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Hurricane Information

The City of Boynton Beach is closely monitoring Hurricane Irma, a Category 5 storm. City Officials met today and have begun preparations. City Services are operating according to regular schedules, but we will update throughout the week as new information becomes available. Continue to monitor the City of Boynton Beach and Boynton Beach Police Department social media on Facebook and Twitter for the most up-to-date information: @cityofboynton @bbpd

Boynton Beach residents can also obtain notifications on the City’s BBTV ComCast Channel, Ch 99 and through the Nextdoor app . We encourage you to stay tuned to local media for information regarding evacuations, shelters and storm information.
Here is some more information to help you plan:
Flood Map: http://www.pbcgov.com/knowurzone/
Hurricane Evacuation Shelters:
Palm Beach County, in cooperation with the American Red Cross (ARC), currently operates hurricane evacuation shelters across the County. All hurricane evacuation shelters meet current ARC 4496 design standards to withstand hurricane force winds, including window strength and protection, wind and debris exposure, and storm surge inundation.
Boynton Beach High School is a shelter in the City of Boynton Beach. For other shelter locations, click here: http://discover.pbcgov.org/publicsafety/dem/Publications/Shelters%20With%20Evac%20Zones.jpg
Palm Beach County has established a Special Needs Program to provide for citizens with certain medical problems during a major emergency. You must register for the shelter in advance. Space is limited. Click here for more information: https://secure.co.palm-beach.fl.us/PSD.EM.SpecialNeedsApplication/
Pet Resources
Click on the links below for information about taking care of your pets before and during a hurricane:
ASPCA: https://www.aspca.org/pet-care/general-pet-care/disaster-preparedness
FEMA: https://www.fema.gov/news-release/2011/12/01/disaster-plan-your-pets
Humane Society - http://www.humanesociety.org/assets/pdfs/disaster/disaster_preparedness_pets.pdf
Pet Lodging - https://www.rover.com/
Gas Stations with Emergency Power
There are two gas stations in the City of Boynton Beach that can provide gas even if the power is out. They are:
BP, 645 W. Boynton Beach Blvd., Boynton Beach
Mobil, 850 Gateway Boulevard, Boynton Beach
Here is a list of additional gas stations in Palm Beach County with emergency power: http://discover.pbcgov.org/publicsafety/dem/Publications/2016stations.pdf

Publix Locations with Emergency Power
There are Publix locations in the City of Boynton Beach that have emergency power capabilities.
They are located at:
Boynton Plaza – 111 N. Congress Ave., Boynton Beach, FL
Sunshine Square – 501 S.E. 18th Avenue, Boynton Beach, FL
Quantum Village – 1005 Gateway Blvd., Boynton Beach, FL
Boynton Lakes Plaza – 4770 N. Congress Ave., Boynton Beach, FL
Here is a complete list of Publix stores with emergency power in Palm Beach County: http://discover.pbcgov.org/publicsafety/dem/Publications/Publix_Stores_with_Generators.pdf
Other Stores with Emergency Power
Home Depot: http://discover.pbcgov.org/publicsafety/dem/Publications/2012HomeDepot.pdf
Lowes:
http://discover.pbcgov.org/publicsafety/dem/Publications/2012Lowes.pdf
Price Gouging
During a State of Emergency , price gouging is illegal. Report any violations to 1-866-966-7226.
Helpful Phone Numbers:
• Agricultural and Consumer Services:
(800) 435-7352
• American Red Cross:
(866) GET-INFO
• Boca Raton Community Hospital:
(561) 395-7100
• Elder Services:
(800) 963-5337
• Palm Beach County Emergency Management:
(561) 712-6400
• Emergency Management, Hearing Impaired:
(561) 712-6343
• FEMA Disaster Assistance:
(800) 621-3362
• Florida's 2-1-1 Help Line:
211
• Florida Department of Financial Services:
(800) 227-8676
• Florida Emergency Information Line:
(800) 342-3557
• Florida Power and Light:
(800) 4-OUTAGE
• Mosquito Control of Palm Beach County:
(561) 967-6480
• State Volunteer and Donations:
(800) 354-3571
Emergency Messaging
AlertPBC is Palm Beach County’s Emergency Notification System. Now is the time to sign up for the service. Click here to sign up: https://member.everbridge.net/index/892807736726195#/signup
Nextdoor is a social network for you, your neighbors and your community. Boynton Beach Police will be providing updates via this service. Click here to sign up: https://www.nextdoor.com

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