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2454 McMullen Booth Rd. #720 Clearwater, FL 33759

The Alpha Med Difference

At Alpha Med Group, our doctors focus on an integrative health approach. We use multimodal strategies to help you take control of your health through quality healthcare, positive life choices, proper diet, and staying active. When combined with the latest research in anti-aging and regenerative medicine, our patients benefit from a fully personalized approach. Unlike other health clinics, our programs target the root causes of our patient's symptoms. That way, they can enjoy a healthy, fulfilling life in public and also in the bedroom.

We're proud to have everything you need to improve your health and achieve your goals. Our providers will expertly handle your nuanced health challenges using advanced therapies like GAINSWave treatments to achieve a results-based outcome you'll love.

Some of the most common conditions we treat at Alpha Med Group include:

  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Peyronie's Disease
  • Prostatitis
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How Do GAINSWave Treatments Work?

GAINSWave might sound too good to be true on the surface. However, this type of erectile dysfunction treatment in Clearwater uses science-based, research-backed applications and technologies that have been proven to be effective.

GAINSWave works by targeting the underlying issue of ED: blood flow. Continuous blood flow is critical in maintaining an erection. As men age, blood vessels in their penis break down and fill up with micro plaques, further reducing blood flow. GAINSWave treatment addresses this issue using low-intensity shockwaves or acoustic pulses to re-open closed blood vessels and help form new ones simultaneously. This increased blood flow essentially eliminates the symptoms of erectile dysfunction, letting men across the country gain a new lease on life.

Because this procedure is drug, surgery, and needle-free, most men won't have to stress about costly insurance claims or ugly scarring. All you need to think about is enjoying life with a new pep in your step, whether you're headed to work or spending time with your spouse in the bedroom.

Alpha Med Group's patients love that GAINSWave is quick, effective, and gets right to the root cause of their issues. Our GAINSWave treatments yield long-term results with optimized sexual performance and even treat other issues like Peyronie's disease.

Who is a Candidate for GAINSWave Therapy in Valrico, FL?

Any man older than 30 can enjoy the benefits of GAINSWave therapy. Men with or without erectile dysfunction use GAINSWave to reshape their sex lives without resorting to over-the-counter pills and prescriptions like Cialis. While it's true that the “blue pill” can temporarily relieve ED, that relief is short-lived because pills don't address the root cause of the issue. To make matters worse, many drugs have unwanted and unsafe side effects. GAINSWave represents a much safer, more effective solution for men who are sick and tired of the stress and embarrassment associated with ED.

Whether you're dealing with severe erectile dysfunction or you simply want a little more spark with your partner, GAINSWave is the surgery-free, drug-free alternative you can rely on.

To help you get a better understanding of Alpha Med Group's GAINSWave therapy, consider these quick facts:

  • GAINSWave is Among the Safest and Most Effective ED Treatments Available
  • Many Men Experience Results After One GAINSWave Treatment
  • Sessions Are Usually Short and Typically Last 15-20 Minutes
  • Most Men Need Between Six and Twelve Sessions
  • GAINSWave Releases Growth Factors that Help Form New Blood Vessels
  • Treatments Break Up Plaque, Which Further Stimulates Blood Flow
  • Many Men Enjoy Longer, Harder Erections with GAINSWave Treatment
  • GAINSWave Therapy May Activate Stem Cells That Foster New Cell Growth

What About Taking Pills for My Erectile Dysfunction?

In today's day and age, products that promise quick results and convenience are king. It makes sense, then, that many men want the fastest solution to their ED problem. While it's easy to pop a “little blue pill,” doing so can come with consequences that you don't get with GAINSWave treatment. And when it comes to sketchy over-the-counter options that you can buy at your local gas station, the risks are quite concerning. Before you re-up your prescription or head to the gas station, consider these side effects:

  • Heart Palpitations
  • Back Pain
  • Vision Loss
  • Rashes
  • Fever
  • Nausea
  • Respiratory Problems
  • Pain in Penis
  • Heart Failure

If you're one of the many men who settled for strange side effects just to regain confidence in the bedroom, it's time to celebrate. Rather than relying on prescriptions or a la carte options, health-conscious men are using GAINSWave treatments for a safer, natural solution with no side effects.

