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Homosassa's Mind, Body & Soul Health Fair

Homosassa's Mind, Body & Soul Health Fair

Homosassa, Florida-- The fifth annual Mind, Body & Soul Health Fair is taking place Thursday, June 6, 2013.  

It's being held at the First United Methodist Church of Homossassa, 8831 W. Bradshaw Street from 9 a.m. until noon.  

Attendees will have access to over 50 local business and health organizations offering health screenings and valuable information on services available.

 

Boil Water Notice issued in Citrus Springs Area

Boil Water Notice issued in Citrus Springs Area

Citrus County, Florida-- A precautionary Boil Water Notice has been put into affect because of a main line leak on N Pocono Dr. in Citrus Spring, the Board of County Commissioners announced Monday.

According to BOCC reps, the line specifically services homes between 7889 and 8225, N Pocono Dr. The loss of pressure in the distribution system could impact the bacteriological quality of the water, and in turn make it unsafe for consumption and cooking before boiling.

Two more counties put on water alert

Two more counties put on water alert

Citrus County, Florida -- Two more cities have been put on watch for boiling water. Residents of Water Oaks and Gospel Island residents should boil all water used for consumption and cooking purposes until further notices. 

This notice will remain in effect until satisfactory bacteriological samples are received. Until that time, here are the instructions for treating water:

1. Run water from faucets for several seconds to flush any sediment or other contaminants from the plumbing.

Boil Water Notice: W Gardenia Drive in Citrus Springs Area

Boil Water Notice: W Gardenia Drive in Citrus Springs Area

 

Citrus Springs, Florida-- Due to a water line break on W. Gardenia Drive servicing homes located at 1924 – 2081 W. Gardenia Drive only, a precautionary boil water notice is being issued due to the loss of pressure in the distribution system.  Due to this loss of pressure in the distribution system, the bacteriological quality of water is questionable.  Accordingly, we are recommending that all water used for consumption and cooking purposes be boiled until further notice.

Healthy Living Fair

Healthy Living Fair

Lecanto, Florida -- The 2012 Healthy Living Fair will take place next Friday, November 9, from noon to 3 p.m. at the Citrus County Resource Center.  

Admission is free and there will be chances to win door prizes, receive free health screenings, information, demonstrations and product sampling. 

Flu shots will be available at the event through the Nature Coast EMS, free with Medicare Part B; if you have commercial insurance, check to see if it's covered, or plan to pay a nominal fee at the event.  

Driving and Dementia program tomorrow

Driving and Dementia program tomorrow

Inverness, Florida-- Citrus Memorial and the Alzheimer's Association will host the fourth program in a six-part educational series on Alzheimer's and Dementia.

According to the Citrus County Chamber of Commerce,  the program will discuss what happens to driving ability during the Alzheimer’s disease process.

They'll provide attendees with tips for dealing with someone who refuses to give up their drivers license and present available options. 

Florida DOH: Alert to private well owners in flooded areas

Florida DOH: Alert to private well owners in flooded areas

Bartow, Florida -- The Florida Department of Health is advising private well owners affected by flood waters to take precautions against disease-causing organisms that may make their water unsafe to drink.

DOH recommends one of the following: