Hurricane Preparedness Resources

Hurricane Season Is Here Again

Last updated 5-17-24

Hurricane Re-Entry Passes For Businesses And Residents Of Fort Myers Beach

To receive passes, visit the temporary Town Hall complex at 2731 Oak Street, Fort Myers Beach, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and bring one form of identification that confirms status as a resident!

*If you picked up a Hurricane Pass after October 1, 2023, you do NOT need a new one*

For more information call Town Hall at 239-765-0202.

Town Of Fort Myers Beach Resources

Code Red

The Town uses the CODE RED notification system to warn residents, business owners, and property owners of emergencies, like hurricane evacuations or boil water notices. Emergency notifications will be sent three different ways: via a recorded message to a phone line, a text message to a cell phone, and/or a message to an email address. Residents, business owners, and property owners are encouraged to sign up with a home phone number, a cell phone number, and/or an email address. To sign up for the emergency notification system, use the following link to fill out the registration form:

Download the CODE RED Mobile Alert App:

To be taken off the CODE RED list, use the following link

If you need assistance to sign up, call Town Hall at 239-765-0202.

Other Resources

Lee County Resources

Sign up NOW to receive alerts from the Lee County Emergency Operations Center.

Monitor the social media outlets of Lee County

Hurricane Preparedness Guide & Videos

Important Contact Numbers

  • Emergency Medical Services – 911
  • Lee County Storm Hotline – 211
  • Lee County Emergency Management – (239) 533-0622

Other Resources

City of Bonita Springs Hurricane Resource Guide

National Hurricane Center

FEMA: Hurricane Planning and Response

Florida 511: For the latest on traffic conditions

This real time map is an easy way for residents, visitors, or potential visitors to quickly gauge the current status of the beach or other attractions, see if events have been canceled, or if the area they were planning to travel to is impacted and more.

Fort Myers Beach Fire District emergency preparedness guide 

Florida Disaster – Know Your Evacuation Zone

Get a Plan!
The Florida Division of Emergency Management has an extensive list of resources to help you plan and prepare your family and your business for hurricane season.

Official website of the Department of Homeland Security
You can find resources and information here on creating a personalized emergency plan

Hurricane Season Travel FAQ From Visit Florida
For visitors traveling in or with plans to travel to Florida during hurricane season. Current Travel Safety Information

2024 Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holidays

Passed by the Florida Legislature and signed into law by Gov. Ron DeSantis, the sales tax holiday begins Saturday, June 1 and extends through Friday, June 14. A second exemption period will begin Saturday, August 24 and extend through Friday, September 6. LEARN MORE.

For Businesses

SBA Hurricane Preparedness Checklist

Visit Florida Hurricane Information Page