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What are the Signs of Peyronie's Disease?

Men suffering from Peyronie's disease may notice an array of symptoms, which may manifest quickly or slowly. Some of the most common symptoms include:

Severe Bend of Penis: One of the most common symptoms of Peyronie's disease is significant bending of the penis in a certain direction, with or without achieving an erection.

  • Scar Tissue: If you notice unusual bands or hard lumps of tissue under the skin of your penis, it could mean you have Peyronie's disease.
  • Hourglass Shape: This disease occasionally causes the penis to narrow, resulting in an hourglass shape.
  • Pain in Penis:The curve caused by this disease is often painful, regardless if you have an erection or not.
  • Shortened Penis:Some men have reported that their penis is noticeably shorter with Peyronie's disease.

A Natural Solution to Peyronie's Disease

If you're one of the many American men who has lost hope because of Peyronie's disease, there is a new reason to be hopeful. Peyronie's disease is treatable, and you don't have to rely on surgery, vacuum devices, or a wait-and-see approach to get results.

If you're a man searching for a safe, non-invasive, natural treatment option for Peyronie's disease, GAINSWave therapy is the way to go. GAINSWave incorporates premium low-intensity, high-frequency shockwaves that break down plaque (or scar tissue) while opening and creating new blood vessels. When blood flow is increased, the penis curvature associated with Peyronie's disease is often reduced, giving men a new chance to enjoy a healthy sex life.

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phone-number727-977-8200

Your Premier Clinic for GAINSWave Treatment in Valrico, FL

At Alpha Med Group, our focus is on your goals, your results, and your experience. We firmly believe that your story matters and our team is ready and waiting to listen. We provide functional, personalized, regenerative medicines that address root causes, coupled with an industry-leading, progressive care strategy that is centered around our patients.

 Erectile Dysfunction Valrico, FL

If you're looking for GAINSWave treatment in a professional, welcoming setting provided by sexual health experts, contact our state-of-the-art office in Clearwater today. Whether you need help with embarrassing symptoms related to erectile dysfunction or you're looking to revive your sex life with a natural solution, we're here for you.

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Tampa Bay area counties open cold weather shelters with freeze warnings issued for Christmas weekend

Anyone living outside, whether human, plant, or animal, may experience dangerously low temperatures over the Christmas holiday.With forecasters expecting the Tampa Bay area to see one of its coldest Christmas Days on record, counties across central Florida are opening cold weather shelters for anyone needing a warm place to stay over the holiday weekend....

Anyone living outside, whether human, plant, or animal, may experience dangerously low temperatures over the Christmas holiday.

With forecasters expecting the Tampa Bay area to see one of its coldest Christmas Days on record, counties across central Florida are opening cold weather shelters for anyone needing a warm place to stay over the holiday weekend.

Temperatures are expected to drop into the 20s and 30s — and feels-like temperatures could get as low as 15 degrees in some places.

In anticipation of below-freezing temperatures, the National Weather Service upgraded its hard freeze and freeze watches to warnings for much of the Tampa Bay area. A wind chill advisory begins Friday night for everyone in the region.

As a result, many counties in the Bay Area are opening cold weather shelters. Here is a county-by-county list:

DeSoto County

No shelter information available.

Citrus County

No shelter information available.

Hardee County

No shelter information available.

Hernando County

Emergency management officials in Hernando County say they have coordinated with Jericho Road Ministries to ensure that anyone without access to heat has a safe place to stay beginning Friday, Dec. 23, 2022 until weather conditions improve. Individuals that need to seek shelter from the cold may contact Jericho Road Ministries for assistance.

Men's Shelter:1090 Mondon Hill RoadBrooksville, FL 34605(352) 799-2912 ext. 103

Women's Shelter (Mary's House):1163 Howell AvenueBrooksville, FL 34601(352) 799-2912 ext. 109

Highlands County

The cold weather shelter in Highlands County will be open Friday, Dec. 23 and Saturday, Dec. 24, 2022, from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. both days.

Shelter location:

Ben J. Harris Jr. Agricultural Center4509 George Blvd.Sebring, FL

NOTE: If no one arrives at the shelter within three hours of opening, the shelter will be closed. Shelter guests will have to supply their own bedding and food. Transportation to or from the shelter will not be provided.

