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2018 Florida Bay County Hurricane Michael

This situation report No. 3 was published on Oct 17 at 10am Eastern. The focus area is for Bay County, Florida for resources being offered and urgent needs based on early indications in social media.

Situation Report 2 was published on October 12, 2018 and is a regional report on 14 counties impacted in Florida. This report provides county and community level updates and includes the first communications outage report by the FCC issued October 11 as well as a link to our Humanity Road strategic heat map.

Situation Report No.1 was published on October 10, 2018 and is based on early indications in social media following landfall for Hurricane Michael on some of the counties of Florida in the United States. The report also includes official accounts and useful information links.

Humanity Road activated its disaster desk on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 in advance of landfall to amplify official guidance.

The storm made landfall on October 10 as a Category 4 hurricane near Mexico Beach, Fla., just before 1 p.m. local time. source

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Significant Updates

Oct 17

  • Community Updates: See community individual sections for significant updates

  • Power: 54% of Bay County without power - via Power Dashboard source

  • Communications: As of Oct 16 https://www.fcc.gov/michael reported that 214 of 327 (61.5%) cell towers are down across Bay County

  • Medical: Find Open Pharmacies Rx Open https://www.healthcareready.org/rxopen

  • Food: Salvation Army Feeding Sites - Source

  • Find points of distribution for emergency supplies, food at https://floridadisaster.org/info/ Disaster Distress Helpline, 1-800-985-5990,24/7,365day. text TalkWithUs to 66746- 100 languages Source

  • Recovery: Comprehensive List - Here is the latest information on Hurricane Michael recovery efforts being provided by the state of Florida: Source

Oct 16

  • Critical Information: Find information about shelters, where to get emergency supplies, water boil notices, debris removal, rumor control, insurance resources, power outages, school information and more https://floridadisaster.org/info/

  • Communications: As of Oct 15 https://www.fcc.gov/michael reported that 214 of 327 (65.4%) cell towers are down across Bay County

  • Verizon customers in Bay and Gulf counties to get 3 free months of service. Source

  • Sprint has extended the assistance it’s providing to impacted customers. From Oct. 10, 2018 through Oct. 18, 2018 Sprint will waive call, text and data overage fees. source

  • Legal: A legal aid hotline is now available for Hurricane Michael survivors in Florida who cannot pay for an attorney: 1-866-550-2929. The hotline operates through a partnership including The Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division, the American Bar Association (ABA) Young Lawyers Division, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). source

  • Water: and wastewater treatment plants have damage, boil water notice countywide source

  • Traffic: Crews need space on the road, if you don’t have to be here don’t be here unless you’re providing emergency response, generator helping some traffic lights source

  • Medical: Gulf Coast Medical Center and Bay Medical Sacred Heart Hospital Emergency Rooms are open. Source Source

  • Power: For real-time data on Florida power outages, open up the FLSERT Power Outages Dashboard: source

  • Food: Points of Distribution for critical supplies source

  • Maps: Faceook Disaster Maps Humanity Road Special Facebook Mapping Report

  • Reunification: Via Florida National Guard: There are serious communication issues in the Panhandle after Hurricane Michael. If you are worried about someone, visit https://fdoh.readyop.com/fs/4cav/bcda to report it.

Updates for Locations of Interest

Bay County Florida

Population 183,563

Households: 67,939 Source

Website http://www.baycountyfl.gov/

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/BayCountyFLEmergencyServices

Bay County Emergency Services Twitter: https://twitter.com/BayCountyEM

Bay County Emergency Management Division: Source

Locations of Interest: Bayou George, Callaway, Cedar Grove, Cedar Grove, Fountain, Laguna Beach, Lower Grand Lagoon, Lynn Haven, Mexico Beach, Millville, Panama City, Panama City Beach, Parker, Pretty Bayou, Sand Hills , Santa Monica, Southport, Springfield, Sunnyside, Tyndall AFB, Upper Grand Lagoon, Vicksburg, Youngstown,

Oct 16

  • *IMPORTANT* Bay County residents, you can now subscribe to receive safety information, everything from food and water points of distributions to utility updates. Text “Bayrecovers” to 888777 for all info. Source

