EL DORADO COUNTY (CBS13) — As protests continue across the nation and around Northern California over the killing of George Floyd, the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office is taking some precautions in their area.

In a Facebook post Monday, the sheriff’s office said they are preparing for any civil unrest that might occur and are aware of social media posts mentioning their community.

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In response to potential civil unrest, the sheriff’s office has increased patrol deputies and called in assistance from the National Guard.

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The sheriff’s office has also closed the Silva Valley Parkway off-ramp from Highway 50 starting at 5 p.m.

Also in El Dorado County, Placerville Police have shut down Main Street from Bedford to Sacramento Street from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. and increased law enforcement presence in the city in anticipation of civil unrest.

No protests have been reported in the county as of 8 p.m. Monday.

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Placerville police said there is a planned protest for Wednesday.