Hillsborough County

Hillsborough County's cold weather shelters will be activated for three nights, from Friday, Dec. 23 through Sunday, Dec. 25, 2022, for the homeless and those who live in homes without adequate heat who are unable to find other accommodations. Shelter organizers expect high demand with limited capacity and residents who need a warm place to stay are encouraged to use all resources like friends and family as a first option.

All shelters will take in guests from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. unless they reach capacity prior to that time.

Amazing Love Ministries3304 E. Columbus DriveTampa, FL 33602

Church of God Prophecy Hyde Park107 S. Oregon AveTampa, FL 33606

Greater New Hope Church Anointed Ministries (Prayer Retreat Center)2104 Mud Lake RdPlant City, FL 33566

Homeless Helping Homeless801 E. Saint Clair StTampa, FL 33602

Homeless Helping Homeless3008 N. Nebraska AveTampa, FL 33602

Hyde Park United Methodist Church500 W. Platt StTampa, FL 33606

New Life Church (pet friendly)8216 N. 13 StTampa, FL 33604

Tampa Bay Mission of Hope212 St. Cloud AveBuilding AValrico, FL 33594

Metropolitan Ministries and Generations Renewed are supplying a limited number of single-night motel vouchers on a first-come, first-served basis for families with minor children.

All congregate shelters are reserved for adults only. Pre-registration is required by calling the numbers below. Phone lines turn on at 9 a.m. and the deadline to call is 5 p.m.

Manatee County

Manatee County's Emergency Management Division has coordinated with The Salvation Army to open cold weather shelter space at their Manatee County location:

The Salvation Army1204 14th St. W.Bradenton, FL

Doors will open at 6 p.m., and there will be space for an additional 50 people.

In addition to their daily sheltering program (with space for 60 individuals overnight) during regular and high temperatures, the Salvation Army provides cold weather shelter for Manatee County’s homeless. They monitor the weather for expected drops in temperature and prepare extra bedding to increase their sheltering capacity.

Pasco County

The cold weather shelter in Pasco County will open Friday, Dec. 23 through Sunday, Dec. 25, 2022. It will open each evening at 6 p.m. and close the following morning at 8 a.m.

Mike Fasano Regional Hurricane Shelter11611 Denton AvenueHudson, FL

NOTE: Transportation and meals are not provided.

Pinellas County

Cold night shelters in Pinellas County will be activated for Friday through Sunday nights, Dec. 23 through Dec. 25, 2022. If needed, the shelters may also potentially activate on Monday, Dec. 26. The shelters provide a warm place to sleep for those in need; most also provide a meal. Each shelter opens at 6 p.m. and closes at 6 a.m. the following day.

Tarpon Springs• Boys and Girls Club of the Suncoast111 West Lime Street, Tarpon Springs, FL 34689

Clearwater• First United Methodist Church of Clearwater411 Turner Street, Clearwater, FL 33755

• The Refuge Outreach Church606 Alden Avenue, Clearwater, FL 33755

Pinellas Park• Boys and Girls Club of the Suncoast7790 61st Street North, Pinellas Park, FL 33781

St. Petersburg• Northwest Church6330 54th Avenue North, St. Petersburg, FL 33709

• WestCare Turning Point1810 5th Avenue North, St. Petersburg, FL 33713

• Unitarian Universalist Church of St. Petersburg100 Mirror Lake Drive North, St. Petersburg, FL 33701(Please Note: This location requires the use of stairs)

• Salvation Army – St. Petersburg1400 4th Street South, St. Petersburg, FL 33701(Different hours: 6:00pm – 7:30am)

Polk County

No shelter information available.

Sarasota County

In Sarasota, a cold weather shelter will be available from Friday, Dec. 23 to Sunday, Dec. 25 at The Salvation Army – Center of Hope, located at 1400 10th St. Intake begins at 4:40 p.m. Dinner is served at 5 p.m. Breakfast will be served at 5:30 a.m.

In North Port, a cold weather shelter will be available from Friday, Dec. 23 to Monday, Dec. 26 at 100 Church, 14525 Tamiami Trail, beginning at 5 p.m. each evening.

