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Hernando County announces availability of cold weather shelters

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(Brooksville, FL) – Hernando County Emergency Management is monitoring the potential for cold weather Friday night into Saturday morning and Saturday night into Sunday morning. In preparation, Emergency Management has coordinated with Jericho Road Ministries to ensure that anyone without access to heat has a safe place to stay beginning Friday, December 23, 2022, until weather conditions improve.

Cold Weather Shelters:

Men’s Shelter
1090 Mondon Hill Road
Brooksville, FL 34605
Phone: (352) 799-2912 ext.103

Women’s Shelter (Mary’s House)
1163 Howell Avenue
Brooksville, FL 34601
Phone: (352) 799-2912 ext.109

Steps to Prepare for Cold Weather:
Residents should stay indoors, bring pets inside and cover or move plants that are sensitive to cold indoors. Do not leave pets outside in the cold weather.
Consider running pool pumps overnight during freezing temperatures to prevent damage.
Individuals that need to seek shelter from the cold may contact Jericho Road Ministries for assistance.
Residents are encouraged to monitor to local media outlets or the National Weather Service at http://www.srh.noaa.gov/tbw/ for current weather information. The EOC is not activated at this time.

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Recommend Actions:
Take this opportunity to refresh your emergency supply kit. For more information, visit http://www.HernandoCounty.us/EM
Register for automated severe weather notifications at http://www.AlertHernando.org

Rocco Maglio
Rocco Magliohttps://www.roccomaglio.com
Rocco Maglio is a co-founder of the Hernando Sun. He grew up in Brooksville and graduated from Hernando High. He then worked in technology for starting in the early 1990s. He was fascinated by the potential of the Internet even though at the time there were not graphical browsers. He recently earned a Master of Science in Information Technology with a specialization in Cybersecurity.
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