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Alachua County offers its residents many emergency services. The links below will take you to a variety of emergency services available to our residents.


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 Disaster Preparedness

Ready Business Disasters can strike at any time and without any warning. Residents of Alachua County face a host of hazards, both natural and technological.

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Bicycle Safety

In Florida the bicycle is legally defined as a vehicle. Bicyclists have the same rights to the roadways; they must obey the same traffic laws as the operators of other vehicles.

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Get Immediate Assistance

There are five types of 911 systems operating in Florida - Type 1, or Basic, through Type 5, Fully Enhanced. Alachua County operates a Type 4 Enhanced 911 (E-911) system.

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Homeland Security Threat Level


General threat level remains at Elevated.

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