Emergency Management

Emergency Management

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Hurricane Ian Resources

Resources for Hardee County Residents


Mission Statement

The mission of Hardee County Emergency Management is to provide a comprehensive and integrated emergency management system that coordinates community resources to protect lives, property and the environment through mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery from all natural and man-made hazards that may impact our county.

Contact Information

Lane Schneider - Emergency Management Director
Vacant - Emergency Management Program Manager

404 W. Orange St.,
Wauchula, FL 33873

Phone: 863-773-6373
Fax: 863-773-9390

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.


Hardee County Keeps Citizens Safe and Informed with Everbridge Resident Alerts, Residents and Businesses Can Sign Up to Receive Critical Communications and Emergency Alerts


Agreement Rules
Disaster Supply Checklist for Hurricane Preparedness.pdf
Pet friendly shelter form (English )
Special Needs Application - English version
Special Needs Application - Spanish version