Hurricane Ian Update – County Sandbag Operations

Press release from Alachua County

ALACHUA COUNTY, Fla. – The County’s sandbag operation will reopen this morning at 7:30 a.m. It will not be staffed after 12 pm (noon). Residents can self-serve in the afternoon while supplies last. The County will leave shovels, but it is recommended you bring one, just in case. It is at Wayside Park (11855 NW US Highway 441, Alachua).

Alachua County has activated the 311 Critical Information Line (or call 352-264-6557) for questions and rumor control. This number cannot receive texts. Please use 911 for bona fide emergencies only.

Residents are encouraged to have a basic emergency supply kit and 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.