After the storm

EMERGENCY INFORMATION

Important phone numbers

How to contact emergency managers, law enforcement, utilities, Red Cross, United Way and many other services.

Report price gouging

UTILITIES

Living without power

See our checklist on dealing with outages including many important safety tips.

How to contact FPL, AT&T, Comcast, more

Generator safety tips: Don’t risk your life

How to cope

OUTSIDE THE HOME

Be cautious following a storm

What to do in the yard, in the neighborhood and in the area.

Clearing the mess: It’s a dirty job

Landscapes and trees

Steps to take to save trees plus tips on pruning and fertilizing plus dealing with fallen branches.

Chain saws: Be cautious, know how it works

At a glance

Dealing with traffic | Get gas early to avoid lines
Which Palm Beach County gas stations can pump without power?

Transportation: Buses, trains, planes

Schools: What parents can expect

Pools: How to return to normal

Are you a good neighbor?

How to get help for your business

Avoid being victimized by contractors

INSIDE THE HOME

Food and water: When in doubt, throw it out

Find out what will keep and what to throw out if you lose power plus how to handle water and keep it pure.

Refrigerators: How to deep clean and deodorize

Checklist | Grill safety

Cleaning your home

How to deal with appliances, furniture, upholstery, mattresses and pillows, books, photos, paintings, clothing and more.

Mold: Checking for and getting rid of growth


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