2020 Press Releases

November 16, 2020

Michelle Steel Response to Governor Newsom Moving Orange County Back to Purple Tier

Today’s unilateral move by Governor Newsom is troubling and harmful to Orange County families who need to put food on the table, to small business struggling to stay open, and to the mental health of our community.

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November 12, 2020

Michelle Steel Wishes a Happy Veterans Day to All Those Who Have Served

In Honor of Veterans Day, Michelle Steel, Chairwoman of the Orange County Board of Supervisors is releasing the following statement:

“Today is a reminder for all Americans to remember the sacrifices that our men and women in uniform have made to defend the freedoms that so many of us take for granted.

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November 2, 2020

Michelle Steel Joins Ribbon Cutting Event for Opening of Cameron Lane Navigation Center in Huntington Beach

On November 2nd, Michelle Steel, Chairwoman of the Orange County Board of Supervisors, joined with the Huntington Beach City Council, Mayor Lyn Semeta, shelter operator Mercy House, representatives from the Orange County Health Care Agency’s Office of Care Coordination, and other elected officials for a ribbon cutting ceremony celebrating the completion of the Cameron Lane Navigation Center in Huntington Beach.

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October 29, 2020

Update on County Response to Blue Ridge and Silverado Fires

Following the outbreak of the Blue Ridge and Silverado Fires on Monday October 26th, Orange County worked quickly to evacuate residents and animals while protecting communities from the dangers of the fires.

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October 21, 2020

Board Approves Chairwoman Michelle Steel’s Proposals for Food Security and Funding to Skilled Nursing Facilities and Community Clinics

On Tuesday, October 20th, The Orange County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved two proposals that will secure essential food and high-quality health care for Orange County residents.

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October 7, 2020

Orange County Board of Supervisors Unanimously Passes Michelle Steel and Andrew Do’s Disabled Veterans Business Enterprise (DVBE)

At the October 6th Board of Supervisors meeting, the board unanimously passed the Orange County Disabled Veterans Business Enterprise (DVBE), co-sponsored by Chairwoman Michelle Steel and Vice Chairman Andrew Do.

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October 5, 2020

Steel Votes to Expand Access to Quality Care and Behavioral Health Access for Orange County CalOptima Members

At the October CalOptima Meeting, Michelle Steel, Chairwoman of the Orange County Board of Supervisors, along with her colleagues on the CalOptima Board of Directors voted on expanding access to care for PACE members in Orange County.

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September 15, 2020

Michelle Steel Announces Updated and Expanded Veterans Employment Preference Policy

On September 15th, 2020, Michelle Steel, Chairwoman of the Orange County Board of Supervisors, introduced a proposal, which was unanimously approved by her colleagues, to update and expand the county’s veterans hiring preference program.

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September 8, 2020

Michelle Steel Votes to Expand Virtual Care and Quality Improvement Incentive Program for Orange County PACE Members

At the September CalOptima Board of Directors Meeting, Michelle Steel, Chairwoman of the Orange County Board of Supervisors, voted alongside her colleagues to expand the “PACE Without Walls” model by providing senior-friendly smartphones to eligible PACE members in order to expand their access to virtual care.

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September 1, 2020

Michelle Steel Recognizes September as National Recovery Month

On the September 1st, 2020 Board of Supervisors meeting, Michelle Steel, Chairwoman of the Orange County Board of Supervisors, proclaimed September as National Recovery Month as a way of recognizing those recovering from mental and substance abuse disorders.

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September 1, 2020

Michelle Steel and Board of Supervisors Review County Budget for FY2021

On September 1st, Michelle Steel, Chairwoman of the Orange County Board of Supervisors, and her fellow Supervisors held hearings for Orange County’s 2020-2021 fiscal year budget. Supervisors

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August 27, 2020

Michelle Steel Joins Groundbreaking Ceremony for Huntington Beach Cameron Lane Navigation Center

On August 27th, 2020, Michelle Steel, Chairwoman of the Orange County Board of Supervisors, joined the Huntington Beach City Council at the groundbreaking ceremony for the city’s future Cameron Lane Navigation Center.

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August 13, 2020

Michelle Steel Presents Healthcare Workers with Resolution to Commemorate Health Center Week

Today, in recognition of National Health Center Week Michelle Steel, Chairwoman of the Orange County Board of Supervisors, visited the Orange County Healthcare Agency’s Clinic in Santa Ana on 17th Street with Health Care Agency Director Dr. Clayton Chau and staff from all HCA departments to commend all the hard work they do to protect the health of our constituents during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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August 12, 2020

Board of Supervisors Approves Fixed Base Operators for John Wayne Airport

At the August 11, 2020 Orange County Board of Supervisors meeting Board voted to approve of fixed base operators to operate in the general aviation area at John Wayne Airport.

