The Board of County Commissioners serves as the executive and administrative authority for the county.
Building a Sustainable Hardee County
Please click the link for the BOCC Local State of Emergency Declaration for Hurricane Ian
Resolution 2023-09 Local State of Emergency
Resolution 2023-07 Local State of Emergency (STS Nicole )
Resolution 2023-06 Local State of Emergency
Resolution 2023-05 Local State of Emergency
Resolution 2023-03 Local State of Emergency
Resolution 2022-35 Local State of Emergency
Resolution 2022-34 Local State of Emergency
Resolution 2022-33 Local State of Emergency
After the center closes, individuals needing assistance can apply through FEMA directly by visiting DisasterAssistance.gov or contacting 1-800-621-3362. Phone applications are accepted from 7:00am until 11:00pm ET.
A Mobile Registration Intake Center (MRIC ) is located behind the Florida Department of Health in Hardee at 115 KD Revel Rd in Wauchula. On Saturday December 3rd another MRIC will open at Pioneer Park in Zolfo Springs.
Residents still pending assistance from FEMA are encouraged to contact FEMA by telephone to obtain updates regarding their application and eligibility for programs.
FEMA has extended the application deadline to Jan. 12, 2023, for survivors in Brevard, Charlotte, Collier, DeSoto, Flagler, Glades, Hardee, Hendry, Highlands, Hillsborough, Lake, Lee, Manatee, Monroe, Okeechobee, Orange, Osceola, Palm Beach, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, Putnam, Sarasota, Seminole, St. Johns and Volusia counties.
There are multiple Disaster Recovery Centers operating throughout the impacted area. To find a center close to you, go online to: DRC Locator or floridadisaster.org, or text DRC along with your Zip Code to 43362.
Information updates are being posted to the Hardee County Emergency Management Facebook page.
By visiting https://redcross.org, calling 1-800-RED CROSS, or texting the word IAN to 90999 to make a $10 donation. Your gift is a commitment to helping people in need, and every single donation matters. Financial donations enable the Red Cross to prepare for, respond to and help people recover from this disaster.
Crisis Cleanup Hotline: 1-800-451-1954
Report a missing person: http://missing.fl.gov/
Report a safe person: http://safe.fl.gov
Hardee County Info Page - https://www.hardeecountyfl.gov/
EOC Hotline: 863-773-6373
For more information, please contact Danielle DeLeon, Office Manager via phone (863-773-9430 ) or email (firstname.lastname@example.org ) .
Please first contact your health care provider or the local Department of Health if you are at risk for coronavirus (COVID-19 ) . Risk factors that may indicate COVID-19 include fever, cough, or flu-like signs, AND either recent international travel OR contact with someone recently diagnosed with COVID-19. Health care officials will direct you to the appropriate place for care. To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, you should avoid the emergency department at your local hospital except in the event of an emergency.
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This mass notification system enables us to provide you with time-sensitive information for a variety of situations, such as severe weather, unexpected road closures, missing persons and evacuations of buildings or neighborhoods. You will receive time-sensitive messages wherever you specify, such as your mobile, email address, text messages, home, business phone, TTY and more. You pick where, you pick how.