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Hurricane Resources

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.

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The Tampa Bay LGBT Chamber is closely monitoring the progression Hurricane Idalia.

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 in-person meetings for this week.

The Chamber office will be closed Monday, August 28 to Friday, September 1. The Chamber staff will be working remotely, and will be here for you before, during, and after the storm. For urgent matters please contact

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.



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Hurricane Resources (by County)

Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco, Manatee, Sarasota, Polk and, Hernando.

City of St Petersburg & Pinellas County:
Before the Storm
During The Storm
After the Storm
City of Tampa & Hillsborough County:
Before the Storm
 During the Storm
 After the Storm
Below are resources for the following counties: Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco, Manatee, Sarasota, Polk and, Hernando.
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Now is the time to stock up on your hurricane supplies. Consumers can purchase qualifying disaster preparedness supplies exempt from tax Saturday, August 26 through Friday, September 8. For more information and promotional materials for consumers, businesses, and other interested parties, reference this page from The Department of Revenue.

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Quick Links:
Alert Attorney General of price gouging 866-966-7226
Complete a business disaster recovery plan. You can find a sample business emergency plan at or
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