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Tropical Storm Irma Update One Evacuation Lifted, One Still in Place

Monday, September 11, 2017 6:15 PM

The Mandatory Evacuation Order for mobile homes, manufactured homes, and recreational vehicles has been lifted.

The Mandatory Evacuation Order remains in effect for flood prone areas adjacent to the Santa Fe River. Water levels in the Santa Fe River will continue to rise through mid-week. Isolated flooding around creeks and streams may also occur.  If you live in these areas, please make arrangements to go to other accommodations, with friends or family.

As a last resort, a shelter at the Martin Luther King Multipurpose Center (1028 N.E. 14th Street, Gainesville, FL 32601) will open at approximately 7 pm. tonight, Monday, September 11, 2017.

For all shelter questions, call 311 (This is a call in, not text, phone number). For life threatening emergencies call 911. For emergencies that are not life-threatening call 352-955-1818.

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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 Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).