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11-9-22 3:15 p.m. Tropical Storm Nicole Update – Waste Collection

Press release from Alachua County

ALACHUA COUNTY, Fla. – All Alachua County and City of Gainesville waste collections regularly scheduled for Thursday will now be picked up on Friday due to Tropical Storm Nicole. Regular collection schedules will resume on Monday, November 14, 2022.

High Springs has also announced that garbage collection is delayed to Saturday.

The Rural Collection Centers will be closed on Friday due to the Veteran’s Day holiday but will reopen on Saturday, November 12.

The Leveda Brown Environmental Park and Transfer Station (5115 N.E. 63 Avenue, Gainesville) will be closed on Thursday due to Tropical Storm Nicole. It will reopen on Friday, November 11th, and will have extended hours on Saturday, November 12th, remaining open until 2 p.m.

Alachua County has activated the 311 Critical Information Line. This is for questions and rumor control. This number cannot receive texts. Please use 911 for bona fide emergencies only.

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Residents are encouraged to have a basic emergency supply kit, an emergency preparedness plan, and to register for emergency alerts by texting ALACHUA TO 888-777.

See the latest from the National Weather Service in Jacksonville (This link is updated regularly). Visit Alachua County Ready for local updates.

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