Shelter Maps Available as Hurricane Season Starts June 1
Last updated 6/4/2021 at 3:47pm
In preparation for hurricane season, which begins on June 1, Polk County Tourism and Sports Marketing and Polk County Emergency Management have partnered with Publix Super Markets to produce and distribute the "Polk County Public Shelters" maps for 2021. The map is designed to assist both resident and tourist evacuees in finding shelter during an impending storm.
"In the event a hurricane threatens Central Florida, we will work closely with our accommodations partners to determine the supply of available rooms. This information is critical in helping evacuees find lodging," said Mark Jacks...