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Get Ready for Hurricane Dorian

Hillsborough Sand Bag Locations

Beginning Thursday, Aug. 29, sandbags will be available from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily at the following locations:

  • Edward Medard Conservation Park – 6140 Turkey Creek Road, Plant City
  • E.G. Simmons Conservation Park, 2401 19th Ave. NW, Ruskin
  • Ed Radice Park, 14720 Ed Radice Drive, Tampa


Hillsborough County residents are eligible for a maximum of 10 sandbags per family. Residents must show ID verifying they live in the County; a drivers license or utility bill will serve as proper identification.

South Tampa Publix Contact Info

1.   243 Bayshore Blvd, Tampa, FL 33606

       P: (813) 251-1173

2.   2401 W Azeele St, Tampa, FL 33609

       P: (813) 250-0129

3.   1313 S Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, FL 33629

       P:  (813) 258-9801

4.   3838 Britton Plaza, Tampa, FL 33611

       P: (813) 835-1280

5.   3615 W Gandy Blvd, Tampa, FL 33611

       P: (813) 831-2691

South Tampa Sam’s Club

 5135 S Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, FL 33611

 P: (813) 805-6602

HURRICANE KIT

Make sure your hurricane kit includes:

  • Flashlights & extra bulbs
  • Battery-operated radio
  • Battery-operated lanterns
  • Batteries (in different sizes!)
  • Matches
  • First aid kit
  • Duct tape
  • Rain gear
  • Clock (wind-up or battery-powered)
  • Plastic garbage bags
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Scissors
  • Can Opener
  • Clean clothes
  • Extra blankets
  • Heavy gloves

FOOD AND WATER

Pack non-perishable food for each person for 3-7 days.

  • Bottled water (1 gallon/person/day)
  • Bottled juice
  • Two coolers:
    One for drinks & one for food
  • Canned foods
  • Manual can opener
  • Dry pet food

HOUSE CHECKLIST

  • Remove outdoor items
  • Trim dead branches from trees
  • Board up windows
  • Fill gas tanks and extra containers
  • Get extra cash
  • Move furniture away from windows
  • Store important documents in waterproof containers
  • Extra supply of medicines

MEDICAL NEEDS

  • Medic-alert tags
  • Insect-repellent sprays
  • Feminine hygiene items
  • Sunscreen
  • Soap
  • First aid kit
  • Prescription medication
  • Over-the-counter medication
  • Children's medicine
  • Bandages
  • Adhesive tape
  • Antiseptic solution
  • Thermometer
  • Tweezers

PREPARE YOUR PET

Your pet will need more than a bag of food in a storm.

  • Water for your pet for 3-7 days
  • Non-perishable food
  • Crate/carrier/tank
  • Leash (non-extendable)
  • Collar and/or harness
  • Favorite Toy
  • Blanket or pillow
  • Clean litter box
  • Updated shots and medical records
  • Microchip with up-to-date contant info
  • Any medications
  • Calming aids
  • Tags
  • Puppy training pads
  • Heartworm preventatives
  • Rain gear

HURRICANE WEBSITES

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