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DOH-LAKE County Office Closure for Tropical Storm Nicole

By Neolda Lopez

November 09, 2022

Wednesday, November 9, 2022

DOH-LAKE County Office Closure for Tropical Storm Nicole

Noelda Lopez, Public Information Specialist
Office: 352-589-6424, After Hours: 352-729-1754


Lake County, Fla. — In response to Tropical Storm Nicole, county government offices in Lake County will close at noon (12:00 p.m.) today. As a result, the Florida Department of Health in Lake County (DOH-Lake) will also close at noon today through Thursday, November 10th, 2022.  As a reminder, DOH-Lake Offices are closed on Friday, November 11, for Veterans Day.

The Florida Department of Health continues to coordinate with local emergency managers on resource requests and is on-site at the State Emergency Operation Center in Tallahassee responding to Tropical Storm Nicole.

For medical emergencies, please dial 911.


Special Needs/General Population Shelters:

Two shelters will open on Wednesday, November 9 at 3 p.m. The shelters can accommodate residents with disabilities, pets, and general population.  The shelters will be located at:

  • Lost Lake Elementary
    1901 Johns Lake Rd. Clermont FL 34711
  • Umatilla Elementary School
    401 Lake Street, Umatilla, FL 32784

For additional information, please visit our website at or follow us on Twitter at @FLHealthLake

For additional community resources please visit

About the Florida Department of Health

The Department, nationally accredited by the Public Health Accreditation Board, works to protect, promote and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county and community efforts.

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