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Hernando Health Department offers free water testing


Health department offers free water Samples testing

The Hernando County Health Department is providing free bacterial water testing through July 31 for residents whose private drinking wells were flooded as a result of Tropical Storm Debby. Sampling bags and instructions are available at both Health Department locations: 300 S Main St., Brooksville (open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays), and 7551 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill (open 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays). Water samples can only be submitted at the Spring Hill environmental health office between 7:30 and 11 a.m. on Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays. The free testing is available only for homes in documented flood areas. For information, call (352) 540-6839.


Patriotic Family Fun Day is today at park

A Patriotic Family Fun Day will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Dade Battlefield Historic State Park, 7200 County Road 603. There will be a bike and pet parade, relay races and games, barbecue, hand-cranked ice cream and activities for all ages. Park admission is free. For information, call (352) 793-4781.


Dance, fashion classes kick off next week

The Hernando County Recreation Department has teamed up with Ignite Youth Inc. to offer two programs at Kennedy Park, 895 Kennedy Blvd. Both programs start next week. Fashion Design will be on Mondays and Thursdays from 4 to 6 p.m. for middle school students and from 6 to 8 p.m. for high school students. The cost is $12 per class or $45 per month (four weeks). African Dance will be on Wednesdays from 4 to 5 p.m. for middle school students and from 5 to 6 p.m. for high school students and adults. The cost is $9 per class, and there is a one-time $10 registration fee. Call (352) 754-4031 or (352) 277-6933, or visit

Today's pick

Hernando Democrats campaign headquarters grand opening open house: 4 to 8 p.m., Hernando County Democrats campaign headquarters, 3430 Deltona Blvd., Spring Hill. (352) 593-6550.

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