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Washington County, Florida Emergency Management

2300 Pioneer Road Chipley, FL 32428 

Office Hours: Monday- Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

(850) 638-6203

 

Public Safety Director

Lynne Abel

Emergency Management Coordinator

Connie Welch 

  


 

 

 ROAD UPDATES AND CLOSURES

 None at this time.

 

 Emergency Supply Kit Supplies List:

 

·       Water, one gallon of water per person per day for at least three days, for drinking and sanitation

·       Food, at least a three-day supply of non-perishable food

·       Battery-powered or hand crank radio and a NOAA Weather Radio with tone alert and extra batteries for both

·       Flashlight and extra batteries

·       First aid kit

·       Whistle to signal for help

·       Dust mask, to help filter contaminated air and plastic sheeting and duct tape to shelter-in-place

·       Moist Towelettes, garbage bags and plastic ties for personal sanitation

·       Personal hygiene items

·       Wrench or pliers to turn off utilities

·       Non-Electric can opener for food (if kit contains canned food)

·       Local maps

·       Cell phone with chargers, inverter or solar charger

 

 

Choctawhatchee River Readings: 

Caryville

Bruce

 

 

Please click below for: 

Storm Tracking Chart

Emergency Supply Shopping List 

 

 

Washington County Shelter Locations:

 

Chipley High School

1545 Brickyard Road, Chipley

 

Roulhac Middle School

1535 Brickyard Road, Chipley

 

Vernon Middle School

3190 Moss Hill Road, Vernon

 

Vernon High School

3232 Moss Hill Road, Vernon

 

 

 Pet Owners

 

Pets Checklist

If you plan to evacuate but have pets you do not wish to leave behind you may follow this link for pet friendly hotels in our area:  http://www.petswelcome.com/

  

 

Special Needs Registry 

The Florida Division of Emergency Management, in coordination with local emergency management agencies, has developed a registry allowing residents with special needs to register to receive assistance during a disaster. The statewide registry provides first responders with valuable information to prepare for disasters or other emergencies. 

To register, click on the following link: https://snr.floridadisaster.org 

or call 850-638-6203

 

 

ASSISTED LIVING FACILITIES EPP

The following facilities have submitted Emergency Power Plans that appear to meet rule requirements (58AER17-1 Procedure Regarding Emergency Environmental Control for Assisted Living Facilities).  Compliance with rule requirements are the responsibility of the facility. 

 

Grandview Assisted Living, LLC

 3250 Douglas Ferry Road

Bonifay, Florida 32425

 

Hammacks Retirement Home

4919 Hammack Road

Vernon, Florida 323462

 

 

NURSING HOME FACILITY EPP

The following facility has submitted its Emergency Power Plan and appears to meet rule requirements (59AER17-1 Procedure Regarding Emergency Environmental Control for Nursing Home Facilities).  Compliance with rule requirements are the responsibility of the facility.

 

Washington Rehabilitation and Nursing Center

879 Usery Road

Chipley, Florida 32428

 

 

Please Click Below For:

Washington County Local Mitigation Strategy

 

Helpful Links:

 ALERTWashington:  www.alertwashington.org

 

Evacuation Routes:  http://www.floridadisaster.org/PublicMapping/

 Florida Storm Net:  http://www.floridastormnet.com/

Florida Division of Emergency Managementhttp://www.floridadisaster.org/index.asp

American Red Cross:  http://www.redcross.org/

Chipley Florida Weather:  https://weather.com/weather/today/l/32428

National Weather Service Forecast Office:  https://www.srh.noaa.gov/tlh/

The Weather Channel:  https://weather.com/

Weather-Ready Nation:  http://www.nws.noaa.gov/com/weatherreadynation/

Be a Force of Nature:  http://www.nws.noaa.gov/com/weatherreadynation/force.html

 Additional Storm Resources http://www.myfloridacfo.com/Division/Consumers/Storm/default.htm

 

 

 


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