Hurricane season officially starts on June 1st. It is important to prepare ahead of time - especially if you have special needs or own a pet. The Florida Department of Elder Affairs has published a "Disaster Preparedness Guide for Elders". This guide covers many types of disasters including:
- pandemic flu
Here are local Pasco County resources to prepare for hurricane season:
- Pasco County's Hurricane Guide - available on this page in English and Spanish.
- If you have special needs - you will need to pre-register for SNAPS services, like transportation and care. You can learn more here. The link to the registration form is here.
- If you have a pet and need to have a place for him/her during an evacuation, you will need to pre-register your pet. More information can be found here.