Hurricane Irma

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Evacuation Updates

Mandatory Evacuation for Unsafe Structure Residents Due to worsening weather conditions (Tropical Storm and Hurricane force winds) Alachua County has issued a Mandatory Evacuation order for those living in mobile homes, manufactured homes, recreational vehicles or homes which may not withstand hurricane force winds and those in flood prone areas. Please evacuate as quickly as possible. These residents must evacuate and stay with friends, family or in a hotel. Those considering using the emergency shelters, please remember that shelters are a choice of last resort. All shelters are on a first come first served basis.

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Alachua County Government Closings

Alachua County BOCC offices will be closed beginning on noon Friday, September 8, 2017 through Tuesday, September 12, 2017. Essential County services will remain in full effect during the Hurricane Irma activation. County employees are still required to fulfill emergency responsibilities during this time.

For more information call 311 in Alachua County or 352-264-6557 outside Alachua County.

School Closures

Please use the links below to get the lastest inforomation about School Closing notices.

Emergency Shelter Information

All Alachua County Shelters Are Now Closed

Sand Bag Locations

Sandbag Loacations are closed at this time

Alachua County Solid Waste & Resource Recovery

Please stay tuned to updates from Alachua County as hours of operation may change due to storm conditions at any time.

All collection centers have been closed due to Hurricane Irma

For more information please visit or call (352)338-3233.