Make sure that you have multiple means of receiving severe weather alerts on Friday! There is an Enhanced Risk of Severe Weather on Friday, which means numerous severe storms are possible as a squall line moves through the area.
April 18, 2019
Make sure that you have multiple means of receiving severe weather alerts tomorrow! There is an Enhanced Risk of Severe Weather, which means numerous severe storms are possible as a squall line moves through the area. The main threats will be damaging winds in excess of 60 mph and isolated tornadoes embedded within the squall line.
Hurricane Florence makes landfall near Wrightsville Beach, N.C. at 715 a.m. EDT.
March 21, 2019
These destructive hurricanes slammed southeastern United States last year. The number of hurricane names retired since 1953 is 89.
Special Needs Registry has moved to the everbridge communication system.
February 08, 2019
The City of Jacksonville Special Medical Needs Registry has transfered to the everbridge communication and notification system. 
December 27, 2018
The resilience of states’ coastal cities was tested in 2018 as Americans endured forest fires, hurricanes, flooding and other dangerous natural disasters. When these storms hit, safety is the first priority, but long term health can also be at risk in the weeks and months following a disaster.
AlertJax Informational Poster - Receive alert notifications about emergencies and other important community news by signing up for the AlertJax Emergency Alert Program. This system enables us to provide you with time-sensitive information.
November 05, 2018

AlertJax is an emergency notification system that will call or text Jacksonville residents in the event of a potential or pending emergency. The service is a free service for Duval County residents and utilizes Everbridge technology.

Register to receive AlertJax Emergency Notifications

A major update to the JaxReady App is available for download. Find your Evac Zone via GPS or by address. View which shelters are open. Real-time EOC Activation status. Live weather radar and forecasts. Fire danger & drought indices. Contact list
October 09, 2018

JaxReady is live! The updated app is available on both the iTunes App Store and Google Play Store.

If you don't already have the JaxReady App, this is a great time to download and check out the new feautures.

Protect yourself from mosquitos by draining standing water and covering your skin.
August 20, 2018
The Florida Department of Health in Duval County (DOH- Duval) has advised residents that there has been an increase in mosquito-borne disease activity in areas of Duval County. To protect yourself from mosquitoes, you should remember to "Drain and Cover."
Preparedness Guide Cover
May 29, 2018
In an emergency, every second counts. Planning what to do before a disaster strikes provides the best protection for you and your family. 
Wildfire at the West Mims Fire in Okeefenokee Swamp, May 07 2017
March 09, 2018
While wildfire is a year-round risk in Florida, peak activity typically occurs January through June.  Visit our Wildfire Safety Page for more information about wildfires and how you can be prepared.   
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November 27, 2017
The registration period for federal disaster assistance relating to Hurricane Irma has closed. Those who have registered can check their status by logging in with their account information at
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