  • Bay County-All Public Utilities remain on Boil Water Notice. Per County Emergency Management, unless otherwise informed, all utility customers should boil their water. Source

  • Gulf Power Estimated Restoration ETA’s. Link to map with timelines. Source Map with Timelines

  • Verizon customers in Bay and Gulf counties to get 3 free months of service. Source

  • According to Verizon, the company will be crediting customers with three free months of service due to Hurricane Michael. The say the credit applies to each line, and includes business accounts. While the company continues to work toward restoring service, it has deployed portable cells to help first responders and critical organizations continue operations. Those are set up at: Bay County Emergency Operations Center and 911 Center, Bay County Sheriff’s Office, Blakely Emergency Operations Center, City of Parker Police Department, FDOT Chipley Office, FEMA Office, Gulf Coast Regional Medical Center, Gulf County Emergency Operations Center, Lynnhaven Emergency Operations Center, Mexico Beach, Miller County 911, Panama City Police Department, Springfield Police Department, TECO Peoples Gas, Panama City, Tyndall Air Force Base, Washington Emergency Operations Center in Chipley. Source

  • Water and ice distribution 11-2pm CST 10/16; the mobile pharmacy is open until Saturday 10/20, the Winn-Dixie Mobile Charging Station is there to charge electronics 3621 US Hwy 231 N. Panama City, FL 32404 source

  • Please reduce the amount of water and sewage used source

  • Bay County Florida assistance programs. Not all verified Open Source

    • Panama City Salvation Army Family Assistance Program. 850-769-5259‎

    • Catholic Charities of Northwest Florida 850-435-3516

    • Beach Care Services of Panama City 850-235-3002

    • Family of God Baptist Church, Bay County Small Organizations 850-769-4021

    • BASIC Northwest Florida HIV/AIDS clients 850-785-1088

    • Community Action - Bay County Council on Aging 769-3468

    • Bay County Florida Home repairs - Bay County Council on Aging 769-3468

    • Feeding The Gulf Coast Bay Area Foodbank 850-626-1332

    • Woodlawn United Methodist Church BAY Foodbank 850-234-3196

    • Bridges of Hope Bay Food Pantry 850-215-7241

    • Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church Food Pantry 850-233-6249

    • Gulf Beach Presbyterian Church Food Pantry 850-234-3161

    • Hiland Park Baptist Church Food Pantry 850-785-6530

    • Parker First Baptist Church Food Boxes Hot Meals 850-871-5841

    • St. Andrew Baptist Church Food Bank 850-763-2345

    • Parker First Baptist Church Food Programs- Home Delivery Church 850-871-5841

    • Parkway Presbyterian Church Food Pantry 850-785-7081

    • Springfield United Methodist Church Food 850-769-0374

    • Woodlawn United Methodist Church Food Pantry 850-234-3196

    • Family Service Agency Food Pantry Baby Items Call 850-785-1721

    • Panama City Fellowship Church of Praise Food Pantry 850-769-5442

Oct 15

  • Via FCC - 65.4% of all cell towers down 214 Cell Towers as of October 15, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. EDT Source

  • Via Florida Department of Health - Boil Water Advisory - all Bay County Public Utilities Source

  • Via Bay County Emergency Services Facebook - Bay county sewer system is operating at 50% so we are urging our customers to please LIMIT THE WATER AND SEWAGE you send down toilets and drains. Crews are working to place generators at all lift stations. Source

  • Points of Distribution List for emergency supplies across Bay County - Source

  • Points of Distribution Map Source

  • Evacuation and Curfew

    • Bay County - Evacuation Lifted last updated: 10/14/2018 08:53 AM

    • Bay County - Full Curfew A Curfew will be enacted tonight from 2000 to 0700 last updated: 10/11/2018 01:39 PM Source

Oct 11

  • 78.3% of all cell towers down in county FCC Outage Report Hurricane Michael source

  • Mexico Beach, Facebook Page

    • No updates to the City of Mexico Beach Facebook page. Significant impacts to power and communications "It was torn apart" National Guard team got into Mexico Beach and found 20 survivors overnight, and more crews were pushing into the area in the morning,...Authorities said 285 people in Mexico Beach had refused to leave ahead of the hurricane despite a mandatory evacuation order.

