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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 


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