Hurricane Michael Emergency Resources & Contacts-Florida

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Emergency Health/Medical Links:

US Hospital Finder

Department Of Health & Human Services


“Department Of Elder Affairs
If you know of a senior who needs assistance call the Florida Department
of Elder Affairs hotline at 1-800-96-ELDER (1-800-963-5337).
To report elder abuse, call 1-800-96-ABUSE (1-800-962-2873).

Dialysis Units USA/Find dialysis unit phone numbers instantly

Veterans in need of assistance or in need of their medication can contact the Veteran Disaster Hotline at 1-800-507-4571 or go to any VA medical facility for assistance.

One Blood (Blood Donors)


Cancer Net (Managing Cancer During Weather Emergency/Disaster

“Diaster Preparedness Planning For Dialysis Individuals
· US Renal Care: 866.671.8772
· Fresenius: 800.626.1297
· DaVita: 800.400.8331
· DCI: 866.424.1990



COLUMBIA, SC – OCTOBER 11: A fallen tree rests on a house after remnants of Hurricane Michael passed through on October 11, 2018 in Columbia, South Carolina. The accident sent at least one person to the hospital. (Photo by Sean Rayford/Getty Images)



Rider’s Of The Storm  has put together a comprehensive list of helpful Public Charity links from Charity Navigator to aid you in the long recovery process of recovering from Hurricane Michael .


Relief for Hurricane Michael

Hurricane Michael crashed into the Florida Panhandle as a powerful Category 4 storm on October 10. This is the first storm of this magnitude to hit the region. Meteorologists continue to predict a life-threatening storm surge in coastal areas, as well as catastrophic winds and deadly flooding along the coast and inland.

Officials are warning that Hurricane Michael is extremely dangerous, and unlike any other hurricane to hit the region. Residents who did not evacuate are being urged to shelter in place and ride out this storm.

After it passes through Florida, Hurricane Michael is expected to drench Georgia and the Carolinas with heavy rainfall. These areas are still working to recover after Hurricane Florence caused widespread damage a few weeks ago. They are bracing for another round of flooding.

By donating to one of the highly-rated charities on this list, you will help to deliver much-needed aid and relief to communities affected by Hurricane Michael. Organizations like Team Rubicon, Samaritan’s Purse, All Hands and Hearts Smart Response, and Direct Relief are closely monitoring the path of this storm and are already preparing to deploy relief teams to assist in its immediate wake. These charities, and others like them, will provide food, shelter, medical care, and other necessities to victims of the storm.

Charity Navigator has confirmed that the organizations on this list will provide assistance to the communities affected by Hurricane Michael. Donors can designate their donations to the cause on the organizations’ websites respectively, or use Charity Navigator’s Giving Basket to complete their donations. Please note, at this time it is not certain that all of these organizations will spend 100% of donations received on Hurricane Michael relief.*

You can find more information about inclusion on this list by Emailing us at Riders Of The Storm.

General Aid & Relief

Animal Care & Services

Food & Hunger Relief

Housing & Shelter

General Aid & Relief

Convoy of Hope 

Samaritan’s Purse 

First Book 

International Medical Corps 

Direct Relief 

United Way Worldwide 

All Hands and Hearts Smart Response 


Heart to Heart International 

Children’s Hunger Fund 

World Hope International 

World Help 

World Vision 

American Kidney Fund 

International Relief Teams 

Orphan Grain Train 

Team Rubicon 

Catholic Charities Diocese of St. Petersburg 

Save the Children 


Church World Service 

American Red Cross 


LeSea Global Feed the Hungry

Matthew 25: Ministries 

Christian Relief Fund 

Animal Care & Services

Big Cat Rescue 

Food & Hunger Relief

Feeding Tampa Bay 

Feeding the Gulf Coast 


In order to find a hurricane shelter close to you, you can text the word “shelter” and your zip code to the number 4-F-E-M-A or 4-3-3-6-2.