For transportation to the shelters, the Breeze Rider app can be used to check bus arrival times and plan routes. Sarasota County bus and SCATPlus are closed Sunday, Dec. 25. OnDemand and the Siesta Key Breeze Trolley will operate 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Sumter County

No shelter information available.

Cold weather shelters open as temps drop to 40 and below for 4th night

Copy This Embed Code: Ad SAINT PETERSBURG, Fla. — Cold night shelters continue to stay open tonight as temperatures will dip to 40 and below again tonight.The Homeless Leadership Alliance of Pinellas said more than 1,100 people took advantage of the cold night shelters since they opened on FridayHillsborough County had nearly 800 guests at their cold night shelters.On Monday, cold weather remains a concern for those experiencing homelessness, so shelters will be open again across the Tampa Bay area....

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SAINT PETERSBURG, Fla. — Cold night shelters continue to stay open tonight as temperatures will dip to 40 and below again tonight.

The Homeless Leadership Alliance of Pinellas said more than 1,100 people took advantage of the cold night shelters since they opened on Friday

Hillsborough County had nearly 800 guests at their cold night shelters.

On Monday, cold weather remains a concern for those experiencing homelessness, so shelters will be open again across the Tampa Bay area.

HLA CEO Dr. Monika Alesnik said all locations that are open serve at least one meal, and some are serving breakfast as well.

"It's a costly venture, but we're getting people off the streets during the coldest time, and it is too cold for anyone to be out there," said Alesnik.

Multiple cold night shelters will open again tonight from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Below is a list of shelters in Hillsborough and Pinellas counties. For a complete list of cold weather shelters across the area, click here.

Hillsborough County is partnering with the following organizations to provide a limited-capacity cold-weather shelter for adults.

All shelters will take in guests from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. unless they reach capacity prior to that time.

Amazing Love Ministries3304 E. Columbus Dr., Tampa, FL 33602

Church of God of Prophecy Hyde Park107 S. Oregon Ave., Tampa, FL 33606

Greater New Hope Church Anointed Ministries (Prayer Retreat Center)2104 Mud Lake Rd., Plant City, FL 33566

Homeless Helping Homeless801 E. Saint Clair St., Tampa, FL 33602

Homeless Helping Homeless3008 N. Nebraska Ave., Tampa, FL 33602

Hyde Park United Methodist Church (preferred media location)500 W. Platt St., Tampa, FL 33606

New Life Church in Tampa (pet friendly)8216 N. 13th St. Tampa, FL 33604

Tampa Bay Mission of Hope212 St. Cloud Ave. Building A, Valrico, FL 33594

Pinellas County cold night shelters are on a first come first serve basis:

Tarpon Springs Boys and Girls Club of the SuncoastAddress: 111 W. Lime Street, Tarpon SpringsHours: 6 p.m. – 6 a.m.

ClearwaterFirst United Methodist Church of ClearwaterAddress: 411 Turner Street, ClearwaterHours: 6 p.m. – 6 a.m.

The Refuge Outreach ChurchAddress: 606 Alden Avenue, ClearwaterHours: 6 p.m. – 6 a.m.

Pinellas ParkBoys & Girls Club of the SuncoastAddress: 7790 61st Street North, Pinellas ParkHours: 6 p.m. – 6 a.m.

St. PetersburgNorthwest Presbyterian ChurchAddress: 6330 54th Ave. North, St. PetersburgHours: 6 p.m. – 6 a.m.

WestCare Turning PointAddress: 1810 5th Ave. North, St. PetersburgHours: 6 p.m. – 6 a.m.

Unitarian Universalist Church of St. PetersburgAddress: 100 Mirror Lake Drive North, St PetersburgHours: 6 p.m. – 6 a.m.Please Note: This location requires the use of stairs.

Salvation ArmyAddress: 1400 4th Street South, St PetersburgHours: 6 p.m. – 7:30 a.m.

Support the Cold Night Shelter Program by volunteering or donating here.

