Hurricane Matthew: Bay Area sandbag locations

Though Hurricane Matthew is primarily expected to be an east coast event, all of Central Florida will feel some effects from the storm.  Many Central Florida communities are making sandbags available to residents.

Here's the current list:

CITRUS COUNTY

No announcement yet
EOC link: http://www.sheriffcitrus.org/emergency-management.php

DESOTO COUNTY

No announcement yet
EOC link: http://www.desotobocc.com/departments/emergency_management

HARDEE COUNTY

Self-serve sand bags are available at the Hardee County Road Dept., 207 Hanchey Road in Wauchula from 8am to 5pm.

EOC link: https://www.facebook.com/Hardee-County-Emergency-Management-1432786133616389/

HERNANDO COUNTY

No announcement yet
EOC link: http://www.hernandosheriff.org/em/

HIGHLANDS COUNTY

Sebring: George Blvd. just North of DeSoto City Volunteer Fire Station
Avon Park: Intersection of CR 17, E. Old Bombing Range Road and Isabelle Lake Road
Lake Placid: Intersection of CR 619, CR 621 and Highlands Lake Drive
The bags are available in the Avon Park area at the Road and Bridge office on E. Winthrop Street, and in the Lake Placid area at the Road and Bridge office on CR 621.

EOC link: https://www.facebook.com/Highlands-County-Board-of-County-Commissioners-145032155681639/

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY

Sandbags will be available to Tampa residents at three locations starting Wednesday, October 5-until further notice from: 10am- 7pm

Bobby Hicks Pool, 4201 W. Mango Ave.
Barksdale Active Adult Center @ MacFarlane Park, 1801 N. Lincoln Ave.
Jackson Heights Community Center, 3310 E. Lake Avenue

EOC link: http://hillsboroughcounty.org/residents/public-safety/emergency-management/stay-safe

MANATEE COUNTY

Manatee County Public Works Department will distribute sandbags Wednesday, October 5, 2016 from 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM and Thursday, October 6, 2016 from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM at the following locations:

Buffalo Creek Golf Course: 7550 69th Street East, Palmetto
G.T. Bray: 5502 33rd Avenue Drive West, Bradenton. The location is the parking lot near 51st St W., northwest corner of entrance into Bray from 51st St west.
Lakewood Ranch Ball Park: 5350 Lakewood Ranch Blvd, Bradenton
Stormwater Operations, 5511 39th Street East, Bradenton
Rubonia Community Center: 1309 72nd St E, Palmetto

EOC link: https://www.facebook.com/ManateeCountyEmergencyManagement/

PASCO COUNTY

Sandbags available from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the following locations:

East of U.S. 41:
   
C-Barn:  30908 Warder Road, San Antonio
Land O' Lakes Rec Center: 3032 Collier Pkwy, Land O' Lakes 
Dade City Police Dept: 38042 Pasco Ave. Dade City  
FS #2:  6907 Dairy Road, Zephyrhills   

West of U.S. 41:
     
WPGC: 7530 State Street, New Port Richey
Mitchell Park: 4825 Little Road, New Port Richey 

EOC link: http://www.pascocountyfl.net/index.aspx?NID=701

PINELLAS COUNTY

None available. The Citizen Information Center will be open on Wednesday from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Citizens may call (727) 464-4333 with general questions.
EOC link: http://www.pinellascounty.org/emergency/bulletin.htm

POLK COUNTY

Sandbags are available at all locations.  You can find the full list here: http://www.polk-county.net/boccsite/County-Services/Sandbag-Fill-Sites/

The Citizen’s Information Line is open at 863-401-2234 (locally) or toll-free 1-866-661-0228.

EOC link: http://www.polk-county.net/boccsite/departments/emergency-management/

SARASOTA COUNTY

No announcement yet
EOC link: https://www.facebook.com/Sarasota-County-Emergency-Management-623466111005511/

SUMTER COUNTY

None available
EOC link: http://sumtercountyfl.gov/718/Emergency-Management

FLORIDA

For local storm information along the east coast of Florida, click over to FOX 35 Orlando.
 

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