Emergency Preparedness

In the event of a weather or other emergency, residents and visitors are encouraged to remain vigilant and be prepared.

Create an emergency preparedness plan, prepare a basic emergency supply kit, and register for emergency alerts at

To stay informed about major storm conditions, follow Alachua County on Facebook and Twitter, and subscribe to the County’s press releases.

Alachua County Resources

Call 911 for emergencies. In the event of a declared emergency, Rumor Control 311 will have information on road closures, local and state damage reports, location for ice and water needs, and other services.