Text FLPREPARES to 888777 to receive updates from the Florida Division of Emergency Management.

If you live in the City of Gulfport, residents can reach the Informational Call Center at 727-893-1000 from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. 

Before you go to a shelter, always check with your local emergency management agency to make sure it’s not full. 

Note: Texting FEMA is not a substitute for calling 911.

If you would like to report price gouging, call 1-866-966-7226.

Additional emergency numbers include:

  • Florida Emergency Information: 1-800-342-3557
  • Emergency referral line: 211
  • FEMA Registration: 800-621-3362 | 800-462-7585
  • Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services: 800-435-7352
  • Elder Affairs: 800-963-5337
  • Florida Insurance Claim Hotline: 800-277-8676
  • Unemployment Claims Emergency Hotline: 800-204-2418
  • DUKE CUSTOMERS: To report outages you can text OUT to 57801 (standard text and data charges may apply. You can also call the automated outage-reporting system at 800.228.8485
  • TECO CUSTOMERS: To report outages you can text OUT to 35069. You can also call 1-877-588-1010.
  • Sumter County Citizens’ Information Line at 352-569-3190.

U.S. Coast Guard:

  • Sector San Juan Command Center: (787) 289-2041
  • Sector Miami Command Center (305) 535-4477
  • Sector St. Petersburg Command Center (305) 535-4477
  • Sector Jacksonville Command Center (904) 714-7500

Insurance Hotlines:

  • State Farm: 800-732-5246
  • Allstate: 800-547-8676
  • Citizens: 866-411-2742
  • Nationwide: 800-421-3535
  • USAA (Military): 800-531-8222

         If you or a loved one is someone who has special needs, like depends on an oxygen tank or are disabled and may need help evacuating, please do not  wait until the last minute or when  an order to evacuate has been giving to reach out for help. Take the time and prepare now to get them registered at your local county emergency management agency office.

  There is a special needs registry in most if not all Florida counties maintained by your local county EMA. This helps your local agency determine how many people need help and who may need assistance in evacuating. It is better to prepared and not need it, than to need it and not be prepared. You can find the forms to fill out online as well as your local special needs shelters, by finding your county in the list below and looking for or searching for the forms and or shelters.


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Alachua County

Alachua County Fire Rescue – Emergency Management 
(352) 264-6500
1100 SE 27th Street
Gainesville, FL 32641



Baker County

Baker County Emergency Management 
(904) 259-0230
1 Sheriff’s Office Drive
Macclenny, FL 32063



Bay County

Bay County Emergency Management 
 (850) 248-6040
700 Highway 2300
Panama City, FL 32409



Bradford County

Bradford County Emergency Management 
(904) 966-6910
945-B North Temple Avenue
Starke, FL 32091



Brevard County

Brevard County Emergency Management 
(321) 637-6670
1746 Cedar Street
Rockledge, FL 32955



Broward County

Broward County Emergency Management
 (954) 831-3900
201 Northwest 84 Avenue
Plantation, FL 33324



Calhoun County

Calhoun County Emergency Management
(850) 674-8075
20859 Central Avenue East, Room G-40
Blountstown, FL 32424



Charlotte County

Charlotte County Emergency Management 
(941) 833-4000
26571 Airport Road
Punta Gorda, FL 33982



Citrus County

Citrus County Sheriff’s Office – Emergency Management 
(352) 249-2738
3549 Saunders Way
Lecanto, FL 34461



Clay County

Clay County Emergency Management 
(904) 541-2767
PO Box 1366
Green Cove Springs, FL 32043



Collier County

Collier County Emergency Management 
(239) 252-3600
8075 Lely Cultural Parkway, Suite 445
Naples, FL 34113



Columbia County

Columbia County Emergency Management 
(386) 758- 1383
263 NW Lake City Avenue
Lake City, FL 32056



DeSoto County

DeSoto County Emergency Management 
(863) 993-4831
2200 NE Roan Street
Arcadia, FL 34266



