Voluntary Evacuation and Shelter Location

August 31, 2016

The Levy County Sheriff’s
Office in partnership with Levy County Emergency Management will be issuing a
voluntary evacuation notice for residents that live in evacuation zones west of
US Hwy 19.
Levy County will open a
shelter of last resort at the old Williston High School Cafeteria located at
427 West Noble Avenue (on US Hwy 27) at 4pm this afternoon.  The shelter is only for residents affected by
Tropical Depression #9 and reside on the west side of US 19 from the Suwannee
River south to Yankeetown.
This is a shelter of last
resort and citizens should make a strong effort to find alternative lodging in
a safe location before going to the shelter. 
Pets will not be allowed in the shelter. 
If you are unable to make alternate arrangements for your pets, you may
board them at the Levy County Animal Services building at 12055 NE 68th
Lane in Bronson until the storm passes. 
Pet owners will be required to bring their own crates and food for their
pets.  PETS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED WITHOUT
PROOF OF CURRENT RABIES VACCINATION.
For more information, you can
contact the Levy County Department of Emergency Management at 352-486-5576 or
352-486-5155.
Thank you and be safe.
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Lt. Scott Tummond
Public Information
Levy County Sheriff’s Office
(352) 486-5111
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