Due to the uncertainty of Dorian's path and out of an abundance of caution,
we are going to remain closed Tuesday, Sept 3rd.

Polk County Schools closed through Wednesday

Highlands County Schools closed through Wednesday

For tips on what to do before, during, and after a hurricane, please check out these links:

Highlands County - All Hazards Guide

Emergency Contact Numbers

  • Emergency Communications Center: 863-401-2234
  • Animal Services: 863-499-2600
  • Fire Rescue: 863-519-7350
  • American Red Cross: 863-294-5941
  • United Way: 863-648-1515 or 800-881-UWAY
  • Citizens Information Line (local emergency updates): 863-401-2234 or 866-661-0228
  • Emergency Management : 863-385-1112
  • Emergency Medical Services: 863-402-6630
  • Highlands County Sheriff’s Office: 863-402-7200
  • Highlands County Public Information: 863-402-6833
  • American Red Cross: 863-314-6743
  • United Way: 863-648-1500 or 800-881-UWAY
Hurricane Dorian Path Hurricane Dorian Winds