Living in Florida offers many benefits and advantages, but being prepared for the Atlantic Hurricane Season which starts June 1, is extremely important. After assessing damages done from hurricanes in the past few years, Floridians are encouraged to have at least 7 days of supplies, and stock up before any sign of an approaching storm. These supplies include food, water, medicine, batteries, etc. Each family and business is advised to be adequately stocked and prepared to face this hurricane season.
The 2021 Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday ends today, June 6. The tax holiday allows for Floridians to purchase disaster preparedness items that can help families stay safe and prepared during the hurricane season – while saving money. Find a full disaster kit checklist http://FloridaDisaster.org/Kit.
During the past three years, four hurricanes have made landfall in Florida, including Hurricane Michael, the first hurricane to make landfall in the U.S. as a Category 5 since Hurricane Andrew in 1992. It’s If you are unsure of what to do when disaster strikes, make a plan today. To get you and your family started on planning visit FloridaDisaster.org/GetAPlan.