Communication staff work on the master controls for a production in the Access Sarasota studio.

Connect With Us

If you have questions, requests, comments, compliments or concerns about Sarasota County you can connect with us in multiple ways.

 

Access Sarasota

Provides live coverage of county/city Commission meetings and work sessions as well as programming about county/city programs and services.

 

Media Requests

For media inquiries, please call 941-861-NEWS (6397) or email news@scgov.net.  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.

 

Public Record Requests

For information about public records or to make a request, call 941-861-5886 or contact publicrecords@scgov.net.

 

2018 Annual Report

Sarasota County's annual report of the projects, programs and initiatives undertaken during the previous year, along with financial information to demonstrate the county's stewardship of taxpayer funds, is now available.

 


Current News
  • Project Update- BullDosier with Shovels Icon

    Myrtle Street improvement project continues Feb. 3

    Construction on the Myrtle Street improvement project phase 2B is set to begin Feb. 3.

    01/31/2020 1:50 AM

  • DOH  - Vaccines with logo Icon

    DOH-Sarasota Identifies Hep-A

    DOH-Sarasota conducted an epidemiological investigation and have determined an individual who worked at Beef 'O Brady's, located at 1037 Sumter Blvd., from November 30 to December 20 may have been infectious.

    12/20/2019 6:00 PM

  • Emergency Services - EOC Icon

    Emergency Services partners with Schools

    Through a collaborative effort with Sarasota County Emergency Management, Sarasota County Schools has received a $1,057,700.00 grant from the Florida Division of Emergency Management to make improvements to select schools currently serving as hurricane evacuation centers. The grant also provides fun

    11/22/2019 2:05 PM

  • DOH  - Vaccines with logo Icon

    Hepatitis A identified in food service worker

    The Florida Department of Health in Sarasota County (DOH-Sarasota) has identified a positive case of hepatitis A in a food service worker in Sarasota. DOH-Sarasota conducted an epidemiological investigation and have determined an individual who worked at P.F. Chang's, located at 766 South Osprey,

    11/19/2019 5:45 PM

  • DOH  - Vaccines with logo Icon

    DOH reminds you to protect yourself from flu

    The Florida Department of Health in Sarasota County is reminding all Floridians to get their flu shot before the height of the upcoming flu season. Flu activity can begin as early as October and last as late as May. The best way to avoid the flu this season is by getting a flu shot soon.

    11/01/2019 10:33 AM

  • JOEM cover news icon

    Wellness study published in occupational medical journal

    A study conducted by the Sarasota County Health and Benefits staff was recently published in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (JOEM), chronicling the results of a six week process that looked at how positivity practices impacted an individual's health.

    07/23/2019

  • PDS - Neighborhood Icon

    Neighborhood University helps residents make informed decisions

    Sarasota County's Neighborhood Services team is re-introducing Neighborhood University, a program specially designed to help residents make informed decisions in their neighborhood.

    07/16/2019

  • DOH  - Vaccines with logo Icon

    Sarasota DOH Recognized as Health Department of the Year

    The Florida Department of Health in Sarasota was recognized by The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) as a Large Local Health Department of the Year for 2019 during a ceremony Wednesday evening in Orlando

    07/12/2019 12:40 PM

  • DOH SWIM ADVISORY - Bird on Pier Icon

    Health Officials Advise of Wastewater Contamination

    The Florida Department of Health in Sarasota County (DOH-Sarasota) today issued a health advisory to residents and visitors near Grand Canal on Siesta Key.

    07/10/2019 4:15 PM

  • SCAT-Bus with Bike Icon

    SCAT to host TDP open houses

    Sarasota County has scheduled three open house events to collect input on the 10-year Transit Development Plan (TDP)

    07/10/2019 4:00 PM

  • DOH - Skim Boarder with logo  Icon

    "No Swim" Advisory Lifted for Brohard Beach

    Florida Department of Health in Sarasota County officials received testing results today at a satisfactory level meeting both the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and state recreational water standards

    07/06/2019 2:30 PM

  • DOH  - Vaccines with logo Icon

    DOH identifies case of Hepatitis A

    The Sarasota County Health Department (CHD) has identified a case of Hepatitis A in a food service worker in Sarasota.

    07/05/2019 6:45 PM

  • DOH - Skim Boarder with logo  Icon

    Sarasota County "No Swim" Advisory Lifted for Venice Beach and Lido Casino Beach

    07/04/2019 2:20 PM

  • DOH SWIM ADVISORY - Bird on Pier Icon

    'No Swim' advisory issued for Sarasota County Beaches

    As a precaution, Sarasota County health officials have issued a "No Swim" advisory for three Sarasota County beaches.

    07/03/2019 4:25 PM

  • Public Works - Liberty Litter Cleanup with KSCB logo Icon

    It's time to 'pack in and pack out' at all Sarasota County beaches

    Sarasota County is reminding all beach-goers this holiday to "pack-in and pack-out" all of the items they bring with them to area beaches, as part of a community-wide effort to keep the shorelines litter-free.

    07/01/2019

  • Closures - Admin Building Icon

    Most government services, office closed in observance of Independence Day

    Most Sarasota County Government offices, including libraries and the Florida Department of Health in Sarasota County, will be closed on Thursday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day.

    06/28/2019

  • Emergency Services-Station 17 Icon with Logo

    SCFD wants you to stay safe this Fourth of July

    Every year, people are taken to hospital emergency rooms in the United States because of injuries from fireworks. The Sarasota County Fire Department (SCFD) has some suggestions to help people enjoy the holiday and stay safe.

    06/28/2019

  • BCC -Couple at North Jetty  Icon

    Sarasota County Commission FY2020 Budget Workshop Update

    During budget workshops on June 18 and 19, the commissioners received presentations from county departments and constitutional offices. The proposed budget for fiscal year 2020 is $1.2 billion, which includes operational and capital allocations.

    06/27/2019

  • Emergency Services-Station 17 Icon with Logo

    Fire Department receives AHA award for third year

    The Sarasota County Fire Department has received the American Heart Association's Mission: Lifeline EMS Gold Plus Award for the third year in a row, which highlights quality improvement measures for treating patients who experience severe heart attacks

    06/26/2019

  • PRNR-Legacy Trail Bikers Icon with CAPRA Icon

    Legacy Trail Extension kick-off celebration set for June 28

    The community is invited to the kick-off celebration for the Legacy Trail Extension on Friday, June 28, when the Sarasota County Board of County Commissioners will unveil the signed bond that finances the voter approved project.

    06/25/2019 10:48 AM

« First « Prev | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | ... Next » Last » 1 - 20 of 248 items