Are you ready for hurricane season?

Are you ready for hurricane season?

Hurricane season is around the corner. Whether you're new to Florida or have been living in the state your entire life, it is always good to have a refresher on what to do to prepare. Here are a few things we thing seniors should know ahead of time: Plan an evacuation route (ahead of time) - Search for local shelters and your state’s Department of Transportation or Office of Emergency Management website to find evacuation routes. Sign up for local alerts - Having alerts about the closeness of the hurricane to your area can benefit for evacuation purposes and preparing for the next steps. Stock up on non-perishables - Since hurricanes cause power outages for weeks, it’s difficult to keep perishable items long enough to sustain the days after. Non-perishables are an important food source that last long after the hurricane hits land. Stock up on emergency supplies - These are: a first aid kit and medicine to last weeks...
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