2022 Hurricane Preparation Guide

2022-05-18 Hurricane Guide

Hurricane Preparation

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Page 33 STAFF REPORT Always check with the news media as well as county emergency management online pages to determine which evacuation cen- ters are open during an emergency. Depending on the county, they may be open at differ- ent times. CHARLOTTE COUNTY • Kingsway Elementa- ry School, 23300 Quasar Blvd., Port Charlotte. • Liberty Elementary school, 370 Atwater St., Port Charlotte. • Neil Armstrong Elementary School, 22100 Breezeswept Ave., Port Charlotte. • Harold Avenue Re- gional Park Recreation Center, 23400 Harold Ave., Port Charlotte People with special needs can register at 26571 Airport Road, Punta Gorda or email Emergency.Manage- ment@CharlotteCoun- tyFL.gov. The public can follow Charlotte County Emergency Manage- ment's important emer- gency information at charlottecountyfl.gov, facebook.com/oem- charlottecounty and twitter.com/ccoem. NORTH PORT • Atwater Elementary School,4701 Huntsville Ave., North Port • Heron Creek Middle School,6501 W. Price Blvd., North Port • North Port High School, 6400 W. Price Blvd., North Port • Woodland Middle School, 2700 Panacea Blvd., North Port Contact Sarasota County Emergency Management at scgov. net or by calling the Sarasota County Con- tact Center at 941-861- 5000. SARASOTA All evacuation centers allow pets (dogs and cats, other arrangements must be made for other ani- mals.) • Booker High School 3201 N. Orange Ave., Sarasota • Brookside Middle School 3636 S. Shade Ave., Sarasota • Fruitville Elementa- ry School, 601 Honore Ave., Sarasota • Gulf Gate Elemen- tary School 6500 S. Lockwood Ridge Road, Sarasota • Phillippi Shores Ele- mentary 4747 S. Tami- ami Trail, Sarasota • Riverview High School 1 Ram Way, Sarasota • Southside Elemen- tary School 1901 Web- ber St., Sarasota • Taylor Ranch Ele- mentary School, 2500 Taylor Ranch Trail, Venice There are no coun- ty-authorized emergen- cy shelters within the Venice city limits. Sarasota County Emergency Manage- ment can be reached via www.scgov.net or by calling the Sarasota County Contact Center at 941-861-5000. DESOTO COUNTY • DeSoto County Pub- lic Evacuation Center: DeSoto County Turner Agri-Civic Center, 2250 N.E. Roan Street, in Arcadia. This is the sec- ond year a pet-friendly shelter also will be located at the center. • Special Needs Shel- ter: Applicants must register to use this shelter. South Florida State College, 2251 NE Turner Ave., in Arca- dia. For more informa- tion: desotobocc.com SPECIAL NEEDS Special needs shel- ters are available for people who need med- ical assistance that is not available at a public shelter. Only basic medical assistance and monitoring will be available. Please note: • Oxygen will be pro- vided to those persons who require it. • All persons must be accompanied by a care- giver and provide their own bedding, food, water, medications and transfer oxygen devic- es. • No pets are allowed unless they are service animals. • All service animals must have vaccina- tion records and be caged. You must also provide their food, water, leash and litter box. • Any person with conditions that cannot be cared for in the spe- cial needs shelter must be admitted to a hos- pital. Arrangements should be made via your personal physi- cian before June 1. • The Florida Divi- sion of Emergency Management, in coordination with each local emergency management agency in the state, developed a system that enables residents with special needs to register with their local emergency management agency to receive assistance during a disaster. Visit snr.floridadisaster.org. AREA STORM EVACUATION CENTERS adno=3845612-1 ACCORDION, BAHAMA, & ROLLSHUTTERS IMPACT WINDOWS STORM PANELS COLONIALS STORM PROTECTION.... WE COME TO YOU! 855-755-0911 wwwshutters9-1-1.com 328 TAMIAMI TRAIL, SUITE A, PORT CHARLOTTE, FL 33953 BEST storm protection buying experiance possible Offer the BEST storm protection products available Offer BEST Warranty available B O O SHUTTERS 9-1-1 PROMISES FL License # CBC126419 5% OFF ADDITIONAL VETERANS & FIRST RESPONDERS APPRECIATION DISCOUNT FREE ESTIMATES

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