The Southwest Florida Water Management District (District) will close all campgrounds throughout its 16-county region to help reduce the spread of the coronavirus, also known as COVID-19.
Beginning Wednesday, March 18, at 1 p.m., all District campgrounds and campsites will be closed for 30 days. Recreational day use activities will still be allowed at this time.
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Tempers flared on Feb. 13 at the Citrus County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) meeting.
The BOCC is not satisfied that the Nature Coast EMS (NCEMS) is providing quality ambulance service in the county.
The meeting ended as the NCEMS lawyer attempted to speak, but was subsequently asked to sit down (February 13, 2020).
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A group of Ozello residents have complained that EMS response times are far higher than what they believe they should be.
They told Citrus County Commissioners that, for them, the longest wait time for paramedic service by Naturecoast EMS was 80 minutes. (December 16, 2019).
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The Florida Department of Health in Citrus County (DOH-Citrus) today advised residents there has been an increase in mosquito-borne disease activity in areas of Citrus County.
Several sentinel chicken flocks have tested positive for West Nile virus infection. The risk of transmission to humans has increased.
Citrus County Mosquito Control District and DOH-Citrus continue surveillance and prevention efforts.
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The Florida Department of Health in Citrus County has recently been informed of scam calls that look to have originated from our main number: (352) 527-0068.
These callers will ask for personal information such as your social security number, Medicaid number or other vital information. These fraudulent calls do not originate from this number.
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