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Hurricane Dorian: Be Aware and Prepare
August 29, 2019
The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office in conjunction with the City of Jacksonville would like to remind citizens to "Be Aware and Prepare!"

Citizens are reminded to:
  • Have a plan
  • Safely remove debris from gutters and drains
  • Assemble an emergency kit to include important medications, water, food, batteries/flashlights and hygiene products to support you and your family for several days
  • Have access to cash just in case. If the power goes out, ATMs and credit cards will not work
  • Fill up your vehicles with gas
  • Charge your electronic devices. Keep them charged up in case the power goes out
  • Bring in loose items from your porch
Citizens are also encouraged to watch “Hunker Down Hour” with JSO’s Public Information Officers live on Facebook at (show times depend on the storm).  Citizens can also follow the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office on Twitter @JSOPIO or (you do not need a Twitter account to view this information) for important instructions and/or updates from JSO before, during and after the storm.
Important Numbers:
  • Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office – 904.630.0500 (Non-Emergency)  and 9-1-1 (Emergency – TTY Services Available)
  • City of Jacksonville – 904.630.CITY (2489)
  • JEA – 904.665.6000
  • Jacksonville Transit Authority (JTA) – 904.630.3100
  • Northeast Florida Red Cross – 904.358.8091
  • Florida Emergency Information Hotline – 1.800.342.3557
  • Traffic Information - 5-1-1
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