Alachua County offers its residents many emergency services. The links below will
take you to a variety of emergency services available to our residents.
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.
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
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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If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a County program, service or public meeting, please contact the Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TDD users, please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).
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