Safety & Emergencies

Pinellas County provides services to help residents prepare for emergency situations before they happen, and our departments are here to help when they do.

October 20, 2023

Flood Risk and Mitigation Public Information Working Group Meeting

The Pinellas County Flood Risk and Mitigation Public Information Working Group develops, reviews and updates the Program for Public Information, providing a unique…

Virtual Meeting
December 14, 2023

EMS Medical Control Board

This board is responsible for recommending a medical director for the county EMS system to the EMS Authority and to support the…

Emergency Medical Services Center
December 15, 2023

EMS Advisory Council

The Emergency Medical Services Advisory Council is responsible for evaluating the county’s emergency medical services system and making recommendations necessary to the…

EMS and Fire Administration

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Alert Pinellas

Receive free alerts about emergencies and other important community news by signing up for Alert Pinellas, an emergency notification service for Pinellas…

Ambulance Billing & Financial Services

The Pinellas County Ambulance Billing & Financial Services handles billing for Sunstar ambulance transports. Our staff is knowledgeable about working with Medicare,…

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Hurricane Idalia Flood-Related Debris Collection

Pinellas County will collect construction and demolition (C&D) storm debris from properties flooded by Hurricane Idalia in the following unincorporated areas on......


FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers open in Palm Harbor and St. Petersburg

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) opened two Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) to assist residents affected by Hurricane Idalia on Saturday, Sept. 16, with daily hours. ...


Permits for RVs or other temporary shelter for unincorporated Pinellas during repairs

Residents of unincorporated Pinellas County whose home was damaged and made uninhabitable because of Hurricane Idalia may apply to place a temporary shelter on their property until their primary home can be repaired or replaced....


Low-interest repair loans available for Pinellas businesses, homeowners

The U.S. Small Business Administration is now offering low-interest loans starting as low as 2.5 percent for Pinellas homeowners and 4 percent for businesses to make repairs and cover economic losses from Hurricane Idalia....


Pinellas residents can now apply for FEMA Individual Assistance  

The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced today that Pinellas County has been added to Florida's Major Disaster Declaration, which makes our community eligible for federal assistance, including Individual Assistance.  FEMA teams will go door-to-door starting Mon....


Residentes de Pinellas ya pueden solicitar ayuda individual de FEMA

Equipos de Ayuda a Supervivientes de Desastres de FEMA irán puerta por puerta en las zonas afectadas a partir del lunes La......


Hurricane Idalia Response “By the Numbers”

The State of Local Emergency declared by the BCC on Monday remains in effect until Monday, Sept. 4. ...


Respuesta al Huracán Idalia “en cifras”

Novedades más recientes sobre el incidente Estadísticas de la respuesta Si necesita ayuda Si quiere ayudar Próximos pasos para el Condado...