    • Oct 10 1:54pm: Hurricane makes landfall near Mexico Beach, FL source

Bayou George

No website

Facebook - Bayou George Christian Church https://www.facebook.com/mybgcc/

Oct 15

  • Facebook via Christian Church - photos after damage and clean up activities for debris. “Tons of trees down, no power, no water, no phone signal, roads blocked.” source

Oct 10

  • Via Panama City News Herald: The Bayou George area, in northern Panama City, was hit hard by the hurricane with trees and power lines down across the entire neighborhood and most of the homes receiving some damage. A mobile home in the area was flattened by the storm. Bayou George area hit hard source They are updating via their government Facebook account

Callaway

Population 14,405

Website http://www.cityofcallaway.com/

Callaway does not have a social media page

Oct 16

  • Salvation Army Feeding Sites: Open for lunch and dinner daily 6:30 P.M.Walmart - 725 N. Tyndall Parkway. FEMA Points of Distribution: Offers Food and water while supplies last, items will be restocked continuously. OPEN 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Source

  • North Star Church at 162 N. Tyndall Pkwy is providing hot lunch meals and supplies. mypanhandle news video

  • First Pentecostal Church - 179 N. Tyndall Parkway FEMA food and water distribution site source

Oct 14

  • Via mypanhandle news - the news 13 WMBB broadcasts from Callaway video

  • Via Facebook - Video update from the Pastor at Callaway Assembly of God church - extensive damage, issues with communications, video provides tour of property showing extensive building damage to church, garage video

Oct 12

  • Via CNN - Significant damage expected in Callaway, We tried to call some businesses but the lines aren’t working. Communications impacted. Citizen Video (adult language)

Cedar Grove

Estimated Population 2,000

No Website

Oct 16

  • Salvation Army Feeding Sites: Open for lunch and dinner daily 6:30 P.M. Cedar Grove Elementary School - 2826 15th Street. Source

Fountain

No Website

No Social Media Accounts

Oct 16

  • No updates

Laguna Beach

Population 3,932

No Website

No Social Media Accounts

  • Oct 13 - Via Facebook - No damage to Laguna Beach Christian Relief property source

  • Oct 10 - Youtube video on Laguna Beach damage. Video

Lower Grand Lagoon

Population 3,831

No Website

No Social Media Accounts

Oct 16

  • No updates

Lynn Haven

Population 20,922 Source: FL Demographics 2016 US Census

Oct 16

  • Comcast Xfinity “WiFi on Wheels” Van Providing Free Internet in Panama City. Vehicle set up in Lynn Haven Walmart Supercenter parking lot. Comcast has sent the van to provide free wireless internet service so residents and emergency personnel can stay connected. The vehicle is set up at the Lynn Haven Walmart Supercenter in the northern section of the parking lot near the store’s “Market & Pharmacy” entrance. The customized van is outfitted with six WiFi access points, which can provide wireless internet connectivity to approximately 3,000 users over a 500 square foot area. WHEN: Daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. until further notice; WHERE: Lynn Haven Walmart Supercenter, 2101 State Road 77, Lynn Haven. Source

  • LYNN HAVEN, Fla. - The Salvation Army is feeding those in need at the Lynn Haven Walmart on Highway 77. They serve 1,000 meals a day. The National Guard is also stationed at Walmart handing out water, non perishable food and supplies. Source

  • Salvation Army Feeding Sites: Open for lunch and dinner daily 6:30 P.M. Winn Dixie - 1812 Lynn Haven Parkway. Source

Oct 15

  • Power: Lynn Haven estimated power restoral by midnight, Oct. 24. source

  • FEMA Points of Distribution - Source

    • Lynn Haven - WALMART 2101 FL-77 Lynn Haven, FL

    • Lynn Haven - Lynn Haven POD 2101 FL-77, Lynn Haven, FL

Mexico Beach

Population 1,072

Website http://mexicobeachgov.com/

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/City-of-Mexico-Beach-279829973937

Oct 16

  • Salvation Army Feeding Sites: Open for lunch and dinner daily 6:30 P.M. Mexico Beach City Hall - 201 Paradise Path. FEMA Points of Distribution: Offers Food and water while supplies last, items will be restocked continuously. OPEN 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Mexico Beach: 1011 CR 386. Source

