Emergency Information

Citrus County Emergency Operations

County Emergency Operations

Pet Shelter is Lecanto Primary 3790 W. Educational Path, Lecanto

Should you or someone you know need such assistance, please call the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office Emergency Operations Division at 352-249-2700.

Citrus Memorial Hospital

Bayfront Health Seven Rivers Medical

Local Scam Alerts

City Sanitation Schedule

No changes pending. 

Waste Management Handouts

Separating Household Trash and Recycling from Storm Debris

Residential Guidelines – Separating Garbage from Storm Debris at the Curb


  • None 

Water Notices

  • None

Florida Health Boil Water Information

City Water or Sewer Problem
If you notice a water or sewer line break during regular business hours or it is a non-emergency, dial 352-726-2321. Emergencies after business hours or on weekends and holidays, dial 352-201-1764.

City Road or Tree Problem 
If you observe unsafe conditions, please dial 352-726-2321 during regular business hours. If an emergency and the office is closed, dial 352-422-1422.

City Permit or Business Question
If you need repairs, or have questions about permits please call 352-726-3401

Business Recovery Info

Small Business Administration | Disaster Assistance

Recommended Resources

Inverness Alert Center Text & Email Notifications

FEMA Mobile App

Alert Citrus Text Notification

Citrus County Emergency Operations 

National Weather Service Tampa Bay

Ready.gov | Hurricanes


Local Emergency Phone Numbers

  • Citizen Information lines are open 24-hours (352) 527-2106 and (352) 746-5470
  • Citrus County Emergency Management 352-746-6555
  • Citrus County Public Works 352-527-5477
  • Duke Energy 1-800-228-8485
  • American Red Cross 352-564-8455
  • Salvation Army 352-621-5532
  • SECO Storm Center 1-800-732-6141
  • Southwest Florida Water Management District 352-796-7211
  • U.S. Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission1-888-404-3922
  • Withlacoochee Electric 352-795-4382

County Resources 

Citrus County Sheriff's Office


State of Florida Resources

Florida Division of Forestry

Florida Division of Emergency Management

My Safe Florida Home program 

Division of Plant Industry 

U.S. Government Resources

Ready America

National Hurricane Center

Government Benefits

U.S. Small Business Association