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Storm Information

The Charlotte County Emergency Management Office is monitoring Hurricane Idaliamaintaining communication with local, state, and federal agencies.

Assist in the response (report storm damage from Hurricane Idalia to Charlotte County): 

Follow Charlotte County Emergency Management on this website and social media for updates: 
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  • For life-threatening emergencies, call or text 9-1-1.
  • Sheriff non-emergencies can call 941.833.4161.
  • Stay Informed.
  • Call the Charlotte County Emergency Operations Call Center for storm information: 941.833.4000 or 941.743.1320 (open 8 a.m.-5 p.m.).
  • Call Charlotte County Solid Waste for garbage and recycling information at 941.764.4360.
  • Call Charlotte County Utilities for water and sewer information at 941.764.4300. 
  • Hurricane Idalia Home Cleanup Hotline 800-451-1954

Find City of Punta Gorda updates online.



  • East Port Environmental Campus

Curbside Collection

Safety tips

Generator Safety | Chainsaw Safety | Flooding Safety | Flood Water Cleanup

Donations & Volunteering

Contractors or Professionals willing to volunteer, please register online at or email
Residents, groups and organizations, contractors or professionals willing to volunteer can register online at
Monetary donation for aid can be made online at - all donations help Charlotte County residents. Items are not being accepted for donation. You can also text DISASTER to 20222 or visit

Hurricane Ian Relief & Recovery Resources

Visit the Storm Recovery page.

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