  • Today an Environmental Health team went out to Mexico Beach. Immunizations and other medical services will be at the Baptist Church Wed - Fri 11 am - 3 pm. Tetanus shots are for persons who get open wounds from debris. Hep A is for persons who came in contact with flood waters.Source

  • Via AP News YouTube - Drone video of damage in Mexico Beach video

  • FEMA food and water distribution site 1011 CR 386 source

Oct 15

  • Re-Entry: Via City of Mexico Facebook -As of Monday October 15 8:00pm - Beginning on Wednesday, October 17th, Mexico Beach will begin allowing residents, property owners and insurance adjusters into the city. At all entrances to the City, residents and property owners will need to display one of the following:

    • a Mexico Beach Drivers License

    • a utility bill from Mexico Beach

    • a lease agreement

    • or a deed to prove residency

    • There is a curfew in effect beginning at 8 PM until dawn daily until further notice

Oct 11

  • Via Accuweather Twitter - Aerial video of Tyndall Air Force Base source

Panama City

Population 36,986 Source: FL Demographics 2016 US Census

Website https://www.pcgov.org/

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/CityOfPanamaCity

Oct 16

  • The ASPCA has set up an emergency response location behind the Panama City Police Department, located at 1209 E. 15th St., Panama City. The organization is assisting Bay County Animal Control in aiding animal victims of #HurricaneMichael. The have provided a search and rescue team and will accept stray animals delivered by the public. The animals will be delivered and held locally, in the hopes that they will be reunited with their owners or adopted. ASPCA will also provide pet owners with food and other supplies as needed. Source

  • Gulf Power: Panama City estimated power restoral by midnight, Oct. 24. Source

  • Feeding sites provided by World Central Kitchen in Mexico Beach and Panama City source

  • Salvation Army Feeding Sites: Open for lunch and dinner daily 6:30 P.M.Salvation Army - 1824 W. 15th Street; MLK &14th Street - 705 14th Street; Jinks Middle School - 600 W. 11th Street. FEMA Points of Distribution: Offers Food and water while supplies last, items will be restocked continuously. OPEN 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Lucille Moore Elementary School - 1900 Michigan Avenue; Rosenwald High School- 924 Bay Avenue; Cherry Street Elementary School - 1125 Cherry Street. Source

  • Tetanus shots are being provided at both hospitals; Winn Dixie on 231 and Transmitter, Bozeman School on Highway 77 and St. Johns Catholic Church on Fortune Avenue source

  • Verizon provides update to cell service: two additional sites are up east of Panama City covering the area north of Alford and I-10 area, the town of Wausau and the Washington County EOC. A tower covering an area north of Panama City where Highway 231 and US 98 meet is also back on air using repaired fiber. source

  • Open Kidney Dialysis Centers (verified by phone)

    • DaVita Coastal Kidney Center 510 N. McArthur Ave.( 850-914-0824)

    • DaVita Panama City at Home 615 Hwy 231 (850-785-1233)

    • Fresenius Kidney Care Panama City 2100 Harrison Ave (850-522-5407)

Oct 15

  • Panama City FEMA Points of Distribution Bay County - Source

    • Parker Elementary 640 S. Hwy 22A, Panama City, FL 32404

    • Lowes POD 300 East 23rd Street, Panama City, FL 32405

    • PCB Parkway POD 16200 Panama City Beach Parkway Panama City

    • Moore Elementary School POD 1900 Michigan Ave, Panama City, FL

    • Dean Bozeman Learning Center 13410 Hwy 77, Panama City, FL

    • Rosenwald High School 924 Bay Ave, Panama City, FL

    • Bay County POD 1125 Cherry St., Panama City, FL 32401

    • ROSENWALD MIDDLE SCHOOL 924 BAY AVE Panama City, FL

    • LUCILLE MOORE ELEMENTARY 1900 MICHIGAN AVE Panama City

    • CHERRY STREET ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 1125 CHERRY ST Panama City, FL

    • Panama City - PARKER ELEMENTARY 640 S HWY 22 A Panama City, FL

  • Gulf Coast Medical Center ER is open (844)582-2350. 449 W 23rd Street Panama City,32405 Source

