Effective July 6 at 7:00 a.m., Citrus County is under a Local State of Emergency. Read the proclamation here: TS Elsa State of General Emergency Proclamation

A voluntary evacuation order has been issued for identified affected areas within Citrus County, effective at 6:00pm on Tuesday, July 6, 2021 until further notice.

The order has been updated to apply to all low-lying areas west of Highway 19 and anyone residing in mobile homes, manufactured homes, and all unsafe structures in Citrus County.

All affected are encouraged to follow their emergency plans and only utilize shelters as a last resort.

The following shelter locations will open at 6:00pm on Tuesday, July 6, 2021:

  • 3630 W Educational Path, Lecanto, FL 34461 – Special Needs
  • 3790 W Educational Path, Lecanto, FL 34461 – General Population/Pet-Friendly
For more information and updates, call the Citizen Information Lines at (352) 249-2777, (352) 249-2776, and (352) 249-2775 or visit the Citrus County Facebook page.
For the most current information, visit https://www.sheriffcitrus.org/emergency-management.php or follow these social media accounts: