Hillsborough Commissioner Sandra Murman Hosts Get Ready! Hurricane Prep Talks

Hillsborough County, Fla. (May 10, 2018) - As we "Get Ready!" for this hurricane season, the most important part of being prepared is being informed.

With that in mind, Hillsborough County Commissioner Sandy Murman will be hosting special Get Ready! Hurricane Prep Talks on Wednesday, May 16th, and then again on Tuesday, June 5th, and finally on Friday, June 8th, throughout coastal Hillsborough County. Commissioner Murman's guest speakers are from Hillsborough County Emergency Management, and they will brief residents of south county, Town 'n Country and northwest county on what they can do to be prepared for the 2018 hurricane season.

"I am committed to getting you the latest information on how to prepare for storms, so we are hosting these short meetings along with our Emergency Management team, to do just that," Commissioner Murman said.

The Get Ready! Hurricane Prep talks are:

Wednesday, May 16th
11:45 a.m.
SouthShore Chamber Prep Talk
HCC SouthShore Campus
551 24th Street NE
Ruskin, FL

Tuesday, June 5th
8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
South Tampa Chamber Prep Talk
Jan K. Platt Regional Library
3910 S Manhattan Avenue,
Tampa, FL

Friday, June 8th
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Northwest County Prep Talk
Town 'n Country Regional Library, Community Room
7606 Paula Drive
Tampa, FL

There will be a short presentation by Hillsborough County Emergency Management, and information on ways to prepare for hurricane season. The official Hillsborough County Disaster Planning Guide will be available with evacuation zone information, sample family disaster plans, disaster supply lists, information on how to protect your home and business, along with what to do for your pets, and more. So, let your family, neighbors and friends know where to go to "Get Ready!"

In the meantime, if you would like more information on how to "Get Ready!" you may access Commissioner Murman's website and choose the "Get Ready!" tab, or access the Hillsborough County Office of Emergency Management website at

For more information call (813) 272-5470.


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