  • Bay Medical Sacred Heart Hospital ED is now open 24/7 and accepting patients! Please use the Ambulance Only entrance for treatment. Source

  • The following Panama City area stations are broadcasting important information about resources for Hurricane Michael survivors: WDIZ-AM 105.3 FM & 590AM / WEBZ-FM 99.3 / WFLF-FM 94.5 / WFSY-FM 98.5 / WPAP-FM 92.5 #iHeartRadio

  • Via Facebook - International Disaster Services (IDES) damage photos for Panama City source

Oct 11

  • Panama City, FL: Verizon brought in portable towers public instructed to turn cell phones off then back on source

  • 12:00n Significant damage in downtown Panama City source, Michael smashes rows of houses in Panama City Story

  • 11:55 am Hospitals and nursing homes are so damaged in the Panama City area that ambulances and helicopters are being used to ferry patients elsewhere. source

  • 11:50 am Officials at Bay Medical Sacred Heart announced that they're transferring about 200 patients to hospitals in Pensacola and Jacksonville, and to Mobile, Alabama.source

  • 11:50am Gulf Coast Regional Medical Center says it has suspended all services and is evacuating patients as well.source

  • 10:45am Internet has been restored at the Bay County Emergency Operations Center and the Bay County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page will be updated with information. source

  • 9:00am Verizon cell networks remain down, limiting contact through the Emergency Operations Center. Many emergency broadcast stations were also rendered inoperable, making communication difficult. source

Panama City Beach

Population 12,757 Source: FL Demographics 2016 US Census

No Website

No social media account

Oct 16

  • Salvation Army Feeding Sites: Open for lunch and dinner daily 6:30 P.M.Old K-Mart Parking Lot - 7100 Hwy. 98. Source

  • Boil water notice since 10/11/18. Still current status. Updated:10/16/20. Source

Parker

Population 4,317

Website http://www.cityofparker.com/

No social media account

Oct 16

  • Gulf Power: Estimated power restoral by midnight, Oct. 24. Source

  • FEMA food and water distribution at Parker Elementary School - 640 South Highway 22-A 6:30 am - 6:30 pm source

Oct 15

  • Power - Via WTVY.com - City of Parker estimated power restoral by midnight, Oct. 24. source

Pretty Bayou

Population 3,505 Source: FL Demographics 2016 US Census

Households: 1,383 Source

No Website

No social media account

Sand Hills

No Website

No social media account

Oct 16

  • No updates

Santa Monica

No Website or social media

Oct 16

  • No updates

Southport

Population 11,134 Source

Households: 3,895 Source

No Website or social media

Oct 15

  • No updates

Springfield

Population 9,437 Source: FL Demographics 2016 US Census

Households: 3,448 Source

Website https://www.springfieldfl.net/

Police Department Facebook https://www.facebook.com/springfieldflpd/

Oct 16

  • Via Springfield Police Department Facebook - All water meters are being turned off in Springfield to keep any further damages from occurring when water is restored. source

  • Food and Water

    • FEMA food and water distribution site - Subway 3604 15th St (Hwy 98) 6:30 am - 6:30 pm source

    • Food and or Water located at Grocery Outlet, 225 S Tyndall PKY, Panama City, Subway 3604 15th Street Springfield and Waller Elementary School 11332 County Road 388 Youngstown Source: Springfield PD

  • Springfield Police Dept. FB page redirects visitors to “Visit the Bay County Emergency Services FB page for Hurricane Michael updates.” Source: Springfield PD (link @ top of report)

Oct 14

  • Sewer system back online. The water system is still down Source: Springfield PD

  • Springfield City Hall, Police Department, and Fire Department suffered major damage during Hurricane Michael. The Police Department is operating out of a Hernando County Sheriff's Office Mobile Command Center by the fire department. As of now the county is under a boil water notice, and the sewer system is not back online. We will update you here as we can. Please bear with us as we start the rebuilding process. Source: Springfield PD

Oct 13

  • Bay County Food & or water locations. Lucille Moore Elementary 1900 Michigan Ave., Bozeman Learning Center 13410 Highway 77, Parker Elementary 640 S Highway 22A, Rosenwald Middle School 924 Bay Avenue, Cherry Street Elementary 1125 Cherry Street, Super Walmart 2101 Highway 7 In Lynn Haven not all sites may have both food and water available.) Source: Springfield PD

