COVID-19 Questions?

For questions related to Hernando County and COVID-19, call the COVID-19 Public Information Center line at:

(352) 540-6233

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Monday - Friday


Emergency Management
18900 Cortez Boulevard
Brooksville, FL 34601

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Phone (352) 754-4083
Fax (352) 754-4090
Recorded Message Line (352) 754-4111

COVID-19 Information

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Emergency Management and the Florida Department of Health in Hernando County encourage residents to remain informed. We can all help to prevent the spread of disease by:

1. Washing your hands frequently with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to the bathroom, before eating and after blowing your nose, coughing or sneezing
2. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol
3. Avoid close contact with people who are sick, and stay home when you are sick
4. Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth
5. Cleaning and disinfecting frequently touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe

Monitor trusted sources of information such as the Health Department website at and the CDC at to learn the facts and to follow recommendations to prevent the spread of disease.

Visit for a list of all Florida County’s COVID-19 policies and orders.

Building and Zoning Division office open to public with operational changes

Post Date:03/19/2020 12:32 PM

News UpdateThe Hernando County Building and Zoning Division offices, located at 789 Providence Street in Brooksville, will remain open to the public as a drop-off and pick-up area only until further notice. To reduce risk to the public and staff, it is encouraged for Building Division customers to utilize online services available at however, should you need to visit the office:

  • Applications and forms will be available in the lobby
  • A permit drop-off area will be available in the lobby for submittal of permit applications, revisions, resubmittals and other documents
  • Permit pick-ups can be scheduled over the phone by contacting a Permit Technician at (352) 754-4050
  • Inspections can be scheduled online at or by phone at (352) 754-4050
  • Contractors are encouraged to utilize the online system at to submit applications, documents and receive permits
  • All documents can be submitted electronically via email to or fax at (352) 754-4416. Customers will be contacted as soon as their documents are entered to ensure they are received

Hernando County Government’s Office of Emergency Management continues to monitor this rapidly evolving situation. Visit the following web and social media sites for more information:

  • Residents should monitor trusted sources of information such as the Florida Department of Health (FDOH) website at and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website at to learn the facts and to follow recommendations to prevent the spread of disease.
  • FDOH has set up a call center for general questions regarding COVID-19 at (866) 779-6121, operating 24/7
  • Visit for information on all Hernando County Government updates regarding COVID-19
  • For information on refreshing your emergency supply kits and plans go to
  • Sign up to receive emergency alerts at
  • Follow us on Facebook @HernandoCoGov
  • Follow us on Twitter @HernandoCoGov

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