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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July 02, 2022
Fireworks are quite a sight to see during the Fourth of July holiday, and even more exciting to view at one of the largest fireworks shows in Pinellas County here in Largo. However, when fireworks are not set off by professionals, over 9,000 fireworks injuries are reported due to unsafe firework set-off, fireworks are the causes of nearly 19,000 fires annually.
June 27, 2022
Nonprofits including faith-based organizations that serve Largo residents (can be located outside city limits) are invited to a follow-up Community Conversation on July 15. At the Community Conversation, city team members will share more details about the grant program and application process. The City will be looking for feedback directly from those nonprofits the grant is designated for to inform how the process may be improved before launch, so it is as user-friendly as possible. 
June 24, 2022
On Saturday, July 16 from 9am-11am, Largo Fire Rescue will host a free hurricane preparedness expo in the Jenkins Wing of the Largo Public Library. Learn from how to be prepared before, during and after the storm with information including disaster kits and where to find shelter.
June 23, 2022
This June, Mayor Woody Brown attended the American Flood Coalition’s (AFC) Mayor's Summit on Flooding and Sea Level Rise in Washington, D.C. AFC convened two dozen mayors and local leaders to explore and share solutions to flooding and sea-level rise and build relationships with members of Congress and their staff.
June 23, 2022
As part of the update of the City of Largo’s Sustainability and Resilience Action Plan (SRAP), Largo is hosting a series of free Community Climate Sessions. These sessions will explore how climate change has already been impacting the community and what other changes we may experience in the future. Attendees will have to opportunity to connect with neighbors, share ideas about strengthening the community, and help shape the future of the SRAP.
June 07, 2022
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May 31, 2022
Be ready for hurricane season. Today you can determine your personal hurricane risk, find out if you live in a hurricane evacuation zone, and review/update insurance policies.
May 18, 2022
At the Tuesday, May 17 Largo City Commission Meeting, City Commission approved an agreement with OB Golf Investment Group LLP to purchase a 26.7-acre property across the street from Taylor Park for $600,000.
May 17, 2022
City of Largo Housing Services wants to support income-eligible homeowners with home renovation items through its Housing Improvement Program. 
May 12, 2022
As part of the current roadway restoration on 20th Street, beginning Tuesday, May 17, the City's contractor will begin construction on the northbound lane of 20th Street between West Bay Drive and Melhenbacher Road. The northbound lane will be closed and northbound traffic will not be permitted between West Bay Drive and Melhenbacher.
February 02, 2022
The results are in and the City of Largo has been named a 2022 National Top Workplace for the second year in a row!
November 18, 2021
The City of Largo is planning updates to Woodrow Park and the surrounding area. Check this site for project updates.
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.
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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