Are you concerned about falling? Join UF/IFAS Extension Citrus County for Matter of Balance Class.
WHO: Have you turned down a chance to go out with friends or family because you were concerned about falling?
Have you cut down on a favorite activity because you might fall? If so, A Matter of Balance is a program for you.
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The controversy over 5G’s implementation has reached Citrus County.
On Tuesday, a woman called “Miss Beatrice” spoke to county commissioners about the health effects of the 5G communications network coming soon to a town near you.
Below is a video of the woman’s presentation, and the responses of the officials.
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By Florida House Speaker Jose R. Oliva
COVID-19 Testing Sites – Florida
Drive-Thru Testing sites available are listed by county.
Each walk up site can test up to 200 individuals per day.
Safe. Smart. Step-by-Step
Governor’s Office Announces Recovery Plan
The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity is now giving daily updates on Florida’s Reemployment Assistance program in response to the coronavirus outbreak.
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Citrus County Transit is offering citizens expanded door-to-door transportation from 6:00am to 6:00pm Monday through Friday, with fares waived during the county state of emergency.
Trips are available for work, shopping, doctor’s appointments, and other essential needs.
Door-to-door service is offered at this time for the general public, as well as residents with mobility needs.
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Citrus County Emergency Management is assisting our local government and community partners for donations of medical supplies, personal protective equipment (PPE) and disinfectants that can be used to help fight the spread of COVID-19.
These supplies will then be distributed, based on need, to critical-care facilities, local hospitals, long-term care facilities, medical offices and first responders.
Individuals and businesses are asked to donate ONLY the following items
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An 80-year-old Citrus County resident diagnosed with COVID-19 passed away today.
This is the first COVID-19 death in Citrus County.
We are expressing our condolences to the person’s family and will continue to work with the Florida Department of Health (DOH) and our community partners to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
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Tempers flared on Feb. 13 at the Citrus County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) meeting.
The BOCC is not satisfied that the Nature Coast EMS (NCEMS) is providing quality ambulance service in the county.
The meeting ended as the NCEMS lawyer attempted to speak, but was subsequently asked to sit down (February 13, 2020).
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The Citrus County Commission is reacting to reports of poor response times by the Nature Coast EMS.
The commission will send out a letter that requires NCEMS to comply with its county contract within 45 days of the letter’s receipt. (Jan. 7, 2020)
A group of Ozello residents have complained that EMS response times are far higher than what they believe they should be.
They told Citrus County Commissioners that, for them, the longest wait time for paramedic service by Naturecoast EMS was 80 minutes. (December 16, 2019).
The Florida Department of Health in Citrus County has recently been informed of scam calls that look to have originated from our main number: (352) 527-0068.
These callers will ask for personal information such as your social security number, Medicaid number or other vital information. These fraudulent calls do not originate from this number.
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