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  • Health officials issue mosquito-borne illnesses advisory


    Noreen Nickola-Williams, Director of the Office of Public Health Practice and Policy for the Florida Department of Health in St Johns County, reported to Historic City News Friday that in partnership with the Anastasia Mosquito Control District an increase in mosquito-borne disease activity has been detected within the southeast quadrant of St Johns County.

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  • Department of Health in St Johns County reopens for mission-essential services


    Florida Department of Health spokesperson Noreen Nickola-Williams reported to Historic City News that the local Department of Health office in St Johns County will re-open for mission-essential services on Monday, October 3, 2022.

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  • Public Notice of Pollution – City of St Augustine


    Pursuant to Section 403.077, F.S., the Florida Department of Environmental Protection informed local Historic City News reporters that they have received the following Public Notice of Pollution for a reportable release that occurred within the City of St Augustine within St Johns County.

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  • Southeastern St Johns county under flash flood warning


    The National Weather Service in Jacksonville has issued a flash flood warning to Historic City News for southeastern St Johns County until 3:15 p.m. EDT today.

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  • As floods increase so does the potential for contaminated water


    As our area is hit with heavy rain and winds from Hurricane Ian, St Johns County Emergency Management is advising Historic City News subscribers and residents to exercise caution regarding drinking water, standing water and flooding. In particular, the county warns of the potential for a contaminated water supply.

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  • St Johns is under a hurricane watch as Ian intensifies


    Coastal St. Johns County is now under a “hurricane watch” as winds are expected to reach a peak of 35-45 mph and there is a potential for storm surge flooding greater than three feet above ground in some areas. This comes as Hurricane Ian is approaching Category 5 strength and landfall is expected to hit the Sunshine State beginning in southwest Florida today. 

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  • St Johns County placed under Tropical Storm Warning


    Areas of coastal St. Johns County were placed on warnings for tropical storm and storm surge as Hurricane Ian strengthens to Category 3 and continues its track to Florida. Residents are cautioned of the potential for life-threatening conditions within the next 36 hours.

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  • Governor expands emergency declaration statewide as Tropical Storm Ian strengthens


    Director of Communications, Taryn Fenske, informed local Historic City News reporters that yesterday, Governor Ron DeSantis issued a new Executive Order, expanding the limited state of emergency declared Friday for several counties in Florida’s Peninsula and the Florida Keys.

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  • Blue-Green Algae found in St Johns River


    The Florida Department of Health in St. Johns County reported to Historic City News that it has issued a health alert after harmful blue-green algae toxins were detected in the St. Johns River near Shands Bridge. Residents are encouraged to take precautions as blue-green algae can have harmful effects on humans, pets, and other animals.

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  • Division of Emergency Management warns Floridians to prepare


    The Florida Division of Emergency Management is monitoring the trajectory of Tropical Depression Nine and any potential impact it may have on Florida. Director Kevin Guthrie reported to Historic City News that he is communicating with the National Hurricane Center, the National Weather Service and emergency management directors at the county level.

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  • Condo president arrested after placing hidden camera to spy on female visitor


    The oceanside Las Brisas Condominium, part of the Matanzas Shores community, was in the news recently after the homeowner’s association president was arrested on four felony counts of video voyeurism.  Historic City News local reporters were informed that a video camera focused on the master bedroom had been installed without the owner’s permission.

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