The Citizens Information Line, according to Lake County, will be available from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Lake County Schools announced on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday that they will be closed due to weather.
In the afternoon on Tuesday, information was supposed to be sent to households in Lake County through email and phone calls. Schools in Lake County will operate on a Wednesday schedule today so that staff may begin preparing buildings to serve as evacuation centers, the district announced.
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Tuesday will be business as usual for the Extended Learning Centers and for all other after-school activities, including sports. Lake County Schools, according to Sherri Owens, would like to allow ample preparation time for all parties involved.
“Some of our institutions of higher learning function as emergency refuges. Since our employees needed time to turn the schools into shelters, we had to schedule early dismissal “To quote Owens:
On Wednesday and Thursday, there will be no after-school activities. However, a decision regarding Friday night’s football games and other events will be made later today. Regular operations at schools and district offices are expected to resume on October 3.
Eight emergency shelters in Lake County will open to locals on Tuesday, September 27. At 4 p.m., the doors of the shelters will be opened to the general public. In every establishment, pets are welcome. On Tuesdays at 4 o’clock in the afternoon, doors to emergency shelters in Lake County will open to the public.
- Treadway Elementary
- Villages Elementary
- Leesburg Elementary
- Umatilla Elementary
- Lost Lake Elementary
- Charter on Spring Creek
- Yacht Charter Mascotte
Individuals with an extra represent optional assistance for those who require it.
At five different locations in Lake County, sandbags will be made available between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. The county has mandated that each home carry its own shovels and has set a limit of 10 bags of sand.
Only before the storm’s arrival will sandbags be made available. The website will not have any tools available. However, the Minneola Athletic Complex and P.E.A.R. Park in Leesburg are two sandbag places that provide additional support for people in need.
Minneola Athletic Complex 1300 Fosgate Road, Minneola Minneola Area 23023 State Road 40, Astor East Lake Sports and Community Complex 24809 Wallick Road, Sorrento P.E.A.R. Park 26701 US Hwy 27, Leesburg North Lake Regional Park 40730 Roger Giles Road, Umatilla.