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August 6, 2020

Michelle Steel Announces Cal Optima PACE Center Changes to Provide In-Home Care for Elderly Population Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

At the August 6, 2020 CalOptima Board of Directors meeting, Michelle Steel, Chairwoman of the Orange County Board of Supervisors, made the motion to change CalOptima’s PACE program to better serve Orange County’s elderly population amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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July 31, 2020

Michelle Steel Joins Saddleback Church in Food Drive at Orange County Fairgrounds

On Friday, July 31st, from 8:00 AM- 11:30 AM, Michelle Steel, Chairwoman of the Orange County Board of Supervisors, teamed up with Saddleback Church to distribute water and groceries to OC residents that are in need of food.

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July 30, 2020

Michelle Steel Presents District 2 Police Departments with Signed Copies of Law Enforcement Appreciation Day Resolution

Yesterday, Michelle Steel, Chairwoman of the Orange County Board of Supervisors visited the police departments of Buena Park, Los Alamitos and Seal Beach to show support for local law enforcement in her district during these tough times.

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July 27, 2020

Michelle Steel Teams Up with Saddleback Church to Distribute Groceries to Orange County Residents

On Friday, July 31st, from 8:00 AM- 11:30 AM, Michelle Steel, Chairwoman of the Orange County Board of Supervisors, will be teaming up with Saddleback Church to distribute groceries to OC residents that are in need of food to feed themselves and their families in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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July 8, 2020

Michelle Steel Congratulates City of Cypress for Its Timely and Efficient Allocation of CARES Act Funding to 152 Small Businesses in the City

Today, Michelle Steel, Chairwoman of the Orange County Board of Supervisors, was given notice by Rob Johnson, the Mayor of Cypress, that the city had allocated a total of $1.1 million (or 97%) of its CARES Act funding to 152 of its small businesses, with every qualified business that applied receiving support.

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July 6, 2020

Michelle Steel Statement on Orange County Health Care Agency's Report of 1,028 Cases Received Today From Specimens Collected Over The Past Six Weeks

Today, The Orange County Health Care Agency will report 1,028 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Orange County.

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July 2, 2020

Michelle Steel Meets with Orange County Hospital Executives to Receive on the Ground Update for Fight Against COVID-19

Yesterday Michelle Steel, Chairwoman of the Orange County Board of Supervisors, hosted a roundtable discussion with Orange County hospital executives to hear their experiences on the frontlines of COVID-19.

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June 30, 2020

Michelle Steel Statement on COVID-19 Case Increases

Today Orange County is reporting the largest number of COVID-19 cases to date.

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June 29, 2020

Michelle Steel Joins Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the Buena Park Navigation Center

On the morning of June 29, 2020 Michelle Steel joined city, state and healthworkers, as well as Supervisor Doug Chaffee, to commemorate the opening of the Buena Park Navigation Center.

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June 29, 2020

Michelle Steel Statement on John Wayne Airport

John Wayne led the movement to make Orange County home to Vietnamese refugees, he was an ardent supporter of our men and women in uniform, and his family foundation has been a national leader in cancer research.

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June 18, 2020

Michelle Steel Announces Reopening of Nail Salons in Orange County

Due to Orange County’s continued low COVID-19 numbers and qualification to move forward on California’s “Resilience Roadmap”, Orange County businesses that offer personal services such as nail salons, body waxing and tattoo parlors may open their doors starting Friday, June 19th.

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June 16, 2020

The Government of Taiwan donates 20,000 Surgical Masks to Orange County Government

Today, June 16th, 2020, Michelle Steel, Chairwoman of the Orange County Board of Supervisors received a generous donation from the Government of Taiwan of 20,000 surgical masks.

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June 9, 2020

US-Sino Friendship Association President Simon Pang Donates 500 Tubes of Hand Sanitizer and 4,000 Face Masks to Orange County

On Tuesday, June 9, Michelle Steel, Chairwoman of the Orange County Board of Supervisors, accepted a generous donation of face masks and hand sanitizer from Simon Pang, the President of US-Sino Friendship Association.

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June 2, 2020

Michelle Steel Follows Through with Promise to Quickly Allocate CARES Act Funding to the Cities of The Second District for the Small Business

Today, Michelle Steel, Chairwoman of the Orange County Board of Supervisors, promptly delivered CARES Act funding checks for small businesses to the mayors of the Second District.