Dixie County

Dixie County Emergency Management 
(352) 498-1240 ext. 231
17600 SE Highway US 19
Cross City, FL 32628



Duval County

Jacksonville Fire/Rescue Department – Emergency Preparedness Division 
(904) 255-3110
515 North Julia Street
Jacksonville, FL 32202



Escambia County

Escambia County Division of Emergency Management 
(850) 471-6409
6575 North W Street
Pensacola, FL 32505



Flagler County

Flagler County Emergency Management 
(386) 313-4240
1769 E Moody Boulevard, Bldg 3
Bunnell, FL 32110



Franklin County

Franklin County Emergency Management
(850) 653-8977
28 Airport Road
Apalachicola, FL 32320



Gadsden County

Gadsden County Sheriff’s Office – Department of Emergency Management 
(850) 627-9233
339 E Jefferson Street
Quincy, FL 32351



Gilchrist County

Gilchrist County Emergency Management
(386) 935-5400
3250 North US Highway 129
Bell, FL 32619



Glades County

Glades County Emergency Management 
(863) 946-6020
PO Box 1527
Moore Haven, FL 33471



Gulf County

Gulf County Emergency Management 
(850) 229-9110
1000 Cecil G. Costin Sr. Boulevard, Bldg 500
Port St. Joe, FL 32456



Hamilton County

Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office – Emergency Management 
(386) 792-6647
1133 US Highway 41 NW
Jasper, FL 32052



Hardee County

Hardee County Emergency Management 
(863) 773-6373
404 West Orange Street
Wauchula, FL 33873-2831



Hendry County

Hendry County Emergency Management 
(863) 674-5404
PO Box 2340
LaBelle, FL 33975



Hernando County

Hernando County Emergency Management 

(352) 754-4083
18900 Cortez Boulevard
Brooksville, FL 34601



Highlands County

Highlands County Emergency Management

(863) 385-1112 X 4412
6850 George Boulevard
Sebring, FL 33870



Hillsborough County

Hillsborough County Fire Rescue – Emergency Management 
(813) 272-6600
9450 E Columbus Drive
Tampa, FL 33619



Holmes County

Holmes County Emergency Management 
(850) 547-1112
1001 East Highway 90
Bonifay, FL 32425



Indian River County

Indian River County Emergency Management 
(772) 226-3859
4225 43rd Avenue
Vero Beach, FL 32967



Jackson County

Jackson County Emergency Management 
(850) 718-0007
2819 Panhandle Road
Marianna, FL 32446



Jefferson County

Jefferson County Emergency Management 
(850) 342-0211
169 Industrial Park Boulevard
Monticello, FL 32344



Lafayette County

Lafayette County Emergency Management Department 
(386) 294-1950
194 SW Virginia Circle
Mayo, FL 32066



Lake County

Lake County Emergency Management 
(352) 343-9420
PO Box 7800
Tavares, FL 34778-7800



Lee County

Lee County Emergency Management 
(239) 533-0620
2675 Ortiz Avenue
Fort Myers, FL 33905



Leon County

Leon County Emergency Management 
(850) 606-3700
911 A Easterwood Drive
Tallahassee, FL 32311



Levy County

Levy County Emergency Management 
(352) 486-5213
7911 NE 90th Street
Bronson, FL 32621



Liberty County

Liberty County Emergency Management 
(850) 643-3477
10979 NW Spring Street
Bristol, FL 32321



Madison County

Madison County Emergency Management
(850) 973-3698
1083 SW Harvey Greene Drive
Madison, FL 32340



Manatee County

Manatee County Emergency Management 
(941) 749-3507
2101 47th Terrace East
Bradenton, FL 34206



Marion County

Marion County Sheriff’s Office – Emergency Management 
(352) 369-8185
PO Box 1987
Ocala, FL 34478



