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Vaccinations Arrive

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Tetanus vaccinations have arrived and the county will be holding Tdap clinics September 8-12, 2017.  The tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis vaccination is being offered for those that have been working in or around the flooded waters.  You do not need a tetanus vaccination if you have had the vaccine in the past 10 years but ...

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OC Harvey Update

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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 ...

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Missing Persons

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In hurricane-impacted areas, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is encouraging persons concerned about the whereabouts of missing loved ones to file a missing persons’ report with the appropriate local police department or sheriff’s office.  If you are not sure where to file the report, contact the DPS Missing Persons Clearinghouse at 1-800-346-3243 or ...

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Tropics Update

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Three hurricanes are now being tracked by National Weather Service Lake Charles. None of them are expected to impact our region. Category 5 Hurricane Irma is north of Puerto Rico, moving west northwest towards Florida. It will be a threat to Florida later this weekend into early next week. It is forecast to have a ...

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House Passes Harvey Bill

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Today, the U.S. House passed an emergency funding bill to provide relief for those impacted by Hurricane Harvey. U.S. Congressman Brady (TX-08) released the following statement: “Today’s vote shows that we stand together in the face of tragedy. I am pleased Congress moved so quickly to bring much-needed relief to our communities impacted by Hurricane ...

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Some Mail Being Delivered

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Bridge City Post Office is now delivering mail again. Mail for Mauriceville P.O. Boxes will also be available at the Bridge City Post Office. Orange mail will start being delivered again but the post office is still closed.  However if a mail truck cannot get to your area, mail can be picked up at the ...

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County Thanks Cajun Gravy

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CURFEW – The curfew for the county of Orange remains in effect until further notice.  The hours are from 8 p.m. until 6 a.m.   ANIMAL NEEDS – If you need hay or have hay to donate, you can contact Deputy Rocky Bridge at 409-233-9192 or TEXT Deven Michael at 409-738-5461. The Cowboy Church has ...

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Shooting in Vidor

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On September 4, 2017 Orange County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to 1110 Butler (south Vidor area) in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival, deputies found a 32 year old male with a single gunshot wound to the head. The victim was flown to St. Elizabeth hospital and underwent surgery. His condition is unknown at this ...

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All Eyes On Tropics

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The National Weather Service in Lake Charles is monitoring three systems. Major Hurricane Irma is forecast to be a threat to Cuba and southern Florida this weekend. Where it will go beyond that is still up in the air. Everyone should stay in a monitor mode on Irma. A trough of low pressure is in ...

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Orange Water OK To Use

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Orange City officials have confirmed that water is currently safe to drink and is at full service throughout the City. Concerning wastewater treatment, the following areas are currently operational: HWY 105 lift station servicing Cypresswood and the Meadows Nursing Facility Roselawn lift station servicing Roselawn, Tulane and Lowe Edition Encore lift station servicing portions of ...

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