Emergency Preparedness

JaxReady app and Special Needs Evacuation Shelter Information


Please remember if you need a special needs evacuation shelter you need to contact prior to evacuation. Duval County Health Department is responsible for Special Needs Shelters. Individuals going to special needs shelters must pre-register with the Duval County Emergency Management. If needed, transportation will be provided for those who pre-register. 

For additional information on Special Needs Shelters please use the following web address: http://www.coj.net/departments/fire-and-rescue/emergency-preparedness/be-jaxready/shelter-information/special-needs-shelter-info.aspx

JaxReady App -brought to you by the Emergency Preparedness Division and Information Technologies Division of the City of Jacksonville, Florida— will help you monitor weather threats and plan for evacuation in the event of a natural disaster. JaxReady provides access to current threat levels, weather reports, and wildfire updates, as well as up-to-the-minute news feeds for emergency preparedness and evacuation.  


Features:GPS functionality for locating your Evacuation Zone Current Emergency (EOC) Activation Level, Weather Threat Level, and Fire Danger Index based upon your geolocation

Links to special needs registration for those with special medical needs during an evacuation

Weather and fire news Weather, wildfire, and drought index maps

Please check your app store to download JaxReady. 

If you are interested, the web address for the JaxReady App is: http://www.coj.net/categories/mobile-apps/jaxready.aspx

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