Puerto Rican and Virgin Islands Evacuees are Still Facing Health and Career Challenges
Community leaders met to discuss the challenges still facing Puerto Rican and Virgin Islands families displaced by hurricane Maria, including getting their children ready for the upcoming school year. Orange County Public Schools spokesperson Scott Howat says the district hired additional staff including counselors to address these concerns.
“That runs from registration to vaccines to information about schools that they need to pursue.”
OCPS was an exhibitor at all day expo Saturday at the Orange County Convention Center. Free resources for children included health screenings and vaccines.
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