Media Release

Hurricane Preparedness Workshop

Tuesday, June 24, 2008 1:00 AM
2:30 p.m.
ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - Hurricane Season began June 1, 2008. Although the tropics have been quiet to this point, Alachua County Emergency Management would like to remind residents that now is the time to prepare for the next disaster. To help the public prepare, Emergency Management will be presenting hurricane readiness tips at the High Springs branch of the Alachua County Library District. The presentation will be on Tuesday, July 1, 2008 at 6:30 p.m. The library is located at 135 N.W. 1st Ave. in High Springs.
Topics to be discussed include:
  • What is Emergency Management?
  • The Role of the Emergency Operation Center
  • Alachua County Hurricane History
  • Hurricane Predications
  • Preparations for Individuals, Families and Businesses
If any accommodations are needed for persons with disabilities, please contact the Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 or 352-374-5284 TDD.
For more information, email Alachua County Emergency Management at or call 352-264-6500.


  • Mark Sexton
  • Communications & Legislative Affairs Director
  • Phone: 352-374-5204
  • Cell: 352-283-2317

If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a County program, service or public meeting, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).