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.

Sign Up for AlertPinellas
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Preparedness Videos
These on-demand videos can help you prepare before, during and after a storm.
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January 19, 2022
The Largo City Commission celebrated the Pinellas Genealogy Society Week and their 50th anniversary at the January 18, 2022, Commission meeting. The Largo Public Library is also celebrating Pinellas Genealogy Society Week January 23-29, and the group's 50th Anniversary, by recognizing the group’s hard work and dedication in providing genealogy services to the Library patrons. Over the years, their volunteers have put in thousands of hours of work, with over 25,000 hours in the last 10 years alone.
January 14, 2022
As part of the update of the Largo Sustainability and Resilience Plan, the City of Largo is currently seeking eight individuals to serve as Community Connectors.
December 01, 2021
The City of Largo is currently hiring for a variety of roles throughout the city!
November 18, 2021
The City of Largo is planning updates to Woodrow Park and the surrounding area. The City’s project team is interested in hearing what changes local community members would like to see in the park.
November 08, 2021
The new Largo City Hall has yet to break ground, and it has already begun receiving honors. In partnership with ASD|Sky, the new downtown Largo City Hall received the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Tampa Bay’s new Sustainability Award. This award was created to recognize that 2020 was a life-changing year and has brought a new focus on adaptability and resilience in architecture and design as we know it.
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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