County offers emergency text alerts for residents

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ALACHUA COUNTY, FL – The Alachua County Commission creates and enforces new Emergency Orders in the midst of this pandemic. The goal of these Orders is to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in our community. Residents who would like to receive updates when new Emergency Orders are released can now sign up for text alerts. Those wanting alerts should text ALACHUAEO to 888-777.

Alachua County Communications and Legislative Affairs Director Mark Sexton said, “This is a great way for people to stay updated on the latest information concerning these Orders.”

To read the latest Emergency Order regarding restaurants and bars (EMERGENCY ORDER NO. 2020-44), go here.

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