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1/7/2022

Governor Ron DeSantis Puts Seniors First for COVID Tests

Florida secures up to one million tests for residents of assisted living facilities and nursing homes Governor Ron DeSantis announced that the state of Florida will be providing up to one million rapid tests as needed for residents of assisted living facilities and nursing homes. Governor DeSantis...

1/7/2022

Following Governor Ron DeSantis’ Calls for Increased Monoclonal Supply – Florida Notified Planning Process for Shipment of 30,000 Additional Doses Has Begun

Today, in response to pressure from Governor Ron DeSantis, the state of Florida has been notified that planning has begun in preparation of sending 30,000 more monoclonal antibody doses to Florida. Yesterday, Governor Ron DeSantis called on the Biden Administration to release its stranglehold on...

1/7/2022

Governor Ron DeSantis to Biden Administration: Release Stranglehold on Life-saving Monoclonal Antibodies

Following reversal of federal monoclonal antibody distribution pause, Florida needs at least 30,000 more doses per week than it is receiving through the Biden Administration's allocation system Today, Governor Ron DeSantis called on the Biden Administration to release the stranglehold on...

1/5/2022

Notice of Public Meeting Invitation to Bid ITB-DEM-21-22-018 Heavy Duty Truck

Invitation to Bid ITB-DEM-21-22-018Heavy Duty Truck The Florida Division of Emergency Management announces a public meeting to which all persons are invited. Anyone who wants to attend, may so via conference call. At this time, the Division is not open to the public. At the time of the meeting,...

12/28/2021

Florida Division of Emergency Management Celebrates Accomplishments in 2021

Today, Governor Ron DeSantis and the Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) highlighted the state of Florida's response efforts taken this year in addition to the Division's commitment to long-term recovery efforts from recent disasters and supporting the development of resilient...

12/16/2021

Florida Deploys State All-Hazards Incident Management Team to Support Tornado Outbreak Response in Kentucky

Florida deployed a nine-person State All-Hazards Incident Management Team comprised of individuals from the Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) as well as Clay, St. Johns, and Flagler counties to Kentucky to support the tornado outbreak response efforts. The deployment team consists of...

12/14/2021

Governor Ron DeSantis Offers Support to States Affected by Tornado Outbreak

This week, Governor DeSantis and the Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) Director Kevin Guthrie offered Florida's support in response to the deadly tornadoes that affected nine states in parts of the Midwest and Tennessee Valley. The State of Florida stands ready to aid the response...

12/9/2021

Governor DeSantis’ Freedom First Budget Strengthens Florida’s Commitment to Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Recovery for All Communities

Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced his Freedom First Budget, demonstrating a continued commitment to emergency preparedness and assisting communities recovering from recent disasters. "Governor DeSantis understands the importance of investing in disaster mitigation and recovery," said Florida...

11/12/2021

Governor DeSantis Announces Over $3.1 Million in Hazard Mitigation Awards for Florida Panhandle

~ Announcement comes ahead of 3rd anniversary of Hurricane Michael's landfall ~ Governor Ron DeSantis visited the Florida Panhandle to announce more than $3.1 million in awards for 12 projects through the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity's (DEO) Rebuild Florida Hazard Mitigation Grant...

11/4/2021

Notice of Public Meeting Request for Proposal RFP-DEM-21-22-013 Emergency Medical Personnel

The Division will hold a public opening of the Proposals at the date and time below. Anyone who wants to attend, may do so via conference call. Currently, the Division is not open to the public. At the time of the meeting, the Division will open and read aloud the names of Respondents that came in...

11/3/2021

Notice of Public Meeting - Request for Proposal RFP-DEM-21-22-004 Emergency Alternate Care Sites

The Division will hold a public opening of the Proposals at the date and time below. Anyone who wants to attend, may do so via conference call. Currently, the Division is not open to the public. At the time of the meeting, the Division will open and read aloud the names of Respondents that came in...

9/28/2021

Notice of Public Meeting Invitation to Bid ITB-DEM-21-22-012 Network Monitoring

Invitation to Bid ITB-DEM-21-22-012Network Monitoring The Florida Division of Emergency Management announces a public meeting to which all persons are invited. Anyone who wants to attend, may so via conference call. At this time, the Division is not open to the public. At the time of the meeting,...

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