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June 1, 2020

Michelle Steel Condemns Riots, Looting and Attacks on Law Enforcement In Orange County During George Floyd Protests

Over the weekend, there were multiple demonstrations that took place across Orange County in response to the murder of George Floyd. More are planned in the coming days.

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May 26, 2020

Despite Orange County Board of Supervisors Rejecting Michelle Steel and Don Wagner’s Motion to Allocate $75 Million of CARES Act Funding Directly to Cities for Businesses, $15 Million Will Be Given to Each District for Allocation

Today, the Orange County Board of Supervisors rejected Supervisors’ Michelle Steel and Don Wagner’s motion to Allocate $75 Million of CARES Act Funding to Cities for Businesses.

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May 26, 2020

Orange County Board of Supervisors Unanimously Passes Michelle Steel’s Resolution to Declare Houses of Worship as Essential

Today, The Orange County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved Chairwoman Michelle Steel’s resolution declaring houses of worship of all faiths as essential in Orange County.

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May 23, 2020

Orange County Meets State’s Latest Metrics to Remove Restrictions on the Opening of More Businesses

Today, Orange County has met the State’s latest metrics to remove its restrictions on the opening of more businesses.

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May 19, 2020

Chairwoman Steel and Supervisor Wagner Get $26 Million in CARES Act Funding Approved, OC Board of Supervisors Rejects $75 million to Support Businesses Across Orange County

At the May 19th board meeting, Chairwoman Steel and Supervisor Wagner proposed a $101 million in CARES Act Funding for a Business Recovery Program.

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May 12, 2020

OC Supervisors Michelle Steel and Don Wagner Introduced Motion to Direct $75 Million of CARES Act Funding to Assist Business Recovery Grant Program

At the May 12th Board of Supervisors meeting, Michelle Steel, Chairwoman of the Orange County Board of Supervisors and Supervisor Donald P. Wagner introduced a motion to direct $75 million of CARES Act Funding to Assist Business Recovery Grant Program to be administered and divided amongst the cities.

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May 11, 2020

Michelle Steel Stands with California Salon Owners and Employees Following Governor Newsom’s Claim that the State’s First Community Transmission Began in Nail Salons

Last Thursday, Governor Gavin Newsom made the unverified claim that the first community spread of COVID-19 in California began in a nail salon, unfairly targeting a hardworking portion of the California population.

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May 8, 2020

Michelle Steel Accepts Generous Donations from Rotary District 5320 and Kang Dream Foundation

On Thursday, May 7th and Friday, May 8th, Michelle Steel, Chairwoman of the Orange County Board of Supervisors received generous donations from two organizations to assist with first responders and the Orange County communities.

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May 4, 2020

Statement of Supervisors Michelle Steel and Don Wagner Supporting Nomads Cantina

Over the weekend, media reports stated that Orange County’s Health Care Agency contacted the owner of Nomads Cantina in San Clement regarding the restaurant’s efforts at reopening. HCA threatened the owner with permit suspension, in complete contradiction to the Board of Supervisors’ Guidelines passed unanimously last week.

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April 30, 2020

Michelle Steel Strongly Opposes Newsom’s Orange County Beach Closures

The following is a statement from Michelle Steel, Chairwoman of the Orange County Board of Supervisors: "Governor Newsom's memo directing the closure of Orange County beaches is a clear example of unnecessary government overreach. Orange County has been successful in flattening the curve..."

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April 28, 2020

Chairwoman Michelle Steel and Supervisor Don Wagner Release Business Guidelines for Orange County

At the April 28th Orange County Board of Supervisors meeting, Chairwoman Michelle Steel and Supervisor Don Wagner brought forth best practices for businesses and the public to follow.

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April 21, 2020

Michelle Steel and Don Wagner Announce Representatives for the Orange County Business Recovery Adhoc Committee

Yesterday, April 20th 2020, Michelle Steel, Chairwoman of the Orange County Board of Supervisors, and 3rd District Supervisor Don Wagner announced representatives for the recently announced Orange County Business Recovery Adhoc Committee.

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April 14, 2020

Michelle Steel Accepts Personal Protective Equipment from South Korean Consulate and Local Non-Profits

Today, Michelle Steel, Chairwoman of the Orange County Board of Supervisors along with her colleagues on the board, accepted generous donations of personal protective equipment from the Korean American community of California, delivered by South Korean Consul General Wan Joong Kim, and three local non-profit organizations: the TOC Foundation, the Elegant Culture and Tradition Center, and the Chinese American CPA Association.

