Orange County Government now offering swank, pre-filled sandbags at distribution sites


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The pre-filled sandbag distribution sites are now open in Orange County. But don't go alone – bring someone along to help.

Orange County Government is encouraging residents to prepare for Hurricane Dorian by distributing pre-made sandbags to residents on Friday, Aug. 30, 2019 and Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019 at various locations.

Orange County residents can visit for the latest sandbag and storm updates.

At the time of posting, the self-service locations are open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday at these locations:
  • Meadow Woods Park, 1751 Rhode Island Woods Cr
  • West Orange Rec Center, 309 S West Crown Point Rd
  • Barnett Park, 4801 W Colonial Dr
  • Bithlo Community Park, 18501 Washington St
Pre-filled sandbags can be found 9 am to 7 pm Friday and Saturday at these locations:
  • Zellwood Maintenance Unit, 3400 Golden Gem Rd
  • West Orange Maintenance Unit, 644 Beulah Rd
  • John Young Maintenance Unit, 4200 S John Young Py
  • Taft Maintenance Unit, 11442 Intermodal Wy
  • Jay Blanchard Park, 2451 Dean Rd
  • Bithlo Maintenance Unit, 18753 Old Cheney Hy
Seminole County residents have to fill their own sandbags, and can find more information at:

A reminder from local guardian angel Sarah Elbadri on Facebook: sandbags are heavy, so bring a friend.
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