IRMA: Thursday last day for food assistance in Marion County

By Spectrum News 13,
Last Updated: Thursday, November 02, 2017, 8:00 AM EDT

People can expect more long lines in Marion County on Thursday as it is the last day to get Food for Florida assistance.

  • Food assistance site opens at Florida Horse Park in Ocala
  • Florida Department of Children and Families urging people to pre-register online

Thousands of people have gone to the Florida Horse Park in Ocala over the last two days to get help from the Disaster Food Stamp Program.

The site is open from 7 a.m. until 6 p.m.

Only people who are not already receiving state assistance are eligible.