Zika Virus Information - What do you really know?
Zika fever is a mild febrile illness caused by a mosquito-borne virus similar to those that cause dengue and West Nile virus infection. It has been identified in several countries in Central and South America, Mexico, and the Caribbean since 2015. Outbreaks have previously been reported in Africa, Southeast Asia, and the Pacific Islands. Local transmission has also been reported in Puerto Rico. Cases of Zika fever have been reported in travelers returning to the United States.
Hurricane Season is Here, Are You Prepared?
Hurricane Season begins June 1 and ends November 30. The time to prepare your Hurricane Plan is now! The Broward County Hurricane Preparedness Guide provides several pages of valuable information to help you before, during and after the storm. Click here for the 2016-2017 Hurricane Preparedness Guide. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact:
Broward County Emergency Management Division
CLICK HERE FOR THE 2016-2017 HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS GUIDE!
Emergency Preparedness for Residents at Risk
Click here for emergency preparedness instructions for those residents with health risks or disabilities. Following these simple steps will help keep you ahead of the storm.
All citizens are encouraged to sign up for the CodeRED Emergency Notification System. CodeRED allows officials to deliver prerecorded telephone notification/information about natural disasters and other emergencies such as: Drinking water contamination, bomb threats, and other life-threatening situations. Click her to sign up for CodeRED
Are You Connected to the City of Deerfield Beach?
Do you have the A to Z Guide of Phone Numbers? This is a list of every city phone number. There is also a list of Hurricane Preparedness contacts that include the phone numbers to Pet-Friendly Shelters and Broward Emergency Management.