Emergency Preparedness

Making sure you and your loved ones will survive a storm or other disaster is a year-round task that requires attention to your personal business, your family, your home and your vehicles. It is not a task that can be done in just 24 hours, so start your planning now. View the links below from Pinellas County Emergency Management to help you know what to do before, during and after a storm.

HOW TO PLAN & PREPARE

Know Your Zone

View evacuation zones and maps. Determine if and when you would have to evacuate. 

Have a Plan

Complete a disaster plan before the chaos of an approaching storm to be sure you have time to do it right.

Get a Survival Kit

If you are staying home during a storm, here’s a list of items to consider for your survival kit. 

Secure Your Pet

Pinellas County pet owners have options when it comes to pet-friendly emergency shelters.

Find a Shelter

If you decide to evacuate before a storm, learn where to go, how to get there and which shelters accept pets.

After the Storm

After the storm, it's time to assess the damage. View next steps to help you during recovery.

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Preparedness Videos
These on-demand videos can help you prepare before, during and after a storm.
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October 21, 2021
City of Largo Engineering Services will host two project overview sessions to share the design, project schedule, and construction impacts for Bayhead Action Park planned in Fall 2022.
October 13, 2021
City Government Week is October 18-24, and the City of Largo has several ways for you to share why you #LoveLargoFL and to learn more about our city.
October 12, 2021
Halloween is an exciting time for kids and adults – the delight of dressing up in a fun costume, all of the spooky decorations, and of course let's not forget the candy. To ensure you and your family enjoy a spooky, safe and good time this Halloween, check out these tips.
October 12, 2021
The City of Largo and Florida Department of Health Pinellas have teamed up to host a free vaccine booster pop-up clinic at the Largo Public Library on Friday, November 5 from 9am until 12:30pm.
October 03, 2021
The City of Largo is proud to declare the month of October Domestic Violence Prevention Month in accordance with the National Recognition. The City of Largo stands with victims, our law enforcement officers, social workers, professionals, educators, and other brave individuals who are focused on protecting families and communities from domestic violence.
October 01, 2021
Thanks to a partnership between the Largo Police Department and Walmart, a few lucky kids will go home with a new bicycle after the Largo Police Family Safety Day on Saturday, November 6, 2021, at the Largo Police Department located at 201 Highland Ave. in Largo.
September 30, 2021
The City of Largo continues to expand a commitment to sustainability through a new composting bin program. The program, which provides a free composting bin to Largo residents for their own home use, launched last October on World Food Day. Since the program launch, 555 Largo residents have requested a compost bin!
July 21, 2021
City Staff discovered the failure of a 72-inch storm pipe along West Bay Drive in Downtown Largo. Engineering responded to a report of a large hole next to the roadway near Ulmer Park. Coordinating with the Public Works Department, staff barricaded the area for immediate safety and worked with a contractor to stabilize the failure to avoid damage to the nearby roadway or sewer system. Staff is now working on the larger issue of failing pipes due to age.
June 12, 2021
To keep you naturally informed and ahead of the weather, Largo Fire Rescue has installed  web-based WeatherSTEM weather stations at its six fire stations. The stations offer a wide variety of real-time weather information data and a live video feed from the station. You can also see time-lapse video from the station's camera.
March 16, 2021
In October 2018, the City began an over $50 million project to upgrade the treatment plant. To date, this project is 75 percent complete with a final completion date in Fall 2021.
June 01, 2020
Take action to stay informed and get prepared before a storm hits. Stay informed on the latest weather and emergency updates by signing up for AlertPinellas and view how you can get prepared before the Storm at Largo.com/StormReady.

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