October 14th Morning
For medical needs, go to Sacred Heart Hospital or the Wewahitchka Health Department. We have ambulance strike teams and medical strike teams to assist you.
Citizen Information Line is now activated. The number is 805-536-4432. Please note the area code is 805. This is a California number, but calls are received and responded to
here in Gulf County. Please read the most recent updates in full and check this Facebook page and the GCSO Facebook page prior to calling.
For those with a corded landline phone, please try testing your phone line as service may be up for some.
The Wewahitchka Meeting Hall (Old A&A Building by Lake Alice) will be open as an Emergency Information Center.
Tractor Supply in Blountstown will have generators available 10/14/18. The cost is $560.
Buy Rite (302 Cecil G. Costin Blvd., Port Saint Joe) will have a pharmacist available on Monday, October 15th, to Friday, October 19th, from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM EST for Buy
Rite customers only. The pharmacist may fill a 4-5 day supply of non-controlled medications only. In order to get that, the patient will need to bring the actual
prescription bottle. Even if you are a Buy Rite customer and do not have a bottle, it cannot be filled. The pharmacy will accept cash for over-the-counter medications.
Buy Rite (218 S. Hwy 71, Wewahitchka) will have a pharmacist available on Monday, October 15th, to Friday, October 19th, from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM CST for Buy Rite
customers only. The pharmacist may fill a 4-5 day supply of non-controlled medications only. In order to get that, the patient will need to bring the actual prescription bottle.
Even if you are a Buy Rite customer and do not have a bottle, it cannot be filled. The pharmacy will accept cash for over-the-counter medications.
Cities of Wewahitchka and Port Saint Joe Water Utilities have declared all city water connections non-potable until further notice is given. All water should be boiled when
using for consumption. Dr. Curry has set up a number for her established patients in Gulf and Franklin Counties, 850-739-1608.
WIC services are available in Franklin County for Gulf and Franklin County residents. Tuesday, 10/16/2018, 106 NE 5th Street, Carrabelle, FL. Thursday, 10/18/2018, 139
12th Street, Apalachicola, FL. Services are available beginning at 9:00 AM.
CVS in Marianna (4684 US-90, Marianna, FL 32446) is operational. We have received word that the staff at CVS in Port Saint Joe just recently got into the building and are
assessing damage in order to reopen as soon as possible. There is still a curfew in place for Gulf County from sunset to sunrise.
PERMANENT RESIDENTS ONLY will be allowed to enter south Gulf County after sunrise. Per GCSO, photo ID with your residence address is required for entry.
Inter-county travel is permitted. Full-time Gulf County residents may travel freely inside the county (excluding road closures).
Food and water are available at the Wewahitchka High School and at the Port St Joe Elementary School.
Gas and available supplies are being sold at David Rich’s IGA in Wewahitchka.
ACE Hardware in Port St. Joe and Wewa are selling available supplies.
Red Cross is on scene and distributing supplies.
Please utilize FEMA as a resource at www.disasterassistance.gov or 800-621-3362.
Follow health safety tips at Florida Department of Health (DOH) Facebook page.
(Generator safety, food and water safety, etc.)
If you are able tune into 94.5 Fox or 92.5 WPAP for information as well as Channel 7 WJHG. The burn ban and curfew are still in effect and additional law enforcement are arriving