Media Release

Update #3 T. S. Fay Preparedness

Monday, August 18, 2008 1:00 AM

1:40 p.m.

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL. - With the possibility of Tropical Storm Fay's high winds and heavy rains, the Alachua County Office of Emergency Management advises that now is the time to assemble a Disaster Supply Kit. Supplies in this kit should include:

  • Non-perishable food
  • Drinking water
  • Flashlights
  • Batteries
  • AM/FM battery operated radio
  • Manual can opener

 There should be at least 5 days of food and water in your kit.

 If you need to evacuate, you should take bedding with you as well as copies of your important papers.

 For more information, contact the Alachua County Information line at 311.



  • 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).