Media Release

County Emergency Management Featured on Alachua County Talks

Friday, January 29, 2016 4:30 PM

Alachua County Emergency Management Director David DonnellyALACHUA COUNTY, FL – A new edition of Alachua County Talks, featuring an interview with Alachua County Emergency Management Director David Donnelly, premieres Friday, January 29, 2016, on Cox Channel 12 TV at 7:30 p.m. Donnelly discusses the mission of Alachua County Emergency Management, the importance of community and personal disaster preparedness, and the challenges faced in providing emergency shelter, services and information during extreme weather events and other natural or manmade disasters.

In speaking of the program Alachua County Talks host Mark Sexton said, “Alachua County Emergency Management provides a great example of County and other local governments working together to safeguard our community in times of crisis. The County and Director Donnelly are committed to the County Emergency Management mission to develop and sustain a disaster resilient community. ”

View the Interview Online

For more information, visit Alachua County Emergency Management online or call the Alachua County Emergency Management at 352-264-6500.

The latest editions of Alachua County Talks air on Cox Channel 12 at 7 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. every night except Thursday, and at 7 a.m. and 7:30 a.m. and 11:30 p.m. and 12 a.m. every day. Special or regular County Commission and Gainesville City Commission meetings may preempt any showing.

View the complete Channel 12 Schedule.

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For more information, contact the Alachua County Communications Office at 352-374-5204.


  • Mark Sexton
  • Communications & Legislative Affairs Director
  • Phone: 352-374-5204
  • Cell: 352-283-2317

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