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April 7, 2020

Michelle Steel Asks County Staff to Prepare Ad Hoc Committee to Assist Orange County Businesses in Economic Recovery Efforts

On the April 7th Board of Supervisors Meeting, Michelle Steel, Chairwoman of the Orange County Board of Supervisors, directed county staff to begin preparations for an ad-hoc committee, that will include Orange County business leaders, geared towards assisting Orange County businesses in recovering from the economic fallout caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

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April 3, 2020

Michelle Steel Tours Fairview Developmental Center Following State’s Designation as Alternative Medical Care Site

Wednesday afternoon, Michelle Steel, Chairwoman of the Orange County Board of Supervisors, toured the Fairview Developmental Center, which was designated by the state to become an alternative care site for patients in Orange County.

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April 2, 2020

Michelle Steel Tours EqualTox Laboratory as Lab’s Team Works on Screen Test

Yesterday, Michelle Steel, Chairwoman of the Orange County Board of Supervisors, visited EqualTox Laboratory, one of the laboratories working on a qualitative rapid serology testing kit. Chairwoman Steel spoke with Dr. Mason Bragg, Dr. Naomi Florea, and Dr. Courtney Scott who described their personal experience with development of the rapid serology testing kits at the lab.

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March 31, 2020

Michelle Steel Leads County Board of Supervisors in Providing Updates for County COVID-19 Response

On Tuesday, March 31, 2020, Michelle Steel, Chairwoman of the Orange County Board of Supervisors led a special meeting of the Board of Supervisors to update the county on the measures county agencies have been taking to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus in Orange County.

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March 25, 2020

Michelle Steel Works with Treasurer-Tax Collector to Review Late Property Tax Penalties and Fees

Michelle Steel, Chairwoman of the Orange County Board of Supervisors worked together with Treasurer-Tax Collector, Shari Freidenrich to review late penalties and fees for property owners in Orange County.

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March 24, 2020

County to Close Parking Lots at Beaches and Parks

Today, the Orange County Board of Supervisors, in order to maintain consistency with coastal cities, directed staff to close parking lots at County beaches and parks, while ensuring access for restaurants and beachfront businesses.

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March 23, 2020

National Guard Activated in California to Provide Aid and Assistance to Residents and Vulnerable Communities

Yesterday, President Trump activated the National Guard to the three states hit hardest by the coronavirus: New York, Washington, and our state, California. National Guard units are expected to be activated in Orange County to assist in providing food and supplies as well as performing vital humanitarian support missions to local and state agencies.

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March 19, 2020

Michelle Steel Hosts Press Conference for Amended Order and Guidance of the Orange County Health Officer

The County of Orange released an amended public health order and guidance clarifying confusion and concerns from many Orange County businesses and residents. Michelle Steel, Chairwoman of the Orange County Board of Supervisors, hosted a press conference along with Supervisor Don Wagner, County Public Health Officer Dr. Nichole Quick, County Executive Officer Frank Kim, Orange County Health Care Agency Director Richard Sanchez and Sheriff Don Barnes to clarify confusion and introduce provisions in the new order.

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March 17, 2020

Michelle Steel Leads Special Board of Supervisors Meeting to Receive Updates from County Agencies on COVID-19 Response

Today, In accordance with a directive set on Friday, March 13th, Michelle Steel, Chairwoman of the Orange County Board of Supervisors hosted the first of what will be a series of weekly updates by county agencies to inform the board and the residents of Orange County of the measures being taken to address the coronavirus pandemic and mitigate the rate of contagion.

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March 13, 2020

Michelle Steel Hosts Emergency Press Conference in Light of Coronavirus National Emergency Declaration

On the afternoon of Friday, March 13, Michelle Steel, Chairwoman of the Orange County Board of Supervisors, held a townhall to address the county regarding steps taken to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

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March 13, 2020

Michelle Steel Hosts Tele-Townhall on Coronavirus

Last night, Thursday, March 12th from 6-7 pm, I hosted a tele-town hall along with Vice Chairman Andrew Do, Dr. Nicole Quick, the County Health Officer and Richard Sanchez, Director of the Orange County Health Care Agency to address questions and alleviate concerns related to the global coronavirus outbreak and what Orange County is doing to protect its residents.

