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Emergency Operations – Helpful Information for Residents


At this time all City facilities plan to be open on Thursday, November 10, 2022.  City facilities are closed for the Veterans’ Day holiday on Friday, November 11, 2022.

One sandbag site is open at the Live Oak Recreation Complex (Splash Park Site) on Wednesday.  Supplies will be replenished as weather permits.  Self Service Only.

Waste Management has advised that garbage pick up will  proceed as normal on Thursday unless conditions deteriorate to the point that it becomes unsafe for trucks to operate.

Pinellas County is included in the area that could be impacted by Tropical Storm Nicole. As we monitor Tropical Storm Nicole, we recommend that you review your emergency plans, check emergency kits to be sure they are ready and sign up for alerts here: Alert Pinellas (link this: https://member.everbridge.net/453003085614894/login) and Ready Pinellas App (link this: Ready Pinellas Emergency Planning Mobile App – Pinellas County).

Emergency Management

  1. Monitor Current Storm Forecasts (link this: https://www.nhc.noaa.gov/refresh/graphics_at2+shtml/174719.shtml?cone#contents)
  2. Find your Evacuation Zone (link this: https://kyz.pinellascounty.org/)
  3. Sign Up for Emergency Alerts With Alert Pinellas (link this: https://member.everbridge.net/453003085614894/login)
  4. Sign Up With the Ready Pinellas App (link this: Ready Pinellas Emergency Planning Mobile App – Pinellas County) – designed to help residents prepare themselves and their families before, during and after a storm.
  5. Find a Shelter or Nearby Accommodations (link: https://kyz.pinellascounty.org/)

Preparing for Emergencies

  1. Make a Plan (link: https://pinellas.gov/make-a-plan/)
  2. Stay Informed (link: https://pinellas.gov/stay-informed/)
  3. What are the Risks (link: https://pinellas.gov/know-your-risk)

Check your evacuation zone, flooding risk or just get good tips for storm safety at storm.pinellascounty.org

View the 2022 All Hazard Guide

Pinellas County Emergency Management: Learn more about shelter options, pet preparedness, special needs options and more.

Citizen Information Line:  727-464-4333

City of Tarpon Springs Emergency Operations Center Line: 727-938-3737


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