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SCHOOLSLake-Sumter State College will resume classes on Friday. Sumter County Schools will return to class Monday. Lake County Schools and all district offices will remain closed through Friday. Beacon College in Leesburg returned to class Wednesday. Mount Dora Christian Academy will be closed through Friday. First Academy of Leesburg will return to school Thursday. Montverde Academy will resume classes on Thursday.
GOVERNMENTAll Florida Department of Health in Lake County offices remained closed Wednesday. Clermont, Leesburg and Mount Dora city offices are open and resuming normal operations. The Tavares VA Clinic has reopened for walk-in care only on Wednesday and will return to normal business hours and services on Thursday. Orange City Veterans Administration Clinics will be closed on Wednesday. Veterans needing emergency medical assistance should visit their nearest point of care, or visit the Lake Nona emergency department at 13800 Veterans Way in Orlando. The Lake Nona facility is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Lake County offices and services will reopen Thursday except for the Astor and Cagan Crossings libraries. All lands owned by the St. Johns River Water Management District will remain closed until further notice. This includes the Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive.
STORES AND BUSINESSES
RESTAURANTSThe following are open in Leesburg: Florida Porch Cafe, Blooms, Southern Gourmet, God's Cafe, Great Chicago Fire, Wolfy's, Oakwood, 24 Tap Room, Via Entertainment, Two Old Hags, Magnolia Oyster Bar, Frank's Place Stavros, 2100 County Road 44 in Eustis, is open and has power. Oscar's Donuts in Leesburg will reopen Thursday. Burke's BBQ in Fruitland Park will reopen on Thursday. Bru Tap House in Tavares opened Tuesday. Most restaurants in downtown Mount Dora opened Tuesday night. They are operating as cash only.
MEDICALMedical Imaging and Therapeutics in Lady Lake is open.
EVENTSMount Dora Business at Breakfast is canceled for Wednesday.
LOTTERYFlorida Lottery drawings are slated to resume Tuesday after being suspended Sunday because of Hurricane Irma. Makeup drawings will also be held for games originally scheduled for Sunday and Monday, with players able to view videos of the makeup drawings on the lottery's YouTube site after they are posted, the state agency said.