This page is intended to provide Tampa Bay LGBT Chamber members and the Tampa Bay Region's small businesses, nonprofits, and other establishments with hurricane resources.
Below are resources for the following counties: Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco, Manatee, Sarasota, Polk and, Hernando.
The Tampa Bay LGBT Chamber is closely monitoring the progression Hurricane Ian.
The health and safety of our members and community are a top priority for the Tampa Bay LGBT Chamber. Out of an abundance of caution, we have made the decision to reschedule all programs, events and meetings for this week.
The Chamber office will be closed beginning Monday, September 26 at noon, and will remain closed until it is safe to return. The Chamber staff will be working remotely, and will be here for you before, during, and after the storm. For urgent matters please contact Justice@tampabaylgbtchamber.org
We will continue to be a trusted source of information pertaining to your business and have compiled some resources to assist you, your family, and your business through this hurricane season. We are a member of the Emergency Support Function 18 team, and will keep you informed as things evolve.
Our goal is to minimize the impact on our community by, below are some additional resources for your reference.
Hurricane Resources (by County)
Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco, Manatee, Sarasota, Polk and, Hernando.
- City’s Good Neighbor Guide: Hurricane Planning
- Alert Pinellas (Alert St. Pete)
- Visit Know Your Zone or call 727-453-3150 to learn your hurricane evacuation level
- The Official Hurricane Guide to Pinellas County
- Get A Plan! at Florida Disaster.org
- Prepare for the Storm — NOAA & National Weather Service
- Report Outages and Problems
- Report Non-Emergency Issues (fallen trees, etc.)
- County Resources
- Facility Closures
- Pinellas County’s After the Storm Safety Tips and Recovery Assistance
- FEMA Assistance
- Report Issues for City Maintenance
- Make sure your family has a disaster supply kit
- Download the Annual Disaster Planning Guide
- Sign up for HCFL Alert
- Know Your Evacuation Zone
- Think about options for your pet
- Register for a special needs shelter
- Protect your property from flooding
- Evacuation notices and special announcements
- Download HART Emergency Evacuation Bus Route Map
- Follow flooding safety precautions
- Report damage and concerns
- Check TECO Outage Map
- Get information on storm-related yard debris removal
- Alert Florida
- Business Disaster Recovery Sample Plan
- National Hurricane Center