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Tavares, Florida 32778

 Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

COVID-19 updates below:

As part of Lake County’s commitment to public health and safety, the County is taking steps to prevent the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). On February 24, 2020, the County formed a Task Force of stakeholders to monitor COVID-19 and make recommendations for preventing the spread of the virus.

The County is encouraging people to use online services whenever possible and adhere to the recommendations outlined by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Florida Department of Health.

Text Updates

To receive COVID-19 alerts on your mobile device, text COVIDUPDATE to 888777.

Power Outages and Contacts

[updated: 7/7/2021 4:56:30 AM]

See contacts below for reporting and tracking power outages in Lake County:




Clay Electric Co-Op Inc.
24950 E. County Road 316
Salt Springs, 32134
Customer service: 800-224-4917
Report outages: 888-434-9844

Duke Energy
Customer service: 800-700-8744
Report outages: 800-228-8485

Sumter Electric Cooperative, Inc.

50 West Ardice Avenue

Eustis, 32726

850 Howey Road
Groveland, 34736

330 S. U.S. Highway 301
Sumterville, 33585


City of Leesburg Electric
2010 Griffin Road
Leesburg, 34788
Customer Service: 352-728-9830
Report outages: 833-223-1313

City of Mount Dora Electric
510 N. Baker St.
Mount Dora, 32757
Customer Service: 352-735-7151
Report outages: 352-735-7141




[updated: 7/7/2021 4:54:09 AM]

County offices
Squalls from Tropical Storm Elsa are expected to start in Lake County this evening and continue through tomorrow morning. For the safety of our residents and staff, County offices and services will have a delayed opening on July 7 with offices and services expected to reopen at 1 p.m. This temporary closure includes County parks and libraries.

The Planning and Zoning Board meeting scheduled for Wednesday, July 7 at 9 a.m. will be postponed until Wednesday, August 4 at 9 a.m.

The Supervisor of Elections and Tax Collector will also have a delayed opening on July 7 and services are expected to reopen at 1 p.m.

Lake County libraries
Lake County’s six branch libraries will close today at 5 p.m. and reopen at 1 p.m. tomorrow, including Astor County Library in Astor, Cagan Crossings Community Library in Clermont, Cooper Memorial Library in Clermont, East Lake County Library in Sorrento, Marion Baysinger Memorial Library in Groveland, and Paisley County Library in Paisley. Cooper Memorial Library in Clermont will be closed tomorrow, July 7. For hours of additional libraries, residents are encouraged to reach out to their local libraries as they are subject to change.

Residential trash collection
Lake County Solid Waste will follow the normal operating schedule for residential pickup.


Stay Informed

[updated: 7/7/2021 4:51:56 AM]

To receive emergency notifications, register at www.alertlake.com or text “ALERTLAKE” to 888777. For the latest information regarding Lake County’s response to Tropical Storm Elsa, follow Lake County Emergency Management on Facebook at www.facebook.com/LakeCountyFLEmergencyManagement.

The Citizens Information Line (CIL) is available for residents needing information regarding the storm. To reach the CIL, call 352-253-9999.



[updated: 7/7/2021 4:51:07 AM]

The County’s fixed-route bus system, LakeXpress, as well as Lake County Connection, the County’s Transportation Disadvantaged service, will suspend services until 10 a.m. on July 7. Transit services will resume at 10 a.m. pending any reports of sustained windspeeds of over 37 miles per hour.

Visit www.ridelakexpress.com for the latest information regarding route changes.

Video Updates

Click the YouTube Playlist (icon) icon (upper-right corner of the video) to view the COVID-19 playlist containing the latest video updates from Lake County.

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