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March 10, 2020

Michelle Steel to Host Tele-Townhall on Coronavirus

On Thursday March 12th from 6-7 pm, Michelle Steel, Chairwoman of the Orange County Board of Supervisors will be hosting a tele-town hall along with Dr. Nicole Quick, the County Health Officer and Richard Sanchez, Director of the Orange County Health Care Agency to address questions and alleviate concerns related to the global coronavirus outbreak.

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March 10, 2020

Mental Health: Orange County Expands Crisis Stabilization Units

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

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March 6, 2020

Chairwoman Michelle Steel Hosts Town Hall With Elected Officials to Discuss COVID-19

On Thursday, March 5th and Friday, March 6th Michelle Steel, Chairwoman of the Orange County Board of Supervisors hosted a town hall with local, state and federal representatives, law enforcement, fire departments and representatives from the Orange County Health Care Agency to discuss actions to take on preventing the spread of COVID-19.

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March 4, 2020

Chairwoman Michelle Steel Reassures Residents in Light of Two Presumptive Positive COVID-19 Cases in Orange County

Last evening, the Orange County Healthcare Agency confirmed that there were two presumptive positive cases of COVID-19 in Orange County. The HCA will be sending those samples to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to confirm the results, which are pending.

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March 2, 2020

Orange County Board of Supervisors Holds Special Meeting to Address Coronavirus Prevention

On the morning of March 2nd, Chairwoman Michelle Steel led the Orange County Board of Supervisors in a special meeting of the Board to address the global COVID-19 crisis.

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February 28, 2020

Chairwoman Michelle Steel’s Reaction to Federal Government Filing a Federal Notice of Movement on Fairview Developmental Center

Santa Ana, Calif. (February 28, 2020) – Today the United States Federal Government filed a Federal Notice of Movement to remove Fairview Development Center in Costa Mesa as a site to house persons who have tested positive for COVID-19.

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February 27, 2020

On Behalf of Chairwoman Michelle Steel and County Executive Officer Frank Kim: Important Employee Information Related the COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus)

Yesterday, the Orange County Board of Supervisors declared a local emergency and County Health Officer Dr. Nichole Quick declared a local health emergency as part of broader preparedness efforts related to novel coronavirus, or COVID-19.

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February 26, 2020

Michelle Steel Signs State of Emergency Declaration over Coronavirus

On Wednesday, February 26, 2020 Michelle Steel, Chairwoman of the Orange County Board of Supervisors signed a state of emergency declaration on behalf of the Orange County Board of Supervisors over concerns regarding COVID-19, more commonly known as the coronavirus.

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February 25, 2020

Orange County Board of Supervisors Files Amicus Brief in Support of City of Costa Mesa’s Lawsuit Against Federal and State Governments of to Oppose Potential Transfer of COVID-19 Positive Patients to Fairview Developmental Center

Today, Michelle Steel, Chairwoman of the Orange County Board of Supervisors, led the Board to unanimously approve filing an amicus brief in support of the City of Costa Mesa’s lawsuit against the state and federal governments in opposing the potential transfer of COVID-19 positive individuals to Fairview Developmental Center in Costa Mesa.

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February 25, 2020

John Wayne Airport Introduces AirPAWS Therapy Dog Program

SANTA ANA - Traveling through John Wayne Airport just became a lot less “ruff” and a lot more “PAWS-itive.”

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February 24, 2020

Michelle Steel Supports Decision by Federal Judge to Prevent Transfer of COVID-19 Patients to Fairview Developmental Center

U.S. District Judge Josephine L. Staton today ruled to continue the temporary restraining order for an additional week that bars the transfer of COVID-19 infected patients to the Fairview Developmental Center in Costa Mesa.

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February 22, 2020

Statement on Costa Mesa’s Decision to Block Transfer of Coronavirus to Fairview Development Center

Last night, a federal judge granted the City of Costa Mesa’s request for a temporary restraining order to halt a plan by state and federal agencies to use the Fairview Developmental Center as a location to quarantine people affected with COVID 19, or more commonly known as coronavirus.

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February 22, 2020

Michelle Steel Joins City of Costa Mesa and Other County Representatives for Press Conference to State Opposition to Fairview Development Center to Be Used to House Coronavirus Patients

On the afternoon of Saturday February 22nd, Orange County Board of Supervisors Chairwoman Michelle Steel joined with the City of Costa Mesa as well as other local, federal and state representatives in solidarity against the recent decision by federal and state authorities to transfer recently repatriated Coronavirus infected citizens to the Fairview Development Center in Costa Mesa from the Travis Air Force Base in Northern California.

