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Posted on: March 24, 2020

COVID-19 Update March 24


The Florida Department of Health Citrus County provided an update today at 12:46 p.m. on positive results for COVID-19 in Citrus County as follows:

  • Total cases 9 (4 in Crystal River; 2 in Lecanto; 2 in Inverness; 1 in Hernando)

The City is continuing to provide normal services such as water, sewer, public works projects, building permits, public safety, and City Administration. Inverness City Hall is open 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. in the lobby only. Please call the City at (352) 726-2611 to request city services and to interact with city government. Please avoid coming to City Hall whenever possible.


  • Whispering Pines Park, 1700 Forest Drive
  • Depot District, 300 Apopka Ave.
  • Liberty Park and Liberty Trail, 286 Apopka Ave.
  • Wallace Brooks Park, 328 E. Dampier Street
  • Cooter Pond and satellite parks
  • Withlacoochee State Trail (
  • Inverness Visitor Center, 203 E. Dampier Street
  • Valerie Theatre, 207 E. Courthouse Square
  • Whispering Pines Park offices

Event Cancellations:

Outdoor Festivals and Events

All city festival and events postponed until further notice and will look to reschedule in the near future. This includes the Inverness Big Bass Classic and the Taste of Inverness.

Inverness Farmers Market and Depot events

All markets and events cancelled until further notice.

Valerie Theatre

Valerie Theatre events are postponed until further notice. Ticketholders may use previously purchased tickets at future events through the end of 2020.

 COVID-19 Resources:


Please call the City of Inverness COVID-19 Information Line (352) 341-7830.


Florida Department of Health

Florida Disaster Biz

Citrus County Schools Meal Distribution

Citrus County Sheriff’s Alert Citrus

Citrus Emergency Management


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