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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 www.FloridaHealth.gov/COVID-19 and the CDC at www.CDC.gov to learn the facts and to follow recommendations to prevent the spread of disease.
Visit https://flicg.org/county-by-county-covid-19-information/ for a list of all Florida County’s COVID-19 policies and orders.
Parks and Recreation to open limited capacity facility rentals June 8
In accordance with the Governor’s Executive Order 20-139, the Hernando County Parks and Recreation Department will open building/pavilion rentals to the public with limited capacity beginning June 8, 2020. The following guidelines will be applied in order to keep our citizens and staff safe during this time:
- Inside event rental capacity – 50 percent of approved building capacity
- Outside event rental capacity – 50 people or less
- Citizens are encouraged to follow Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines for social distancing and sanitization when utilizing county facilities
Contact the Parks and Recreation Department at (352) 754-4031 or visit www.HernandoCounty.us/Parks_Rec to schedule a facility rental, download the rental forms and for more information on capacity limits per building/pavilion.
Hernando County Government’s Office of Emergency Management recommends visiting 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 www.FloridaHealth.gov/COVID-19 and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website at www.CDC.gov 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
- Download the FDOH StrongerThanC19 app for free, available for iOS and Android devices, to participate in the community action survey launched on April 3, 2020
- Residents of the City of Brooksville may call (352) 540-3810 or visit www.CityofBrooksville.us for questions related to the City and COVID-19
- Visit for information on all Hernando County Government updates regarding COVID-19
- For information on refreshing your emergency supply kits and plans go to www.HernandoCounty.us/em
- Sign up to receive emergency alerts at www.AlertHernando.org
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