The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, FEMA and the Florida Division of Emergency Management is offering Operation Blue Roof to Lake County residents. Operation Blue Roof provides a temporary covering of blue plastic sheeting to help reduce further damage to property until permanent repairs can be made. The tarp is installed using strips of wood that are secured to the roof with nails or screws. This program is available at no cost to eligible primary homeowners in Lake County.

Operation Blue Roof is at Lake EMS, 2761 W. Old U.S. Hwy 441, Mount Dora, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. beginning Wednesday, 27 September through Monday, 2 October 2017.