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Richland County Opening Shelter, County Offices Closed Monday

11 September 2017

Richland County will open its first emergency shelter for Hurricane Irma evacuees Saturday.

With deep consideration for the safety of our students and community and the time needed to recover from Hurricane Irma, Duval County Public Schools has made a decision to close schools on Tuesday, September 12.

Madison County Central School opened on Saturday as a shelter for residents needing somewhere to go.

Seacrest Country Day School will be closed through Friday. The decision to close will be up to the local districts.

Florida State University in Tallahassee said it's monitoring the storm and preparing for a possible impact as staff spent Tuesday assessing facilities, testing equipment and stocking up on supplies.

Ware County School System officials are working closely with Emergency Management Agency officials to monitor the status of Hurricane Irma to determine what effect the storm will have on school schedules.

Flagler Beach Police tweeted out information regarding the beachside curfew
Flagler Beach Police tweeted out information regarding the beachside curfew

The Taylor County School District will be closed through Tuesday, 9/12.

Scott has said more volunteers will be needed and registration can be done HERE.

School closures are available at www.fldoe.org/irma.

Last year Chiles High School in Leon County became a staging area for relief supplies.

Action News Jax learned Tuesday night that all DCPS football games will be moved from Friday night to Thursday night.

"This is based on current tracking information from the National Hurricane Center and the Governor's Office", Hall said.

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Richland County Opening Shelter, County Offices Closed Monday