#ManateeReady: Emergency Preparation

Stay up to date on the current status of Manatee County's Emergency Operations Center, information about storm preparation and more.

After Irma: Information About Recovery and How to Help


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Emergency Operation Center:  Inactive

Evacuation Orders: None

Shelters: Closed

Sandbag Distribution: Closed


Infrastructure Damage & Flooding:

Trash/Recycling and Water:

  • Call Utilities: (941) 792-8811

Other Issues:


During an EOC activation, call the Citizens Information Center for assistance or to report a non-urgent issue: (941) 749-3547

Please only call 911 for life-threatening emergencies.

  • NOTE: If Hurricane Irma impacts telephone service in Manatee County, 911 callers who receive a busy signal should continue to try to dial 911 until the call is answered. Some 911 callers may hear an automated message and should continue to hold for an operator. Your call will be taken in the order in which it was received.


Learn Your Level: Hurricane Irma Interactive Map

Find your evacuation zone, locate shelters, and view traffic, hazards and more in our Hurricane Irma interactive map.



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