Citrus County Alerts
CITRUS HEALTH DEPARTMENT URGES CAUTION AFTER STORMS AND FLOODS
As low-lying and flood-prone areas of Citrus County continue to deal with flooding due to recent heavy rains, the Florida Department of Health in Citrus County (DOH-Citrus) is reminding residents to take precautions to keep families and neighbors safe.
COVID-19 Testing Info
Nomi Health will provide no-cost COVID-19 testing beginning on Thursday, Sept. 16, at the Central Ridge Community Center, 77 Civic Cir. in Beverly Hills. The drive-thru site will be open Monday thru Friday, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Mosquito-Borne Illnesses Advisory
Several sentinel chickens have tested positive for Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) virus infection. The risk of transmission to humans has increased. Citrus County Mosquito Control District and DOH-Citrus continue surveillance and prevention efforts.
Hepatitis A Increase
To combat a rise in hepatitis A cases in the county, the Florida Department of Health in Citrus County (DOH-Citrus) is offering the two-dose hepatitis A vaccine at no cost to adults 18+ at the Duke Energy/DOH-Citrus COVID-19 Vaccination Site in Crystal River.
Special Needs Shelter Relocation
Citrus County’s only Special Needs Shelter, which houses individuals with special and minimal medical needs during a severe weather emergency, is temporarily relocating to the Renaissance Center, located at 3630 W. Educational Path in Lecanto, effective immediately.