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September 24, 2022

Pinellas Update: County Consumer Protection warns against price gouging

Because Pinellas County is included in the governor’s state of emergency declaration for Tropical Storm Ian, residents and visitors are protected by...

Local hazard mitigation strategy plan updated

Pinellas County, its municipal partners and other stakeholders have updated this year’s Pinellas County local hazard mitigation strategy (LMS). The LMS is...

July 2, 2022

The All-New Ready Pinellas app helps before, during and after a storm

For crucial emergency information and tools to help with preparing before, during and after a hurricane, Pinellas County encourages residents to download...

June 30, 2022

Pinellas County announces updated Ready Pinellas emergency planning app

As tropical activity heats up, Pinellas County is encouraging residents to download the updated Ready Pinellas mobile app to help prepare themselves...

June 28, 2022

The All Hazards Preparedness Guide is available in print and online

The 2022 All Hazards Preparedness Guides are available online in English, Spanish and Vietnamese. Print copies can be found in public libraries...

May 27, 2022

Hurricane Preparedness Day brings information to hundreds of residents

Hurricane season is here, and to help residents prepare, Pinellas County hosted a free Hurricane Preparedness Day event on June 4, providing...

May 18, 2022

Pinellas County updates hurricane evacuation zones

Nearly 48,000 households will have a new evacuation zone this hurricane season, and Pinellas County is urging residents to check their zones....

May 2, 2022

Hurricane exercise has countywide benefits

Local government and partner personnel across Pinellas County train year-round to practice preparation and response to disasters. This year a simulated Category...

Pinellas County hosts countywide hurricane simulation

Local government and partner personnel across Pinellas County are practicing their preparation and response to a simulated Category 2 hurricane this week...