Sarasota County is actively monitoring the beaches and cleaning in accordance with beach policy. To report a fish kill, call 800-636-0511.

Find current beach conditions at Mote Marine Daily Beach Conditions. Find updates on the county’s beach cleaning efforts at Red Tide Status.

News Room

The public should call 941-861-5000 for information about any county business. Sarasota County government routinely advises the media of upcoming meetings, events and news. 

Media Contacts 

For media inquiries regarding Sarasota County, call 941-861-NEWS (6397) or email
Media Relations Team:

Drew Winchester
office: 941-861-5455
cell: 941-284-7124

Brianne Grant
office: 941-861-5453
Cell: 941-363-1127

Emergency Services Media Relations
Ashley Lusby
office: 941-861-2260
Cell: 941-445-0606