Preparing for Hurricane Season

Don’t let Irma catch you off guard. The storm is now a Category 5 and it’s important to prepare. Be sure to stock up on water and nonperishable food, store important documents in a safe place and know where the emergency shelters are located. If you need any assistance, please contact our information and referral specialists by dialing 2-1-1 or

And be sure to check out Polk County’s Emergency Management resource for information on disaster preparedness, sandbags and emergency shelters in Polk.