Dixie County emergency workers hand out sandbags, open shelters

DIXIE COUNTY, Fla. (WCJB)- A general population shelter has been opened at the Old high school gym at 16013 SE Hwy 19, Cross City.

Dixie County Emergency workers are handing out sandbags at the County Yard for residents to reinforce their homes.

With the possibility of more rain, they remain on high alert.

“We are trying to stay as prepared and ahead of the game as possible. We have everybody standing, waiting for to activate any situation that might occur," said Dixie County Emergency Services spokesperson Ariel Tew.

Schools in Dixie County were closed Monday, but emergency service officials say they will reopen on Tuesday.

Any questions?
Call Emergency Operations at 352-498-1464