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CIC Activated, Sand Bags to be Available Thursday

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The Osceola County Citizen Information Center hotline was activated Wednesday morning (08-28-19) for citizens with specific questions – or who need to speak with an Osceola County representative. That number is 407-742-0000

In preparation for potential severe weather conditions, Osceola County residents may fill and make sand bags at several locations beginning at 8 a.m. on Thursday 08-29-19. (See info below).

As we wait to see the path of #Dorian, now is the time to review disaster preparations and #GetAPlan!

·         Residents should secure loose outdoor equipment and yard debris, and check on pantry and medical supplies

·         To prepare a plan for your family and/or business, including how to stay safe during a hurricane or tropical storm, please visit Florida’s Disaster Preparedness site at https://bit.ly/323mpkg 

·         For the latest weather updates, including storm tracking and forecasts, please visit and follow US National Weather Service Melbourne Florida.

·         The Osceola County Office of Emergency Management provides resources on its website, https://bit.ly/2KZ8RAF(https://www.osceola.org/agencies-departments/emergency-management/)

·         To receive real-time updates via phone, text or email simply text the word #AlertOsceola to 888777 on your mobile device or online at https://bit.ly/328NyCG.

·         Special needs persons are urged to register at http://ReadyOsceola.org or call 407-742-9001


SANDBAG LOCATIONS

Unincorporated Osceola County Residents:

Hours of Operation:

Thursday (08-29-19): 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Friday (08-30-19): 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Road & Bridge Department – Kissimmee: 1698 S. Hoagland Boulevard in Kissimmee, 34741

Poinciana Library: 101 N. Doverplum Avenue in Poinciana, 34758

Celebration Community Field Complex: 319 Campus Street in Celebration 34747

Holopaw Community Center: 8801 Community Center Road in Holopaw, 34773

Kenansville Community Center:  1154 S. Canoe Creek Road in Kenansville, 34739

Osceola Heritage Park, (Shakerag Road): 1211 Shakerag Road, Kissimmee FL 34744

·         There is a 25-bag limit and help is available for those unable to fill the bags themselves.

Kissimmee Residents:

Corner of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard & Alaska Avenue (vehicle must enter from MLK Blvd)

Hours of Operation:

·         Thursday (08-29-19): noon to 6 p.m.

·         Friday (08-30-19): 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

·         12 bags per household. ID required – City of Kissimmee residents only please

St. Cloud Residents:

St. Cloud Civic Center: 3003 17th Street, Civic Center (entrance on 17th street)

Hours of Operation:

·         Thursday (08-29-19): 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

·         Friday (08-30-19): 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

·         City residents will be required to provide proof of residency in the form of a picture ID or utility bill in order to collect sandbags.

·         City residents will receive 12 sandbags and ties each, and will fill them themselves. The City will provide 6 shovels at the site.

Residents and visitors should continue to monitor local news for further instructions, ensure disaster supply kits are fully stocked and plans are in place to remain safe.