agencies
  • A helpful FAQ section

For additional information about emergency alerts and notifications, contact: 407-836-9140 or email at


OCAlert sends emergency alerts, notifications and life-saving instructions to your email account and directly to your cell phone or smart phone. Register free-of-charge for OCAlert.

Receive alerts pertaining to:

  • Life-threatening weather
  • Evacuation notifications
  • Sheltering-in-place
  • Amber alerts
  • Highly disruptive road closures
  • Other types of emergency messages necessary to keep you safe



The OCFL Newsroom app allows you to read news from Orange County Florida Government on your mobile device wherever you are. The app has been specifically designed for browsing and navigating Orange County articles on the iOS and Android platforms.


  • Latest news
  • Top stories
  • Breaking news alerts
  • Live sync with the website's media center
  • Share articles through:
    • Facebook
    • Twitter
    • Email

The Orange County Recycler

The Orange County Recycler is the quarterly newsletter from Orange County Utilities that offers tips on reducing, reusing, and recycling at home and in the community. As a resource for its residential customers who are part of Orange County’s curbside garbage, recycling, and yard waste collection program, it also provides information on upcoming household hazardous waste collection events and holiday collection schedules. View The Orange County Recycler here.

The Orange Spiel

The Orange Spiel is Orange County's employee magazine. View Orange Spiel Issues. (PDF)

The Source

View the complete Orange County Government directory and contacts. (PDF)

All e-mail sent to an Orange County Government, Florida email address becomes part of Orange County public record. Comments received by our e-mail subsystem can be read by anyone who requests that privilege. In compliance with "Government in the Sunshine" laws, Orange County Government must make available, at request, any and all information not deemed a threat to the security of law enforcement agencies and personnel.

The secure, customized Community Notification Enrollment (CNE) page allows residents and businesses to add or update their contact information to ensure they will be included when an emergency community message is sent.