St. Johns County Beaches Closed to Public Access

St. Johns County Beaches Closed to Public Access In order to protect public health, safety, and welfare and maximize compliance with State of Florida Executive Order 20-68, all public beaches in St. Johns County are closed to public access under the local state of emergency, effective 6:00 a.m. on Sunday, March 29, and will remain … Read more

Council on Aging Extends Closures

COA EXTENDS PROGRAM CLOSURES UNTIL APRIL 30, 2020                       With the health and well-being of St. Johns County seniors as their top priority, St. Johns County Council on Aging (COA) has extended its recent program closures until April 30th. All COA senior centers in St. Johns County (Coastal Community Center, River House, Hastings, Trout Creek, and … Read more

Additional St. Johns County COVID-19 Response Measures

In response to the impacts of COVID-19 in our community, St. Johns County is taking additional measures to ensure the health, safety, and welfare of our residents, visitors, and workforce. Effective Monday, March 23, the following policies, procedures, and actions will remain in effect until further notice: · Public Meeting Procedures – In accordance with … Read more

St. Johns County Public Beach Parking Lots Closed

In order to maximize compliance with State of Florida Executive Order 20-68, all public beach parking lots in St Johns County are closed under the local state of emergency, effective 6 a.m. on Monday, March 23 and will remain closed until further notice. “After evaluating near-record beach attendance over the weekend and consulting with local … Read more

A Message from Sheriff Shoar

On behalf of the men and women of the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office, I would like to thank our citizens and visitors for the cooperation they have demonstrated thus far during the current medical/health crisis. I have personally traveled extensively around the county during the last several days and have witnessed many acts of … Read more

St. Johns County Beaches Closed to Vehicular Access

In an effort to maximize observance of the State of Florida’s executive order regarding gatherings on beaches, vehicular access to all St. Johns County beaches will be prohibited beginning Saturday, March 21. “We are taking a methodical and deliberate approach to protecting the health, safety, and welfare of our residents while also working to respect … Read more

UPDATE #1 – Deputy Involved Shooting

Late yesterday afternoon, the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office became involved in the pursuit of an aggressive and reckless driver. The vehicle had allegedly fled from law enforcement and was a suspect in a hit and run incident in Flagler County. The driver of the vehicle was initially spotted in the area of AIA South … Read more

Deputy Involved Shooting

ST JOHNS COUNTY – (March 11, 2020) Shortly after 2pm, the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office received a call from the Flagler County Sheriff’s Office in reference to a reckless driver, who had allegedly been involved in two hit and run crashes, had entered our county. A deputy witnessed the vehicle along A1A at State … Read more

Preventing Illness and the Coronavirus

We understand that everyone is worried about the Coronavirus, or COVID19, and we have heard a lot of questions on what you can do to make sure you and your family can remain healthy.   Below are suggestions offered by the CDC as well as the Florida Department of Health (DOH).   The risk of … Read more