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06/23/2021

The City of Jacksonville's 2021-2022 Preparedness Guide

is now available! In an emergency, every second counts. Planning what to do before a disaster strikes provides the best protection for you and your family.

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City of Jacksonville Preparedness & Response Guide
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City of Jacksonville Emergency Family Plan

Be Prepared - Build an Emergency Supply Kit Today

It is always the right time to build an emergency supply kit. Duval county experiences a wide range of hazards including hurricanes, wildfires, flooding, severe thunderstorms, and tornadoes. Having an emergency supply kit ready ahead of time will ensure you are prepared in the event of any emergency. Read the City of Jacksonville Emergency Preparedness Guide to learn more.
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Healthcare Facility Information

We are responsible for the review of facility plans and also promote information about emergency environmental control.

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Image with text- Disaster Preparedness 2021 Sales Tax Holiday
05/24/2021
Florida consumers can purchase qualifying disaster preparedness supplies exempt from tax during the 2021 Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday.
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05/10/2021
May 9 through the 15 is National Hurricane Preparedness week. It is important to prepare for hurricanes prior to the start of the season. Take steps now to ensure your family is JaxReady.
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01/26/2021
If you or someone you care for has a health condition and requires basic medical assistance during a disaster, register today for Special Medical Needs status.

Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale

Category 1: Winds 74 to 95 Miles Per Hour, Minimal Damage Category 2: Winds 96 to 110 Miles Per Hour, Moderate Damage Category 3: Winds 111 to 129 Miles Per Hour, Extensive Damage Category 4: Winds 130 to 156 Miles Per Hour, Extreme Damage Category 5: Winds Over 157 Miles PEr Hour, Catastrophic Damage