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February 18, 2020

Demolition of Public Defenders Office

On the morning of Tuesday, February 18, 2020, Chairwoman Michelle Steel along with the other members of the Board of Supervisors led a ceremony commemorating the demolition of the aging and outdated Public Defenders Office to be replaced with a modern, brand new building for the employees of the County of Orange to work in.

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February 12, 2020

Orange County Chairwoman Michelle Steel Joins Supervisor Wagner In Exclusive Tour of Potential Orange County Veteran’s Cemetery in Anaheim Hills

On Friday, February 14th Orange County Board of Supervisors Chairwoman Michelle Steel will be joining Supervisor Don Wagner for a press event to present a new potential site for the long-awaited Veteran’s Cemetery for Orange County in Anaheim Hills.

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February 6, 2020

Orange County Supervisors Chairwoman Michelle Steel Stands for Public Safety Against California’s Sanctuary State Law

The following is a statement from Orange County Board of Supervisors Chairwoman Michelle Steel regarding the recent Orange County Sheriff’s Department data that shows over 2,100 criminal illegal aliens released onto the streets of Orange County since the passage of Senate Bill 54:

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February 4, 2020

Working Wardrobes Headquarters Burns in Fire

The Irvine Headquarters of Working Wardrobes, a local non-profit charitable organization that many of our county employees donate clothes to for the less fortunate, burned down in a fire on the morning of Sunday, February 2nd.

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February 4, 2020

Orange County Board of Supervisors Will Vote to Add Second Crisis Stabilization Unit for County

The Orange County Board of Supervisors will consider an agenda item at next week’s Board of Supervisors meeting to approve 12 recliners for College Hospital’s Crisis Stabilization Unit (CSU).

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January 31, 2020

Coronavirus Update Following Federal Executive Order

The novel coronavirus was declared a public health emergency in the United States by the Department of Health and Human Services on Friday, January 31, 2020.

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January 29, 2020

County Board of Supervisors Approves Zoning Code Amendment to Increase Separation Requirements Between Sober Living Homes in Residential Neighborhoods

On Tuesday, January 28, 2020, Orange County Board of Supervisors Chairwoman Michelle Steel and her colleagues on the Orange County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved Zoning Code Amendment CA 20-01, proposed by Third District Supervisor Don Wagner, to impose further restrictions on sober living homes and State-licensed and/or certified alcoholism and drug abuse treatment facilities seeking to do business in County unincorporated areas.

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January 29, 2020

Orange County Board of Supervisors Approves of Property Tax Refunds Paid Without Claim

On Tuesday, January 28, 2020, the Orange County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved of a resolution that would ease the tax refund process for Orange County property owners.

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January 27, 2020

NBA Legend and Orange County Resident Kobe Bryant Among Nine Killed in Tragic Helicopter Crash

The following is a statement from Michelle Steel, Chairwoman of the Orange County Board of Supervisors, on the fatal helicopter crash which killed 9 Orange County residents, Kobe Bryant, Gianna Bryant, John Altobelli, Keri Altobelli, Alyssa Albobelli, Christina Mauser, Sarah Chester, Payton Chester, and Ara Zobayan.

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January 27, 2020

Update on the Coronavirus

The OC Health Care Agency confirmed Orange County, California’s first case of novel coronavirus on January 25, 2020.

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January 22, 2020

Celebrating the Tet Festival with Orange County’s Vietnamese Community

On Saturday January 25th, Michelle Steel, Chairwoman of the Orange County Board of Supervisors, will be joining Orange County’s Vietnamese community in celebration at the annual OC Tet Festival in Mile Square Park.

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January 15, 2020

OC Sheriff’s Department Presents Hate Crime Assessment at Board of Supervisors Meeting

On the January 14th Orange County Board of Supervisors Meeting, amid the recent spate of anti-Semitic attacks in the US, OC Board of Supervisors Chair Michelle Steel introduced a motion to have the Orange County Sheriff, Don Barnes speak to the board on the Sheriff Department’s efforts to curtail hate crimes and terrorism in the county.

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January 9, 2020

OC Board of Supervisors Working with Sheriff’s Department to Prevent Hate Crimes Against Minorities and Religious Groups

(Santa Ana, CA) – At the request of Michelle Steel, Vice Chair of the Orange County Board of Supervisors, Sheriff-Coroner Don Barnes will present a report to the Board of Supervisors on the County’s efforts to protect minorities and religious institutions from targeted hate-crimes, including anti-Semitism, at the Board of Supervisors meeting Tuesday morning, January 14, 2020.

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