Citrus County Government remains open to serve our citizens. There may be limited access to building lobbies for the protection of citizens and employees. Services continue to be available by phone, email or mail.
Animal Services – mandating all volunteers to not come to the shelter beginning Wednesday, March 25 until further notice. We are currently delaying the intake of owner-surrendered animals to ensure we have kennel space. For more information phone (352)746-8400 or visit: www.citruscritters.com. For those who need to renew or purchase a County Pet License, we ask for you to either do so online at https://www.petdata.com/.
The Citrus County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) on March 16 declared a Local State of Emergency during a special, emergency session, due to the worldwide pandemic COVID-19 virus threat to public health locally.
Citizens are asked to implement basic precautions of infection control and prevention: social distancing and staying at home when ill while practicing respiratory and hand hygiene.
The Citrus County Commission has declared February 2020 as Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. Various agencies dealing with domestic violence have banded together to make dating safer for the county’s teens (February 13, 2020)
Citrus County Commissioner Ron Kitchen wonders if a local newspaper considered fact-checking before writing a story and editorial about the number of riders who were allegedly barred from using the Citrus County Transit bus system. (January 7, 2020)
Janice Tuten of Hernando accused Citrus County Commission Chairman Brian Coleman of singling her out in a recent action in which, she said, the county’s Code Enforcement department took her mobile home, possessions and an adjacent structure from her property. (December 16, 2019)