Martin County

Martin County Fire / Rescue – Emergency Management 

(772) 219-4942
800 Monterey Road
Stuart, FL 34994



Miami-Dade County

Miami-Dade County Office of Emergency Management 

(305) 310-9101
9300 NW 41st Street
Miami, FL 33178



Monroe County

Monroe County Emergency Management 
(305) 289-6065
490 63d Street, Ocean Suite 150
Marathon, FL 33050



Nassau County

Nassau County Emergency Management 
(904) 548-0954
77150 Citizens Circle
Yulee, FL 32097



Okaloosa County

Okaloosa County Emergency Management 
(850) 651-7150
90 College Boulevard East
Niceville, FL 32578



Okeechobee County

Okeechobee County Emergency Management 
(863) 763-3212
707 NW 6th Street
Okeechobee, FL 34972



Orange County

Orange County Emergency Management 
(407) 836-9026
6590 Amory Court
Winter Park, FL 32792



Osceola County

Osceola County Office of Emergency Management 
(407) 742-9000
2586 Partin Settlement Road
Kissimmee, FL 34744



Palm Beach County

Palm Beach County Emergency Management 
(561) 712-6321
20 South Military Trail
West Palm Beach, FL 33415



Pasco County

Pasco County Emergency Management 
(727) 847-8137
8744 Government Drive, Bldg A
New Port Richey, FL 34654



Pinellas County

Pinellas County Emergency Management 
(727) 464-5550
10750 Ulmerton Blvd, Building 1, Suite 267
Largo, FL 33778



Polk County

Polk County Fire Rescue – Emergency Management 
(863) 298-7000
1890 Jim Keene Boulevard
Winter Haven, FL 33880



Putnam County

Putnam County Emergency Management 
(386) 329-0379
410 S State Road 19
Palatka, FL 32177



Santa Rosa County

Santa Rosa County Emergency Management Division 
(850) 983-5360
4499 Pine Forest Road
Milton, FL 32583



Sarasota County

Sarasota County Emergency Management
(941) 861-5495
6050 Porter Way, Suite 165 
Sarasota, FL 34232 



Seminole County

Seminole County Office of Emergency Management 
(407) 665-5102
150 Eslinger Way
Sanford, FL 32773



Seminole Tribe of FloridaCounty

Seminole Tribe of Florida Emergency Management Division 
(954) 967-8900
6300 Stirling Road
Hollywood, FL 33024



St Johns County

St. Johns County Emergency Management
(904) 824-5550
100 EOC Drive
St. Augustine, FL 32092



St Lucie County

St. Lucie County Public Safety – Emergency Management 
(772) 462-8110
15305 W Midway Road
Ft. Pierce, FL 34945



Sumter County

Sumter County Emergency Management 
(352) 689-4400
7361 Powell Road
Wildwood, FL 34785



Suwannee County

Suwannee County Sheriff’s Office – Emergency Management 
(386) 364-3405
617 Ontario Avenue SW, Suite 200
Live Oak, FL 32064



Taylor County

Taylor County Emergency Management 
(850) 838-3575
591 East US Highway 27
Perry, FL 32347



Union County

Union County Sheriff’s Office – Emergency Management 
(386) 496-4300
58 Northwest 1st Street
Lake Butler, FL 32054



Volusia County

Volusia County Emergency Management 
(386) 254-1500
3825 Tiger Bay Road, Suite 102
Daytona Beach, FL 32124



Wakulla County

Wakulla County Sheriff’s Office – Emergency Management 
15 Oak Street
Crawfordville, FL 32327



Walton County

Walton County Emergency Management 
(850) 892-8065
63 Bo Pete Manor Road
DeFuniak Springs, FL 32435



Washington County

Washington County Emergency Management 

(850) 638-6203
2300 Pioneer Road
Chipley, FL 32428


Public Disclaimer: The information on this page is provided as a courtesy to those who may find it useful only. Riders Of The Storm in no way can guarantee the accuracy of the information and or safety of any individual who relies on this information and should not be used as a substitute for calling 911. If you fill that you or another individual’s life is in danger, please call 911. 
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