Stay Informed During Disasters

2-1-1 Tampa Bay Cares works closely with Pinellas County Emergency Management, the Pinellas Disaster Recovery Leadership Network, & other recovery organizations to ensure the safety our all citizens.

What to do if a storm or other emergency event threatens our area:

  • Please keep up with local news TV and radio news outlets for latest information.
  • Make sure you and your family have enough supplies to survive.
  • Check your disaster supplies annually for expiration dates and missing supplies.
  • Have cash on hand in case power is out, but stores are open.
  • Watch for boiled water alerts. Have bottled water on hand.
  • Fill your tank with gas in case of ration shortages.
  • If you need to evacuate, leave early – do not delay.
  • Do not drive if roads are unpassable.

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Preparing Your Family Emergency Kit

Click here for a Disaster Emergency Supply Checklist.

Putting Together Your Emergency Plan

Click here for a sample Family Emergency Plan.