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Florida’s Disaster Preparedness Tax-Free Holiday Begins June 1st

Florida's Disaster Preparedness tax-free holiday coincides with the start of hurricane season, running from June 1 to 14.The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration forecasts 23 named storms and 5 major hurricanes for this season.To aid in storm preparation, the state is offering financial assistance... Read More.

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Initiates Storm Preparedness Measures

TALLAHASSEEE, Fla. (FLV) – Governor Ron DeSantis has instructed state emergency authorities to closely monitor and make necessary preparations for a potential tropical weather system that may enter the Gulf of Mexico and could potentially affect the Gulf coast of Florida.Although the system has... Read More.

National Hurricane Preparedness Week 2023.

National Hurricane Preparedness Week 2023.Be ready for hurricane season. Take action TODAY to be better prepared for when the worst happens. Understand your risk from hurricanes, and begin pre-season preparations now. Make sure you understand how to interpret forecasts and alerts, and know what... Read More.

Hurricane Preparedness Week

This week the DeSoto County Sheriff’s Office would like to remind the DeSoto County Community that we are currently entering Hurricane Season and this week is Hurricane Preparedness Week. Make sure you have your hurricane supplies ready, and you have a plan in place.... Read More.

2021 Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday Thru June 6

Consumers can purchase qualifying disaster preparedness supplies exempt from tax during the 2021 Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday. Passed by the Florida Legislature and signed into law by Gov. Ron DeSantis, the sales tax holiday begins Friday, May 28 and extends through Sunday, June... Read More.