Orange County has now been in Coronavirus lockdown for three months.

On March 20 Gov. Gavin Newsom issued a statewide stay-at-home order. So much has transpired since then: rising COVID-19 hospitalizations, protests to open access to beaches and heated debates on whether masks should be required. All the while, scientists maintain working on a vaccine and try to better understand Coronavirus.

“In the absence of a vaccine, information is the best medicine,” said Julie Sandorf, president of the Charles H. Revson Foundation, this week during a virtual Institute for Nonprofit News conference that Voice of OC attended.

At each step and every single day Voice of OC has been here for you. In the absence of certainty around when normal life can resume, we have provided steady news and data while tirelessly pushing your elected officials to release city-by-city COVID-19 counts, accurate and complete Coronavirus information.

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