Residents who receive their drinking water through a municipality enjoy peace of mind knowing that their potable water undergoes routine bacteriological testing behind-the-scenes. But how do you know if water from your private well is safe and ... READ MORE
In the wake of Hurricane Ian (or any similar disaster), if you're facing home or property repairs, now is the time to pull out that list of reliable contractors you prepared well in advance of the storm, as noted in our preparedness blog posts.
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The roof is fine, you have fixed the leaning fence and the floods have receded. Your landscape is in a relative mess, but your trees are giving you some real concerns. Can you make an informed decision on what needs to happen next related ... READ MORE
El huracán Ian causó daños significativos en gran parte de Florida, y las industrias de pesca y acuicultura del estado se vieron particularmente afectadas. Varios recursos están disponibles para los miembros de estas industrias que necesiten ... READ MORE
Si usted reside en Florida, es sumamente importante estar preparado para enfrentar los desastres naturales costeros. Un ejemplo de estos fue el Huracán Ian que impactó fuertemente a mi condado y el área donde yo radico. Estar preparado ... READ MORE
Regardless of a physical or mental condition, we all need to plan for a disaster. It's especially important for those medical needs, and Sarasota County has designated certain evacuation centers for those individuals with qualifying needs.
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In the last post, "Disaster Preparedness: Planning for medically dependent sheltering," we talked about how to register for a medically dependent evacuation center. In this post, we'll look at how to prepare if someone you know has a special ... READ MORE
Are you working on Climate Change related issues? Do you know the latest tools to assess how resilient your community is? Would like to learn how communities around the Gulf of Mexico are doing about climate change?Please join us at this year’s ... READ MORE
We have officially entered the Atlantic hurricane season, which runs June 1 through Nov. 30. To help prepare, consumers can purchase qualifying supplies exempt from tax during the 2022 Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday.
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As we enter into this year's hurricane season and people are reminded to gather appropriate stocks of water, medicines, pet supplies and nonperishables; be ready to board up their buildings and hunker down... have you ever wondered what ... READ MORE