So it’s official: Hurricane Season 2020 has begun. That means – if you haven’t already – it’s time to prepare.
Not sure what to buy for your kit? What to do about your meds or pets or property? Where to go in case of necessary evacuations?
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Miami-Dade County offers the free ReadyMDC mobile app, which allows you to get the most up-to-the-minute information to deal with a hurricane before, during and after.
THE APP INCLUDES INFORMATION ON:
- How to prepare for a hurricane
- Knowing which areas that are in danger of storm surge
- Locating evacuation centers
- What to do with your pets
- Finding assistance
HOW TO GET THE APP?
LEARN MORE ABOUT HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS:
Find other Miami-Dade County resources – including videos, maps, checklists and more – by clicking here.
The site is run by the Office of Emergency Management, which plans and prepares for emergencies by coordinating activities with county departments, municipalities, nonprofit social service and medical-care agencies, businesses, residents and visitors. It helps educate the public on preparedness, coordinating emergency response and recovery, and delivers emergency information.
OH, ONE MORE THING!
There’s still time to stock up on hurricane supplies without paying state sales tax, which is 6 percent.
Florida’s Sales Tax Holiday ends Thursday, June 4.
Click here to see which supplies are eligible.
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