Prepare. Act. Recover.



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A Prepared Community is a Resilient Community

Leon Ready is a hub of resources to help you, your family and your neighborhood prepare for disasters. There are a variety of resources available to increase your readiness. Below you’ll find tools to help you prepare, including Leon County’s Disaster Survival Guide, the Leon Ready Neighborhood Readiness Trainings, and access to real-time news and alerts.

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Plan now. Learn what goes into being prepared for all types of disasters and emergencies.

Grab a bucket and let's go!
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Learn what steps you should take as a storm is approaching and the choices you’ll have to make.

Time to follow the plan
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The storm is over. Now what? Learn how you, your family, and your community can recover from a disaster.

Let's help each other out

Receive time-sensitive emergency messages at your email or home, mobile, or business phones. Leon Alerts provides critical emergency information related to incidents such as severe weather, evacuations of buildings or neighborhoods, coronavirus updates, and more. You pick where, you pick how-sign up now!

Leon County Government's many departments and divisions cooperatively work to protect the health, safety and welfare of the citizens through programs that reduce flood risk and protect the environment, while maintaining our community's livability, sustainability and economic competitiveness.

Open burning includes activities such as pile burning and prescribed fire burning. In Florida, escaped yard waste from burn piles is the leading cause of wildfires. Download this flyer to learn more about the dangers and health impacts of open burning.

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Thanks to our community members’ resilience and preparedness, the Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) designated Leon County as the first #HurricaneStrong community in the nation, making us the model for resilience everywhere.

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Citizens Connect App

Download the Leon County Citizens Connect App, your best source for emergency news and alerts.

  • Real-Time Notifications

    The most critical information will be delivered by push notifications directly to your phone or tablet.

  • Critical Updates

    Announces the most important community updates such as comfort stations, points of distribution, price gouging alerts, and road closures.

  • Storm Debris Management

    After disasters, you'll find details regarding debris collection and removal.

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  • Power Outages

    Find direct links to outage maps from both the City of Tallahassee and Talquin Electric Cooperative.

  • Evacuations

    If needed, the app will provide a map of evacuation routes for Leon County.

  • Single Source

    The Citizens Connect App brings all Leon County emergency updates right to your fingertips.

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