In preparation for Hurricane Ian, a local state of emergency was declared by City officials this afternoon during an emergency meeting of the City Council.

Hernando County Declares Local State Of Emergency, Issues Emergency Protective Measures

 Hernando County Emergency Management continues to monitor Tropical Storm Nicole. Government leaders are assessing current and forecasted conditions to determine the need for additional emergency protective measures.

HERNANDO COUNTY, Fla. – Hernando County Emergency Management continues to monitor Tropical Storm Nicole.

Government leaders are assessing current and forecasted conditions to determine the need for additional emergency protective measures.

PROCLAMATION NO. 2022-2 Declaration of State of Local Emergency, has been enacted by the Hernando County Board of County Commissioners.

This declaration provides Hernando County Government the authority to take action as needed to ensure the health, safety, and welfare of the community.

This includes making emergency purchases, obtaining additional resources, renting equipment, hiring workers, utilizing volunteers, etc.

The Local State of Emergency will be in effect for seven days, or until rescinded.

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