Charlotte County Emergency Services in Punta Gorda Florida

Address and phone number for Charlotte County Emergency Services, an Emergency Services, at Luther Road, Punta Gorda FL.

Charlotte County Emergency Services
2001 Luther Road, Punta Gorda, Florida, 33983

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About the Charlotte County Emergency Services

The Charlotte County Emergency Services, located in Punta Gorda, FL, acts as the lead Punta Gorda agency for emergency situations. The local Emergency Services agency works with federal, Florida State, and Charlotte County agencies to prepare for emergencies, respond to emergencies, and provide emergency recovery services. Emergency Services responds to any emergency that poses a major threat to public safety or causes a significant disruption to civil society, including natural disasters, severe weather incidents, and civil unrest.

You may contact Emergency Services for questions about:
  • Punta Gorda emergency preparedness
  • Emergency management services
  • Natural disaster preparedness
  • Emergency first response services
  • Emergency Management Office jobs and employment
Emergency Services Plans

The Charlotte County Emergency Services prepares for emergency events by creating emergency plans. These plans include detailed procedures in the case of different emergencies, including the roles and responsibilities of Punta Gorda, Florida state, and federal agencies. In the immediate period before a known emergency, such as a developing hurricane, Emergency Services coordinates with Charlotte County Public Safety agencies, Charlotte County Public Works agencies, Punta Gorda Utilities, and hospitals to minimize the emergency's impact and rapidly respond to the emergency.

Emergency Response Services in Punta Gorda, FL

In the case of a Punta Gorda emergency, Emergency Services coordinates response services through an Emergency Operations Center (EOC). An EOC has a communications network, an uninterruptible power supply, and resources to continuously manage and respond to the emergency. Emergency Services may activate the EOC before the emergency, in the case of known events, or immediately after the emergency, for events such as an earthquake. The EOC remains activated throughout the recovery period, and it can also be used during non-emergencies for Punta Gorda disaster planning and emergency preparedness training.

Emergency Preparedness Resources

In addition to coordinating emergency responses, the Charlotte County Emergency Services provides emergency preparedness resources for residents of Punta Gorda. These include resources on natural disasters, including hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes, fires, and floods. Punta Gorda residents can use emergency preparedness resources to create their household disaster plans.

Punta Gorda Emergency Management Agencies

In Charlotte County, multiple agencies work together to provide Emergency Services. The Charlotte County Emergency Services coordinates with other government agencies at the Charlotte County, Florida State, and federal level. These include the Department of Emergency Services, the Office of Emergency Services, and the Department of Civil Preparedness. At the federal level, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) provides Emergency Services as part of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Local Emergency Services also works with the public and business community to prepare for emergencies or manage emergency responses.

Contact the Charlotte County Emergency Services

You may contact the Charlotte County Emergency Services by calling 941-743-0688, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Charlotte County Emergency Services, 2001 Luther Road, Punta Gorda, Florida, 33983.