County emphasizes public safety messages during hurricane season

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Another hurricane missed Florida but caused severe problems in New Orleans and the Northeast. It will still be hurricane season for several months, and Sarasota County is reminding residents of the value of its rapid-update emergency messaging service, called Alert Sarasota County.

You can receive emergency information via landline, cellphone, text message, email, TDD/TTY, or the Alert Sarasota County app on your mobile device.

Visit to register and learn how to download the app, or call the Sarasota County Contact Center at (941) 861-5000.


John Morton
Author: John Morton

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