NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Nassau County Emergency Management
Contact: Public Information Officer
Nassau County Issues Curfew
Nassau County Manager Mike Mullin today issued a county-wide curfew in Nassau County beginning tonight, Tuesday 09/03/2019 at 8pm. The curfew will remain in effect until 7am tomorrow morning. Mullin also announced all county offices will close Thursday, 09/05/2019 and reopen Friday, 09/06/2019. The evacuation order remains in effect. Nassau County Director of Emergency Management Greg Foster says residents should stay in place during the curfew and focus on the safety of themselves, family and pets.
Nassau County Law Enforcement, Fire and Rescue and FEMA will begin damage assessments as soon as conditions allow for safe operations to begin. Following those assessments and based upon conditions, for example, safe road conditions and a lack of major power outages, Nassau County officials will determine lifting the evacuation order. Schools will remain closed through Thursday and will reopen Friday.
Note: Since the issuing of this Press Release, it has also been determined that County Offices will remain closed through Thursday and will reopen Friday.