It’s that time of year again, the start of the Hurricane Season, June 1 through

If there is an impending storm we recognize there will be a last minute rush to
the stores for needed supplies, the information provided here will allow you to
prepare and avoid that la
st minute rush and the frustration that comes about
when supplies run out.

Please be aware that if you use portable phones once you lose electrical power
your phones will not work
. It’s advisable to have at least one direct wired phone
that will work without
electrical power. The cost for this type of phone is
around $10.00 to $15.00

The information provided is divided into 3 groups, if you stay in your home
(Naples), if we are required to evacuate and lastly protection and care for your

At Home

Water at least 1 gallon per person for 3 to 7 days
Have enough food for at least 3 to 7 days. Non perishables packaged or canned.
Food for infants or the elderly
ck foods
Propane for grill
Paper plates / Plastic utensils
First aid kit
Medicines / Prescription drugs Do they need to be refilled?
Special items for babies and or elderly
Flash Light / batteries
Battery operated radio
Cash, ensure you have enough small bills ATM’s may not
be available for several days.
Vehicle fuel tanks filled
Gas for your generator if you have one
Non electric can opener


In addition to those items listed above
Have an out of state contact, a friend / family member,
serve as a family contact, so all your family members have
a single point of contact.
Blankets & Pillows
First aid kit
Medicines / Prescription drugs Do they need to be refilled?
Toys / Books / Games
Important documents in a waterproof container or
watertight re-sealable plastic bag for example Insurance
papers, medical records, bank accounts, social security card, etc.

Pet Care Considerations

Whether you stay at home or need to evacuate the following information should be considered for the well being and care of your pets
Proper identification/ Immunization records / Medications
Ample supply of food and water
Carrier or cage
Muzzle and leash
Should you decide to bring your pet to a PET SHELTER, you will need to have: A proper identification collar, a rabies tag, proper identification on all belongings, a carrier or cage, a leash, an ample supply of food, water, food bowls, necessary medications, specific care instructions and newspapers or trash bags for cleanup.

Pet shelters will be filled on a first come first served basis.

Call ahead to determine availability.