Hurricane Season Resources

Hurricane Season Resources

Hurricane Season Resources

Lee County Emergency Management has many free tools to help residents prepare for hurricanes and other emergency situations including:

  • The LeePrepares app is a mobile app (available in Google Play and the App Store) that assists individuals and families with preparing for and recovering from all types of disasters that may affect the community.
  • AlertLee is an emergency notification system that allows registered users to receive telephone, text, and/or email alerts related to natural or man-made emergencies.

Get connected to these and many other resources today by visiting leegov.com/hurricane.

Hurricane Season Resources
Lee County Emergency Management announces additional Hurricane Preparedness Seminars

Lee County Emergency Management announces additional Hurricane Preparedness Seminars

Lee County Emergency Management announces additional Hurricane Preparedness Seminars

Lee County Emergency Management has scheduled additional Hurricane Preparedness Seminars that are open to the public for the month of June.

The free seminars will include information on how to prepare families and homes for hurricane season and how Emergency Management responds to hurricanes and other disasters.

The seminars now scheduled are:

  • 1 p.m. Friday, June 14 – Sanibel Community House, 2173 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, 33957
  • 6 p.m. Friday, June 14 – United Methodist Church, 5701 Pine Island Road N.W., Bokeelia, 33922
  • 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 19 – Cape Coral Public Library, 921 SW 39th Terrace, Cape Coral, 33914, in the large meeting room
  • 10 a.m. Thursday, June 20 – Sanibel Community House, 2173 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, 33957
  • 6 p.m. Thursday, June 27 – Habitat for Humanity, 1288 N. Tamiami Trail, North Fort Myers, 33903

Additional seminar dates and locations will be posted if more are scheduled at www.leeeoc.com; check the website to see if registration is necessary for individual events.

Lee County Emergency Management announces additional Hurricane Preparedness Seminars
Lee County Emergency Management offers new tools for disaster awareness and preparation

Lee County Emergency Management offers new tools for disaster awareness and preparation

 Lee County Emergency Management has two new tools to help residents prepare for and be aware of hurricanes and other emergency situations – the LeePrepares app and the AlertLee system.

LeePrepares (Replaces LeeAlert app)

Lee County Emergency Management offers new tools for disaster awareness and preparation

The LeePrepares app is available in Google Play and the App Store.

It assists individuals and families with preparing for and recovering from all types of disasters that may affect the community.

Features include:

  • GPS functionality for locating the user’s Evacuation Zone;
  • Real-time information from the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) on shelter openings, with mapping/directions and hurricane evacuations;
  • Current Emergency (EOC) Activation Level;
  • Recovery information on re-entry, curfews, points of distribution, and coping with disasters;
  • Sign-up for AlertLeeemergency notification system (see below).
  • Frequently Asked Questions;
  • Links to Special Needs registration for those with special medical needs, and/or transportation needs during an evacuation;
  • Family Disaster Plan and Emergency Supply List;
  • American Sign Language Disaster Preparedness Videos;
  • Current local weather and hazardous weather outlooks.

AlertLee (Replaces CodeRed)

Lee County Emergency Management offers new tools for disaster awareness and preparation

AlertLee is an emergency notification system that allows registered users to receive telephone, text, and/or email alerts related to natural or man-made emergencies.

The AlertLee system will be used when an emergency arises, such as severe weather situations, missing persons, evacuation notices, boil water notices, fire or floods and active shooter situations.

To sign up, residents should go to www.AlertLee.com, select their municipality or unincorporated Lee County and complete the registration steps.

The AlertLee system already includes published, listed landline telephones, but not cell phones or VOIP numbers. To be certain to receive alerts, it is important to register and update the information if it changes. The information will be used only for AlertLee notifications.

There is no charge to register or receive system alerts.

For more information regarding Lee County Emergency Management, log on to www.leegov.com/publicsafety/emergencymanagement.

Lee County Emergency Management offers new tools for disaster awareness and preparation

Habitat and Lee County EMS Offer  Hurricane Preparedness Seminar

Habitat and Lee County EMS Offer Hurricane Preparedness Seminar

Habitat for Humanity of Lee and Hendry Counties will be hosting a seminar about planning and preparing for hurricane season from Lee County Emergency Management on Tuesday, June 19, 2018 beginning at 6:00 PM.

The event is free and open to the public. Individuals and families, along with nonprofits and service agencies in Lee County, are invited to attend this informational meeting at the Habitat for Humanity of Lee and Hendry Counties’ main office located at 1288 North Tamiami Trail, North Fort Myers, FL 33903.

Get information you need to know about planning and preparing for hurricane season from Lee County Emergency Management. There will also be a hurricane supplies drawing!

RSVP requested by email to Igdalia at igdaliaA@habitat4humanity.org or by calling 239-652-1682. You can also reserve a spot to attend via text alert.

About Habitat for Humanity of Lee and Hendry Counties

Habitat for Humanity of Lee and Hendry Counties is one of the largest Habitat affiliates in the country. Since 1982, 1,500 families in need of a hand up have partnered with Habitat Lee and Hendry to build or improve their home. Habitat homeowners, alongside volunteers, help build their own home and pay an affordable mortgage. Through volunteering, financial or material donations, everyone can help Lee and Hendry county families achieve strength, stability , nd independence. Through shelter, we empower. To learn more, visit www.habitat4humanity.org

Important information and tips for hurricane season

Important information and tips for hurricane season

Going into rainy season and hurricane season, here is a short video from Lee County regarding evacuation zones, flood zones and flood mitigation. Click here to watch.

Important information and tips for hurricane season
 

To learn more about Lee County, follow the link below.

Lee County Emergency Management wants you to be prepared and you can click here for 2018 All Hazards Guide.

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