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9/7/2017

Gov. Scott Issues Updates on Hurricane Irma Preparedness

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott received a full update on Hurricane Irma at the State Emergency Operations Center. The Governor is traveling the state today to meet with local officials, ensure communities have all the resources they may need, and to encourage families and...

9/7/2017

Gov. Scott Activates 3,000 Additional Florida National Guard Members to Assist with Hurricane Irma Preparedness

4,000 Guard Members Now Activated WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott activated an additional 3,000 members of the Florida Army and Air National Guard to support with planning, logistics and operations in preparation for potential impacts from Hurricane Irma. A total of 4,000...

9/7/2017

Gov. Scott Issues Updates on Hurricane Irma Preparedness

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott received a full update on Hurricane Irma from the State Emergency Operations Center. The Governor traveled the state today to meet with local officials, ensure communities have all the resources they may need, and to encourage families and visitors...

9/7/2017

Gov. Scott: We’re Working Aggressively to Get More Fuel to Gas Stations

State Police Escorting Resupply Trucks to Gas Stations WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Today, Governor Scott made the following statement outlining the steps that are being taken to bring more fuel to Florida gas stations. Governor Scott said, “We are aggressively working around the clock to bring more...

9/7/2017

Governor Scott Closes All K-12 Public Schools, State Colleges, State Universities and State Offices to Begin Preparations Immediately

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott is directing all public K-12 schools, state colleges, state universities and state offices to close Friday, September 8 – Monday, September 11. Governor Scott said, “Today, I am directing the closure of all public schools, state colleges, state...

9/6/2017

Gov. Scott Issues Updates on Hurricane Irma Preparedness

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – This evening, Governor Rick Scott received a full update on Hurricane Irma at the State Emergency Operations Center. The Governor traveled the state today to meet with local officials, ensure communities have all the resources they may need, and to encourage families and...

9/6/2017

Gov. Scott Activates 900 Additional Florida National Guard Members to Assist with Hurricane Irma Preparedness

1,000 Guard Members Now Activated; 7,000 Total Guard Members Will Report for Duty Friday Morning MARATHON, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott activated an additional 900 members of the Florida Army and Air National Guard to support with planning, logistics and operations in preparation for...

9/6/2017

Gov. Scott Is Urging Floridians To Consider Becoming Certified for the American Red Cross Disaster Services.

As Hurricane Irma approaches, I am urging every Floridian to get a plan and be prepared for potential life threatening impacts from the storm. In anticipation of increased staffing needs at hurricane shelters statewide, I have issued a call to state employees across Florida encouraging them to...

9/6/2017

Gov. Scott Issues Updates on Hurricane Irma Preparedness

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott received a full update on Hurricane Irma from the State Emergency Operations Center. The Governor is traveling the state today to meet with local officials, ensure communities have all the resources they may need, and to encourage families and visitors...

9/5/2017

Gov. Scott Issues Updates on Hurricane Irma Preparedness

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.– This evening, Governor Rick Scott received a full update on Hurricane Irma at the State Emergency Operations Center. Governor Scott has been in constant communication with state and local emergency management officials, law enforcement, school superintendents and county leaders...

9/5/2017

Gov. Scott Directs State Offices to be Closed Friday in Preparation for Hurricane Irma

Encourages State Employees to Volunteer in Support of Emergency Shelters TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott directed state offices to be closed in all 67 Florida counties this Friday in preparation for Hurricane Irma. Prior to Friday’s statewide closures, state office closures will...

9/5/2017

Gov. Scott Directing the Suspension of all Tolls Across Florida

TAMPA, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott directed the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) to suspend tolls across the entire State of Florida in preparation for Hurricane Irma. By suspending all tolls, Floridians and visitors will more easily be able to prepare for any potential storm...

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