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6/27/2021

Governor DeSantis Provides Update on State Response Efforts for Surfside Building Collapse

Today, Governor Ron DeSantis joined Florida Division of Emergency Management Director (FDEM) Kevin Guthrie and Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava at the Surfside Building Collapse to provide an update on state response efforts. State response efforts include: FDEM issued Emergency Order...

6/25/2021

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces FEMA Approval of Emergency Declaration for Surfside Building Collapse

Today, Governor Ron DeSantis visited the site of the Surfside Building Collapse and received a briefing on latest efforts from Florida Division of Emergency Management Director (FDEM) Director Kevin Guthrie. Governor DeSantis also met with Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava and had a call...

6/24/2021

Governor Ron DeSantis Assesses Situation, Coordinating State Resources to Surfside Building Collapse Site

Governor Ron DeSantis, Lt. Governor Jeanette Nunez, Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis, Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) Director Kevin Guthrie, Surfside Mayor Charles Burkett and Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava are at the Surfside Building Collapse site to receive...

6/23/2021

Florida Division of Emergency Management Recognized for 2021 Governor’s Hurricane Conference Awards

The Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) Director Kevin Guthrie and Deputy Bureau Chief of Response Ian Guidicelli recently received awards at the 2021 Governor's Hurricane Conference, the largest, most attended hurricane conference in the nation. "Florida remains a leader in emergency...

6/23/2021

Florida Division of Emergency Management Honored with State IT Innovation of the Year Award for Digital Time Tracking

The Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) has been named a StateScoop 50 Award winner in the State IT Innovation of the Year category for leveraging technology to improve the state's COVID-19 response. "My administration has always been committed to using efficient and trustworthy...

6/9/2021

Notice of Public Meeting-Invitation to Bid ITB-DEM-20-21-030 Generator Maintenance

Invitation to Bid ITB-DEM-20-21-030 Generator Maintenance The Division of Emergency Management announces a public meeting to which all persons are invited. At the time of the meeting, the Division will open and read aloud the names of Vendors that came in before the deadline of 2:30 p.m. on June...

6/2/2021

Critical Investments in Preparedness Support Florida Disaster Response

~Governor DeSantis Signs 2021-2022 Budget Prioritizing Emergency Management Funding~ With Governor Ron DeSantis' approval of the 2021-2022 Budget, the Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) continues to build a more resilient Florida that is prepared for any disaster due to vital funding...

5/29/2021

Florida Department of Health Provides Week 24 Updates on Florida’s Vaccination Efforts Under Governor DeSantis’ Leadership

~State-Supported COVID-19 Vaccination Sites Transitioning to Locally-Led Effort with Robust Network of Local Community Providers Ensuring Vaccine Access for All Floridians~ The Florida Department of Health issued an update on the progress of the state's vaccination efforts. The State of Florida is...

5/27/2021

Governor Ron DeSantis Encourages Floridians to Prepare for Hurricane Season Ahead of Florida Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday

Florida Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday runs May 28 - June 6 Governor Ron DeSantis, the Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) and the Florida Department of Revenue are encouraging Floridians to prepare for the 2021 Atlantic Hurricane Season by taking advantage of the 2021 Florida...

5/21/2021

Florida Department of Health Provides Week 23 Updates on Florida’s Vaccination Efforts Under Governor DeSantis’ Leadership

~ State-Supported COVID-19 Testing Sites Transitioning to Locally-Led Effort with Robust Network of Local Community Providers Ensuring Testing Access for All Floridians ~~ The Florida Department of Health issued an update on the progress of the state's vaccination efforts, as well as its weekly...

5/18/2021

Notice of Public Meeting Invitation to Bid ITB-DEM-20-21-025 Forklift Lease

Invitation to Bid ITB-DEM-20-21-025 Forklift Lease The Division of Emergency Management announces a public meeting to which all persons are invited. At the time of the meeting, the Division will open and read aloud the names of Respondents that came in before the deadline of 2:30 p.m. on June...

5/14/2021

Florida Department of Health Provides Week 22 Updates on Florida’s Vaccination Efforts Under Governor DeSantis’ Leadership

~Pfizer vaccine now available to individuals ages 12-15~ The Florida Department of Health issued an update on the progress of the state's vaccination efforts, as well as its weekly COVID-19 update. The State of Florida is in its twenty-second week of vaccine distribution and is continuing to...

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