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Prepare your pets

When a hurricane is blowing in, Florida residents know firsthand how to be prepared and ready for almost anything the wind and rain brings....

Review your insurance

Insurance policy details are critical. As hurricane season approaches, it is important to review your policy. Remember: If Florida is under a hurricane watch...

10 questions for assisted living/nursing care facilities

From the Lee County Department of Public Safety: Does the facility have an approved Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan? If yes, may I see a...

Preparing your family

Some disasters strike without any warning, and family members may not all be in the same place. How will you get in touch with each...

SWFL shelter information

If an evacuation order has been issued, officials stress that you make every effort to leave the area. If you must go to a shelter,...

Healthy hurricane preparation

Staying healthy, no matter what is happening in our environment, can be challenging particularly if we are stressed by nature in the form of...

The storm is over, now what?

Relief supplies and other aid will be arriving as quickly as possible following a major hurricane. Insurance companies will send special disaster teams, as...

Health & Safety concerns

Health Care Due to structural damage, the offices and operations of medical facilities and hospitals may very likely be limited. A mobile health unit may...

Prepare your boat

Southwest Florida, with its inland waterways and profusion of land slightly above sea-level, presents a particular vulnerability for boats during tropical storms and hurricanes. The...

The dangers of electricity

What should I do after a storm has passed? Although the storm has passed, there are many dangers that still exist. Take the...

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