Pet friendly shelter locations include:
- ASTATULA ELEMENTARY
13925 Florida Ave., Astatula
- LEESBURG ELEMENTARY
2229 South St., Leesburg
- LOST LAKE ELEMENTARY
1901 Johns Lake Road, Clermont
- UMATILLA ELEMENTARY
401 Lake St., Umatilla
- VILLAGES ELEMENTARY
695 Rolling Acres Road, Lady Lake
Before any emergency, citizens should be aware of these basic tips:
- Have a family disaster plan and communication plan.
- Know your risk and if you need to evacuate.
- Prepare a disaster supply kit. Visit www.ready.gov for details on what should go inside.
- Purchase a battery-powered NOAA weather radio.
- Sign up to receive local media weather text alerts.
- Keep important documents in a water-proof container.
- Have cash on hand.
To find out more, call The Lake County Office of Emergency Management at 352-343-9420 or visit www.lakecountyfl.gov/offices/emergency_management. For the most up-to-date information during an emergency, follow Emergency Management at www.facebook.com/LakeCountyFLEmergencyManagement and www.twitter.com/lakeemergency.