Over 1k patients treated by Mobil Medical Unit

Published 7:18 am Friday, September 8, 2017

MMU – The Mobile Medical Unit located at 608 Strickland Drive in Orange will be available through Saturday at 3:00 p.m. They will be demobilizing to return to their home base to prepare to respond to areas that will be impacted by Hurricane Irma. 238 residents were seen today as of 6:00 p.m. bringing the total patients to 1,084 since their arrival in our county.

CURFEW – The county wide curfew is still in effect, however, Friday, September 8th the times will be from 11:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. Local law enforcement agencies with assistance from the Texas Department of Public Safety officers will be enforcing curfew in all areas of the county.

MOSQUITO CONTROL – The Orange County mosquito control has been in contact with the State Mosquito Abatement. Spraying of our area will be conducted by low flying aircraft. Residents will be advised when this process is to begin.

LANDFILL – The Orange County Landfill will extend the days and hours of operation starting Wednesday, September 5th. The landfill will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day through Tuesday, September 19, 2017. Landfill fees will be waived during this extended operational period.

No hazardous waste (paint or paint thinner, gasoline, car batteries, oil)

No tires

No green waste (tree limbs or branches)

BUILDING PERMITS – Building permits for construction related to damages during Hurricane Harvey will be issued after damage assessments have been conducted. All building permit fees for this type of construction will be waived.