The Red Cross shelters and mobile feeding sites closed as of Sunday as the Gulf County Emergency Operations Center reverted to normal business hours.
The EOC will be open 7 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.
Any pertinent information will be released via the Gulf County Emergency management Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/GulfCountyEmergencyManagement/
Gulf County Emergency Management Website or e-mail:
In addition, meals at First Baptist Church and Assembly of God Church in Highland View ended as of Sunday.
Here is a rundown of the latest relief information.
Red Cross & Salvation Army providing meals, supplies
Gulf County residents still needing shelter can contact the Bay County Arnold shelter located at the Arnold High School: 550 N Alf Coleman Rd, Panama City Beach, FL 32407 .
The Salvation Army is providing mobile feeding throughout Gulf County and at a fixed site at the Dollar General Market (8250 W. Highway 98, Port St. Joe) 11a.m. - through-out the day.
Citizen fuel depot
A citizen fuel depot is available at the Health Department building at 2475 Garrison Ave., Port St. Joe. Both unleaded and diesel are available. Hours of operation are 7 a.m.-7 p.m.
Crisis clean up
Call 800-451-1954 for help with home cleanup. All services are free, but service is not guaranteed because of the overwhelming need. **This hotline CANNOT assist with social services such as food, clothing, shelter, insurance, or questions about FEMA registration.
Debris Pick up
Debris pick up along county and city roads will continue until hurricane debris piles are eliminated. Please be aware of larger trucks on roadways that may cause more traffic congestion.
Curfew, boil water, burn ban
Gulf County Curfew has been lifted as of Nov. 1.
Boil water notice is still in effect for Cape San Blas north of the rocks (Stumphole), lifted for all other Gulf County residents.
Burn ban remains in effect for all of Gulf County.
Tetanus and flu shots
The Florida Department of Health is offering free tetanus and flu shots in Wewahitchka (807 Highway 22) on the first and third Monday of the month 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. CT and Port St. Joe (2475 Garrison Ave.). Open Monday - Friday 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. ET.
FEMA Disaster Recovery Center
Two FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers are open from 8a.m - 6p.m. in Gulf County and located at:
• Gulf County Public Library at 110 Library Drive, Port St. Joe.
• Wewahitchka Information Center, 211 N SR 71, Wewahitchka.
State of Florida, FEMA, U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), and other representatives are in place to explain available assistance programs and help connect survivors with resources that best match their recovery needs.
To apply for assistance, you will need the following:
• Social Security number
• Daytime telephone number
• Current mailing address and address and zip code of the damaged property
• Insurance information, if available. Insurance is not required to receive assistance.
Applicants can visit www.disasterassistance.gov or call 800-621-3362.
Donation distribution centers (No longer accepting donations)
Residents needing tarps and supplies may go to the following distribution centers:
• Wewahitchka Gym (852 S. Hwy. 71, Wewahitchka), Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m. - noon
• Centennial Building (2201 Centennial Dr., Port St. Joe), Mon. - Fri. 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.
• Washington Rec Center (401 Peters Rd., Port St. Joe), Mon.-Fri. 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Donations are being directed to the state distribution center. please call 850-227-2349. For cash contributions, please visit www.VolunteerFlorida.org.
STAC House clothing bank (610 8th St, Port St Joe)
Open 9 a.m-5 p.m 7 days a week.
Operation Blue Roof
Army Corps of Engineers roof tarping aid, visit www.usace.army.mil/blueroof or call 888-766-3258. Rights of Entry application last day November 11.
Electric updates (contact your electric company if you still have power issues)
Duke Energy customers restored power: 100 percent
Duke Energy customers can call 850-229-8944 to resolve electrical issues.
Gulf Coast Electric Cooperative Customers restored power: 100 percent
GCEC Wewahitchka office: (850) 639-2216
Citizen Information line: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.: 850- 227-2349
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