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10 Tampa Bay hurricane resources: Polk County

Here is some important information to keep you ahead of the storm.
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POLK COUNTY, Fla. — 10 Tampa Bay is your Hurricane Headquarters, and we are connecting you with vital information to help you weather the storm.

There's never a wrong time to be prepared for the extreme weather Florida can experience.

Below is a list of commonly asked for numbers and resources for where you live:

Sign up for Polk County’s emergency alert program on its website.

  • American Red Cross: 863-294-5941
  • Animal Services: 863-499-2600
  • Emergency communications center: 863-401-2234
  • Citizens information line: 863-408-2234 or 866-661-0228
  • United Way: 211 or 888-370-7188
  • Polk County's Disaster Preparedness Site