Hurricane Ian Preparation for Eustis Residents

Published on September 27, 2022

Preparation for Hurricane Ian

Lake County Emergency Management and the City of Eustis Emergency Operations Team has been tracking Hurricane Ian and coordinating with local and state stakeholders to prepare for the impact to Lake County and the City of Eustis. Please review the important information for Eustis residents below:

  • In preparation of the storm, please secure or remove any loose items outside of your home or business to reduce the possibility of windblown debris.
  • The City of Eustis if offering sandbags at the Eustis Fire Department Station 22, located at 100 W. Norton Avenue. Sandbags and shovels are provided. Self-service sandbags are limited to 10 bags per household (while supplies last).
  • City Administrative Offices will be closed on Wednesday, Sept. 28, Thursday, Sept. 29, and Friday, Sept. 30.
  • The Eustis Memorial Library will close at 5 p.m. today, Sept. 27 through Sunday, Oct. 2 and will re-open on Monday, Oct. 3. 
  • Eustis Parks and Recreation
    • The Eustis Aquatic Center will be closed Wednesday, Wednesday, Sept. 28 through Sunday, Oct. 2.
    • All Parks and Rec programs, activities, and rentals are canceled for Wednesday, Sept. 28 through Sunday, Oct. 2.
    • All public parks will close on Wednesday, Sept. 28 at 5 p.m. and will remain closed through Sunday, Oct. 2. 
  • Garbage and Recycling (Waste Management) collection will be impacted starting on Thursday, Sept. 29 schedule and will be picked up Friday. Friday's scheduled collection, will now be on Saturday. Waste Management plans to complete all scheduled Wednesday collection schedules, as long as safe conditions exist. Post storm collection recovery schedules will be communicated to all municipalities by noon. Waste Management will not operate when sustained wind speeds exceed 35 mph. Resuming “post storm” operations will depend on storm damage safety assessments and open disposal facilities. Also, please refrain from placing any items at the curb for bulk or yard waste pick-up and report any items that are currently at your curb immediately. Please check our website, to see if any information has changed.
  • For additional hurricane preparedness information, including a list of local shelters, please visit Lake County Emergency Management or contact the Lake County Citizens Information Hotline at (352) 253-9999.
  • List of Emergency Shelters Below:

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