Charlotte County Emergency Management has issued evacuation orders for residents in Zone A – Red areas. This includes those living on the barrier islands of Don Pedro Island, Knight Island (Palm Island), Little Gasparilla Island, Gasparilla Island, and Manasota Key, as well as residents in any zone living in mobile homes and trailers.
To find your zone, visit
Secure your home before you leave. Be sure to take essential items for all family members:
• Medicine
• Important Papers
• Personal Items
• Clothing
• Baby supplies
• Pet Supplies
• Cash
Reminder, when islands are evacuated, Charlotte County Fire and EMS Station 10 staff are required to evacuate as well. (No helicopters are available during the storm.)
For Hurricane Ian information, call the Charlotte County Emergency Operations Center at 941-833-4000.