Emergency Preparedness

ENTER TO WIN A STORM PREP KIT TAKE ACTION TO STAY INFORMED

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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August 04, 2021
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August 03, 2021
The City of Largo is proud to announce that Kim Adams, Finance Director has received the FGFOA Lifetime Achievement Award. Sponsored by the Florida Government Finance Officers Association, this award recognizes and honors a finance officer who has made a lasting and worthwhile contribution to the citizens of Florida.
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July 27, 2021
Registration has begun for the 2021-2022 School Year!
July 21, 2021
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July 12, 2021
Are you looking to purchase a home? Join City of Largo Housing Services and fellow sponsors at the 2021 Virtual HOPE Expo on Saturday, September 18 and Saturday, September 25 from 10am-2pm each day. 
July 08, 2021
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June 29, 2021
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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.
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June 01, 2021
The Pinellas County Fertilizer Ban is in effect from June 1 through September 30, strictly prohibiting the sale or use of most lawn and landscape fertilizers as they contain Nitrogen and Phosphorous. Over 70% of Pinellas County waters contain excess amounts of these nutrients every year, causing harmful algae blooms that can even lead to fish kills. Excess nitrogen can lead to decreased water quality and can affect the health of the plants and animals that live in our local waterways.
May 27, 2021
Seeking students in grades 9-12 who are Largo residents that want to make a difference in their community!
May 27, 2021
Students Grades K-5 can take advantage of these one hour sessions through August 6
March 16, 2021
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June 01, 2020
There are not any tropical storms or hurricanes watches or warnings in the area. Stay informed on the latest weather and emergency updates by signing up for AlertPinellas.

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