|Hurricane Ian Update #3
Tuesday, September 27, 202210:15amProtect yourself, your employees, and your business in response to dangerous storm threat, Hurricane Ian
Due to the increasingly dangerous storm threat of Hurricane Ian, it is strongly recommended that businesses allow time for employees and staff that live in mandatory and recommended evacuation zones to personally prepare for imminent storm threats to life and safety and comply with mandatory evacuation orders issued by Pinellas County Emergency Management and the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office. Visit https://storm.pinellascounty.org for the latest information on hurricane Ian and for more information on evacuation areas.
The Florida Business Response Team, Emergency Support Function 18, recommends that businesses located in Florida review the Business Re-Entry Procedures and ensure that employees have the required documentation prior to the storm’s arrival. The Florida Private Sector Hotline is activated to provide business assistance at 850-815-4925 and more information is available at FloridaDisaster.biz.
9/26/22 – 2:00 PM- Pinellas Update: Mandatory evacuations ordered for Zone A and mobile homes tonight; Zones B and C Tuesday morning
9/26/22 – PSTA Will suspend all transit services at the end of the service day on Tuesday, September 27. No services will operate on Wednesday, September 28 and will not be restarted until it is determined to be safe to do so.
9/26/22, 10:00 AM- Watch Pinellas County’s Press Conference on Hurricane Ian
9/25/22, 4:30 PM- Pinellas Update: Special needs and some general population shelters to open late Monday, visitors encouraged to evacuate
9/24/22, 5:00 PM- Pinellas Update: County Consumer Protection warns against price gouging
9/24/22, 4:00PM- Pinellas Update: BCC Declares State of Local Emergency for Tropical Storm IanInformational Links
Latest news from the Pinellas County Bulletins from the Emergency Operations Center (EOC): https://storm.pinellascounty.org Hurricane and disaster preparation: www.pinellascounty.org/emergencyEmergency Bulletins: http://www.pinellascounty.org/emergency/bulletin.htm2022 All Hazards Preparedness Guide
Pinellas County Economic Development Hurricane/Disaster Resources for Businesses pageBusiness Damage Assessment Survey- https://business.floridadisaster.org/BusinessDamageAssessments
|About Pinellas County Economic DevelopmentPinellas County Economic Development (PCED) works with existing businesses to encourage expansion and seeks to attract new companies with high-wage careers to our community. Through investment tools, business classes, professional consulting services, trade missions to open new markets, and strategic partnerships, PCED fosters a pro-business environment and promotes the ideal business climate of Pinellas County, Florida. Learn more at www.PCED.org.