Sunnyside

No Website or social media accounts

Oct 16

  • No updates

Upper Grand Lagoon

Population 15,771 Source

Households: 6,352 Source

No Website or social media accounts

Oct 16

  • No updates

Vicksburg

No Website or social media accounts

Oct 16

  • No updates

Youngstown

Population 7,686 Source

Households: 2,602 Source

No Website or social media accounts

Oct 16

  • Waller Elementary School 11332 C. R. 388 FEMA water and food distribution site 6:30 am - 6:30 pm source

Emergency Phone Numbers and Help Lines

Emergencies and Rescue

  • Life threatening emergencies dial 911

  • Mariners in need of emergency assistance in South Florida please contact #305-953-4617

Help Lines (non life threatening)

Reunification Sites

Situation Reports

Situation Reports

Shelters and Evacuation Information

Communications

Situation Updates:

Oct 16

  • Sprint: In response to the devastation left by Hurricane Michael, Sprint has extended the assistance it’s providing to impacted customers. From Oct. 10, 2018 through Oct. 18, 2018 Sprint will waive call, text and data overage fees. Those customers who are already on Unlimited plans, they will continue to have their unlimited call, text and data benefits. source

  • Verizon customers in Bay and Gulf counties to get 3 free months of service. Source

  • According to Verizon, the company will be crediting customers with three free months of service due to Hurricane Michael. The say the credit applies to each line, and includes business accounts. While the company continues to work toward restoring service, it has deployed portable cells to help first responders and critical organizations continue operations. Those are set up at: Bay County Emergency Operations Center and 911 Center, Bay County Sheriff’s Office, Blakely Emergency Operations Center, City of Parker Police Department, FDOT Chipley Office, FEMA Office, Gulf Coast Regional Medical Center, Gulf County Emergency Operations Center, Lynnhaven Emergency Operations Center, Mexico Beach, Miller County 911, Panama City Police Department, Springfield Police Department, TECO Peoples Gas, Panama City, Tyndall Air Force Base, Washington Emergency Operations Center in Chipley. Source

  • Oct 12

    • Serious communication issues in the Panhandle If you are worried about someone, visit Source to report it. The State Emergency Operations Center will route these reports to the appropriate local agency for action! Source

  • As of Oct 16 https://www.fcc.gov/michael reported that 214 of 327 (61.5%) cell towers are down across Bay County

As of Oct 15 https://www.fcc.gov/michael reported that 214 of 327 (65.4%) cell towers are down across Bay County

Health and Medical

Situation Updates:

Oct 16

  • The Disaster Distress Helpline, 1-800-985-5990,24/7,365day. text TalkWithUs to 66746- 100 languages Source

  • Gulf Coast Medical Center and Bay Medical Sacred Heart Hospital Emergency Rooms are open. Source Source

Oct 12

Oct 11

  • For family members seeking the name of the receiving hospital for Bay Medical Sacred Heart patients, please call the Bay Medical Sacred Heart patient line at 1-888-727-4568. Source

  • For families who have loved ones being transferred to Sacred Heart Hospital Pensacola from Bay Medical Sacred Heart please call 850-416-2246 for information. Source

  • Bay Medical Sacred Heart‏ The three facilities patients are being transferred to are Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola, Florida , Providence Hospital in Mobile, Alabama and St. Vincent Healthcare in Jacksonville, Florida. Our ER continues to remain open. Source

  • Bay Medical Sacred Heart‏ hospital has sustained damage including windows blown out, cracking of an exterior wall, and roof damage. Generators are working and our patients have been migrated to safe areas of the hospital. Our team is continuing to assess the damage. Source

Oct 10

  • Panama City - Bay Medical Center Panama City Bay County, Patients and staff are safe. We are currently assessing damage to our hospital. There is significant debris surrounding our hospital. Our hospital is currently running off of generators and we have enough fuel to power our hospital for several days. Source, source2

Useful Links:

