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Posted on: July 28, 2022

Health Department Encourages COVID-19 Boosters with “Get Boosted” Video

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Public health officials and community leaders share their reasons why they got a booster dose of COVID-19 vaccine in a new video titled, “Get Boosted, Orange County!”  Participants include Carrboro Mayor Damon Seils, Orange Co...

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Posted on: July 26, 2022

Orange County to host discussion on end of life choices

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The Orange County Department on Aging and the Project EngAGE End of Life Choices Senior Resource Team invite the public to attend the viewing and panel discussion of, Alternate Endings, on August 9.

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Posted on: July 13, 2022

Applicants Needed For Volunteer Boards And Commissions

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One way residents can have a positive impact on the future of Orange County is to serve on a volunteer board or commission. The Orange County Board of Commissioners is currently recruiting applicants for the following boards and commissions:

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Posted on: June 29, 2022

Board reauthorizes Longtime Homeowners Assistance Program for FY 23, eases eligibility requirements

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The Orange County Board of Commissioners has reauthorized the Longtime Homeowners Assistance Program, a 2021 pilot program that provided grants to homeowners for assistance in paying property taxes.

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Posted on: June 10, 2022

Department on Aging accepting nominations for 2022 Direct Care Worker Awards

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Orange County Department on Aging and the community group, Senior Health Advocacy and Resource Partners of Orange County (SHARP), will host the eighth annual SHARP Direct Care Worker Awards.

Nominations will be accepted from June 15 – Sept. 15, 2...

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Posted on: June 8, 2022

Orange County to host Welcome to Medicare seminars

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The Orange County Department on Aging and the NC Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) has partnered with the Orange County Public Library to host free “Welcome to Medicare” seminars.

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