Columbia County emergency officials are monitoring Hurricane Ian.
Officials said Monday that the county will distribute sandbags beginning Tuesday, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., at three locations:
- Columbia County Public Works — 607 NW Quinten St., Lake City, Fla., 32055
- Southside Sports Complex — 1963 SW Bascom Norris Drive, Lake City, Fla., 32025
- Fort White Community Center — 17579 FL 47, Fort White, Fla., 32038
There is a 15 sandbag limit per vehicle.
Residents are responsible for filling sandbags, however, assistance will be available for people who are elderly or have special needs.