  • List of hospitals in Florida. source

  • Hospital Directory, Florida Hospital Association. source

  • Emergency and Urgent Care Finder, Florida Health Finder. source

Special Needs / Vulnerable Population

Updates

Oct 12

  • Veteran Health Resource Center Hotline: 1-800-507-4571

  • VA Joint Ambulatory Care Center in Pensacola, Florida, is open. Source

  • Gulf Coast Veterans HealthCare System's outpatient clinics in Panama City Beach remain closed Source

  • Eglin Veterans Affairs Clinic will be open Friday under normal operating hours. Source

Oct 10

  • During this state of emergency, Florida is working with neighboring states to address questions regarding licensure reciprocity to Florida licensed nurses accompanying their patients

  • evacuating to other states. The site will be updated as clarification is available. Source

  • The Kidney Community Emergency Response Coalition reported that dialysis patients in the path of Hurricane Michael who need assistance can call one of the patient emergency hotline source

  • AHCA The Agency’s Consumer Information Hotline is now open 24 hours: 1-888-419-3456

  • Agency for Health Care Administration has posted a helpful resource for Hurricane Michael. The agency requires all licensees providing residential or inpatient services to use an approved database for reporting its emergency status, planning or operations. Notify the Agency for Health Care Administration regarding evacuations and other issues you encounter during and after the storm by using the ESS system. If you need any assistance please contact your local Emergency Operations Center--a link is available at: https://www.floridadisaster.org/counties/

Special Needs Helpful Links:

Florida Department of Elder Affairs:

Agency for Persons with Disabilities:

Florida Developmental Disabilities Resources:

Florida Agency for Healthcare Administration

Autism Resources in Florida

Power and Fuel

Situation Updates:

Oct 17

  • 54% of Bay County without power - via Power Dashboard source

Oct 11

  • 2pm Florida percent gas stations without gas via Gas Buddy Outage Tracker for Hurricane Michael

- Mobile-Pensacola (Fort Walton) 32.89%

- Panama City 40.71%

- Tallahassee-Thomasville 33.69%

  • Damage was extensive across Northwest Florida, with more than 120,452 customers without power. Winds speeds were in the 140-150 mph range in many areas. Source

Oct 10

  • 3:37pm Nearly 200,000 people are without power in the area, according to information gathered from outage maps from multiple power companies. source

  • 10:52am in Florida percent gas stations without gas source

    - Mobile-Pensacola (FortWalton) 34.87%

    - Panama City 33.20%

    - Tallahassee-Thomasville 21.99%

Useful Links:

Gas Buddy (gasoline availability tracker): http://tracker.gasbuddy.com/

Gulf Power

Florida Power

Peace River Electric Cooperative, Inc

Duke Energy

Animals in Disaster

Situation Updates:

Oct 9

  • Citrus County Lecanto School Pet Shelter source

  • Red Rover has launched a helpful resource directory source

Useful Links:

Imagery including Satellite, Drone, Videos and Pictures

  • Explanation of the Facebook Imagery: Humanity Road Special Facebook Mapping Report Our Special Facebook Report contains imagery on population density changes for before and after the hurricane. The red indicators on the maps show the the difference between the population at the time of the crisis and the population estimated for non-crisis conditions (baseline). This means the red is showing a decline in population versus 3 months ago. It could be seasonal trends or evacuation patterns. The blue map is a measurement called “Crisis” The blue dots reflect the observed number of people during overall period of crisis, so in essence - The blue dot-maps are showing locations where population are accessing Facebook on the given date from that location.

  • Damage Image in Panama City, FL. source

  • Mexico Beach underwater video: source

  • YouTube video of damage in Mexico Beach source

  • Youtube video of damage in Panama City, Mexico Beach and Florida panhandle source

  • Aerial - Drone Video Panama City Video

  • Aerial - Drone Video Mexico Beach Video 1 Video 2

  • Aerial - Drone Port St. Joe Video

  • Aerial - Drone Tyndall Air Force Base Video

  • Aerial - Mexico Beach Video 1

  • Aerial - via CBS Video

  • Satellite Imagery South Side of Bryant Patton Bridge

  • Satellite Imagery Magnolia Bluffs and Eastpoint

  • Satellite Imagery Apalachicola Regional Airport

  • Satellite Imagery Apalachicola

  • Satellite Imagery via NOAA Hurricane MICHAEL Aerial Imagery Response

  • Satellite Imagery Weather.com

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