Hurricane Preparedness Resources & Helpful Links
Are your important documents up-to-date?
In case of any emergency situation it is important that you have all of your important documents ready for transport in a water-proof container that is easily accessed. Having your important documents together in one place can save you time in care of evacuation and ensures you have everything needed to replace important documents or file claims. This includes some of the items below:
- Car Insurance
- Homeowners & Flood Insurance
- Birth Certificate
- Social Security
- Complete Medical Care Plan
- Medical Records
- Wills, Trust, Life Insurance, and other financial documents
Download this helpful guide from the CDC to ensure you have all of your important documents for insurance, medical, or other needs during an emergency.
- Emergency Updates
Resources & Helpful Links
Lee Health is here to help you find resources and information to stay safe in emergent situations.
Emergency Action Plan
An emergency action plan is an important part of ensuring your safety in an emergency. Read more for helpful information to stay safe.
Medically Insecure Patients
Medically Insecure Patients face a unique set of challenges, that require additional planning on the part of the patient and their caretakers. Read more about how you can plan for your medical needs in a natural disaster.
Local Hurricane Prep Lists, Guides & Information
Hurricane preparedness is important for all Florida residents, whether they are seasonal or full-time residents. Waiting for a storm to nearly make landfall may make it difficult to secure supplies and be prepared when you find yourself in the path of a storm. Stay informed and follow local and national news networks to ensure you are prepared.
- American Red Cross Hurricane Season Preparedness Guide
- City of Fort Myers Flood Map
- AlertLee Registration
- Lee County Hurricane Preparation Guide
- Lee County Emergency Operations Website
- FEMA Hurricane Preparedness Guide
- National Weather Service
- National Hurricane Center
- University of Florida - Disaster Preparation & Recovery
- Native Landscaping for Storms Guide
Evacuation Map & Shelter Information
- Evacuation Zones, Routes
- Area Public Shelters
- Register for Special Needs Program / Shelter
- Pet Shelter Information
- Lee County’s Emergency Operations Center
Social Media Local Services
- Facebook – City of Fort Myers Page
- Facebook – Fire Department Page
- Facebook – Police Department Page
- Facebook – Lee County Emergency Management Page
- Facebook – Lee County Emergency Management Volunteers Page
- Twitter – Lee County Emergency Operations and Emergency Management
- YouTube – Lee County Emergency Operations and Emergency Management
Make a Plan with your Physician in Case of a HurricaneFIND A DOCTOR
If you have a medical condition that requires ongoing treatment using medical equipment powered by electricity or medicines that require refrigeration, it is important to consult your physician regarding a plan for loss of power.
Helpful Resources Related to Hurricanes
Unsure of how much food, water, or other supplies you need for the hurricane? Read these helpful blogs to be ready in case of a hurricane!