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Hernando County Schools to Close for Emergency Shelter operations

By Florida's Original NatureCoaster™ Posted on September 26, 2022

In preparation for the potential impact of Hurricane Ian to Hernando County, the local Emergency Operations Center has issued an emergency order establishing multiple shelters for those who will be evacuating from low-lying areas, mobile or manufactured homes.

In order to prepare schools as shelters, Hernando Schools will close all schools and district offices Tuesday, Sept. 27th. Schools and offices will remain closed through Friday.

The following Hernando County School District sites will serve as shelters for Hernando residents:

  • Challenger K8 – Those with special needs and their families ONLY.
  • Explorer K8 – General population and pets.
  • Shelters will open Tuesday at 9 AM.

For the latest shelter information follow HCSD on social media platforms at @HernandoSchools



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