News and Announcements

Cancellations for the Hernando/Citrus Planning Organization

Category: Press Releases       Posted By: Denise Gallagher       Year: 2019

Due to the anticipated arrival of Hurricane Dorian, the Hernando/Citrus Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) has cancelled for Wednesday, September 4, 2019 the following committee meetings:

•             Bicycle/Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC)

•             Technical Advisory Committee (TAC)

•             Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC)

Any questions concerning cancellation of these meetings should be directed to Mr. Steve Diez, MPO Executive Director, Hernando/Citrus MPO, 1661 Blaise Drive, Brooksville, FL, 34601, telephone (352) 752-4082, extension 28013, or email mpo@hernandocounty.us.

Cancellations from Citrus County Extension

Category: Press Releases       Posted By: Denise Gallagher       Year: 2019

Citrus County Extension’s Tuesday night, September 3rd Cooking Under Pressure class has been cancelled. 

Wednesday, September 4th both am and pm sessions of Matter of Balance Class have been cancelled.

For more information phone, 352-527-5700.

Storm Water Disposal Announcement

Category: Press Releases       Posted By: Denise Gallagher       Year: 2019

Citrus County Water Resources would like to remind citizens that intentionally introducing stormwater into the sanitary sewer system, by opening up a sewer clean out or manhole cover is illegal and may result in enforcement action. Any questions or more information about stormwater disposal phone, 352-527-5477

North Florida/South Georgia Veteran Health System announces facility closures

Category: Press Releases       Posted By: Denise Gallagher       Year: 2019

The North Florida/South Georgia Veteran Health System (NF/SGVHS) leadership continues to closely monitor Hurricane Dorian.  With the uncertainty of Hurricane Dorian’s track and Monday, September 2 a Federal Holiday, the decision has been made to cancel (and reschedule) all outpatient clinic appointments at all facilities on Tuesday, September 3, 2019. 

The following NF/SGVHS Facilities will be closed on Tuesday, September 3, 2019:

•             Jacksonville OPC (and Jacksonville Southpoint and University)

•             Lecanto CBOC

•             Marianna CBOC

•             Ocala CBOC (and Ocala West Specialty)

•             Palatka CBOC

•             Perry CBOC

•             St. Augustine CBOC

•             St. Marys CBOC

•             Tallahassee HCC

•             The Villages OPC

•             Valdosta CBOC

•             Waycross CBOC

Medical Center Outpatient Clinic Appointments Cancelled for Tuesday, September 3, 2019

-Lake City VAMC Primary Care, Specialty and Mental Health appointments on Tuesday, September 3, 2019 will be cancelled. 

-Gainesville VAMC Primary Care, Specialty and Mental Health appointments on Tuesday, September 3, 2019 will be cancelled.

If you have not done so already, please ensure you have your hurricane plans in place.  For more information on hurricane preparedness go to Ready.gov.

Declaration Local State of Emergency

Category: Press Releases       Posted By: Denise Gallagher       Year: 2019

The Citrus County Board of County Commissioners declares a Local State of Emergency

With the approach of Hurricane Dorian, the Citrus County Board of County Commissioners declared a Local State of Emergency to begin at 5:00pm August 29, 2019.

No evacuations are recommended at this time and no shelters are open.

Sandbagging Sites will open Friday, August 30, Saturday, August 31, and Sunday September 1, 2019 at 7:00am until 7:00pm. 

The locations are as follows:

•             4508 S. Grandmarch Ave. Homosassa

               (Near Grover Cleveland Blvd.)

•             7490 W. Gulf to Lake Hwy. Crystal River

                               (Near Dan’s Clam Stand – on opposite side of road)

•             Spruce Drive Boat Ramp – Hernando, off C-39

                              4863 E. Spruce Drive

                              Dunnellon, FL 34434

***There is a limit of 15 bags per vehicle***

For more storm information, visit the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page or visit sheriffcitrus.org. 

Bicentennial Park Pool Announces Closure Dates Due to Hurricane Dorian

Category: Press Releases       Posted By: Denise Gallagher       Year: 2019

Citrus County Parks and Recreation has announced due to the pending weather event Bicentennial Park Pool, located at 8145 W. Bicentennial Park Drive Crystal River, Fl. 34429, will be closed on Sunday, September 1, 2019 and Monday, September 2, 2019 (Labor Day). 

For more information phone 352-527-7540.

Citrus County Parks and Recreation Cancellations Due to Hurricane Dorian

Category: Press Releases       Posted By: Denise Gallagher       Year: 2019

Citrus County Parks and Recreation Cancellations Due to Hurricane Dorian

  • Citrus County Parks and Recreation Fall Kickball program is cancelled for Tuesday, September 3rd and is rescheduled to begin on Tuesday, September 10th.

  • Citrus County Parks and Recreation Adult Co-ed Volleyball for Wednesday, September 4th is cancelled.

For more information phone 352-527-7540.

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