Returning to Normal: COVID, Vaccines, and Community

Open Ninth Episode 121

Almost a year to the day since COVID arrived in our region and it’s finally looking like there’s a light at the end of the tunnel. A return to normal seems imminent – but how are we really going to get there? To give us some insight, Deputy County Administrator and Director of Public Safety for Orange County, Danny Banks joined Chief Judge Don Myers on our latest episode of Open Ninth. Listen in as they talk about COVID, vaccines, and getting the community to the other side of the pandemic.

Time Stamps

  • 0:26 - Introduction to Danny Banks
  • 3:50 - Role of the Public Safety Director
  • 7:55 - Current COVID statistics for Orange County
  • 10:03 - Vaccination information and statistics
  • 14:50 - Returning to normal
  • 19:27 - A look back to the start of the pandemic

 

In this episode

Donald A. Myers, Jr.

Judge Donald A. Myers, Jr. has served as a Circuit Judge since 2011. He was elected as Chief Judge and started his 2-year term on July 1, 2019.

Open Ninth Episode 121 Podcast Guest - Danny Banks
Danny Banks

Director of Public Safety, Orange County, Florida

Danny Banks is the Deputy County Administrator and Director of Public Safety for Orange County, Florida