Daily County Update on Citrus County Essential Services as of April 6

New information in RED below.

Citrus County Government remains open to serve our citizens.

There may be limited access to building lobbies for the protection of citizens and employees.

Services continue to be available by phone, email or mail.

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Preliminary work on Forest Ridge Blvd. resurfacing project begins

Citrus County has received a Small County Outreach Project (SCOP) grant from the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) to mill and resurface Forest Ridge Blvd in Beverly Hills.

The improvement project was originally planned to mill and resurface the road from County Road 491 to CR486.

However, due to the planned FDOT project to install sidewalks along Forest Ridge Blvd. from CR486 to W. Lake Beverly Drive, this section of the road will be resurfaced after the sidewalk project is completed to prevent any damage.

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COVID-19 Update: The Centers, Inc. implements changes to services

OCALA, FL — The Centers is continuing to take precautions to keep our communities healthy during this time and prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus while continuing to care for those who need us most.

We strongly encourage all outpatient services to take place via telehealth until April 30, 2020.

During this time, our physical offices will remain open to accommodate patients who require in-person services; however, new temporary hours of Monday and Thursday 8:00am – 5:00pm have been implemented.

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Citrus County following the direction of state government

Citrus County Government is following the direction of the Executive Order 20-91 issued by Governor Ron DeSantis on April 2, 2020 to provide guidance to all those present in the State of Florida to limit movement and activities to only those deemed essential.

This order is in effect until April 30, 2020.

Important information included Executive Order 20-91:

Stay At Home

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Weekiwachee Preserve closed until further notice

SFWMD Water District LogoThe Southwest Florida Water Management District (District) will be closing the WeekiWachee Preserve, located in coastal Hernando County, effective Thursday, April 2 for all uses until further notice.

The District took steps to remind recreational users to follow the direction of Governor Ron DeSantis and to uphold the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidance to practice social distancing by avoiding gatherings larger than 10 people and distancing themselves a minimum of six feet from others.

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