Star Pitcher Drops South Florida Agency From Embezzlement Lawsuit

The herd is thinning in relief pitcher Aroldis Chapman's lawsuit over a multimillion-dollar alleged fraud at the hands of his former South Florida financial consultant.Chapman, who holds the Guinness World Record for the fastest baseball pitch, has agreed to drop a Coral Springs financial management agency and its owner from the lawsuit, which claims that a onetime employee of the agency, Benito Zavala Jr., bi...

The herd is thinning in relief pitcher Aroldis Chapman's lawsuit over a multimillion-dollar alleged fraud at the hands of his former South Florida financial consultant.

Chapman, who holds the Guinness World Record for the fastest baseball pitch, has agreed to drop a Coral Springs financial management agency and its owner from the lawsuit, which claims that a onetime employee of the agency, Benito Zavala Jr., bilked Chapman out of $3 million.

The longtime Yankees ace hired the agency, Pro Management Resources, in 2011 to help manage his money around the time he bought his mansion in Davie. The company handled Chapman's financial affairs for nearly a decade, with unfettered access to his accounts, until the alleged fraud was uncovered in 2020.

Under the deal, Chapman's claims against Pro Management Resources and agency owner Anthony Chiricosta have been dismissed, with each party bearing their own attorney fees and legal costs. "By entry of this Stipulation the parties do not admit any liability for any claims alleged in this lawsuit and, in fact, specifically deny any liability for such claims," the agreement states.

Pro Management Resources and Chiricosta previously argued in court that Zavala was a rogue employee whose scheme was "orchestrated without their consent or knowledge." The company said that it contacted Chapman upon noticing irregular withdrawals and helped him discover the embezzlement.

Before dropping his claims against the agency, Chapman had alleged that it failed to monitor his account balances and supervise Zavala.

Chapman is still pursuing his claims against Zavala and two others who allegedly received the spoils of the fraud.

The lawsuit states that while working for Pro Management Resources, Zavala exploited his access to Chapman's accounts to siphon off the pitcher's money through Western Union transfers. Zavala sent the money to himself, his associate Chandler Costa, and her brother, the lawsuit claims. Zavala also took out unauthorized Chase Bank and Saks Fifth Avenue credit lines in Chapman's name and made purchases on his personal American Express card without his permission, according to the lawsuit.

Some of the money was funneled off to fund the purchase of an $836,000, 4,800-square-foot Valrico-area home for Costa, with whom Zavala was romantically involved, according to court documents submitted by Chapman.

The embezzlement stretched from 2016 to 2020, the pitcher says.

After Chapman's lawyers argued that Costa's camp was engaged in a "transparent effort to impede and delay" the case, Broward County Judge Martin Bidwill scheduled a trial for mid-December 2022. The parties later agreed to hold off on trying the case until March.

On January 4, Chandler Costa's attorney James Gibson received permission from the court to withdraw as her attorney. Gibson had told the court that he could not continue to represent her because she "was refusing to communicate."

The judge entered a default order against Zavala this past March, finding that he had failed to file responses in the lawsuit.

Costa's address in the latest court documents is still listed as the Valrico home that Chapman claims was purchased with the pilfered funds. In a cross-claim filed last year, Costa argued that she didn't know the money was allegedly stolen from Chapman, and that Zavala led her to believe it was his own money.

Chapman, who has the third-most saves among active relief pitchers in Major League Baseball, is now a free agent after pitching for the Yankees for five years. The Yankees reportedly held him off the American League Division series roster last season in response to his decision to stay in South Florida instead of attending a mandatory workout with the team.

According to MLB.com, Chapman's five-year, $86 million contract penned in 2016 with the Yankees was "the largest deal ever issued" to a relief pitcher at the time. The seven-time MLB Allstar and 2019 American League Reliever of the Year, threw the fastest baseball pitch ever recorded in September 2010 in a game against the San Diego Padres, according to the Guinness Book of World Records.

Rita’s Italian Ice & Frozen Custard Opens New Location in Florida

Local Entrepreneurs Expand the Happiest Treat Experience in the World to Valrico ResidentsThe new neighborhood favorite shop is locally owned and operated by husband-and-wife team, Antoine and Idalice Stokes, and their longtime friend Raafi Forde. Antoine and Raafi met when they joined the military at age 18 and have been close friends ever since. Although life took them in different directions, the three reunited in the Tampa area where they all now reside. Prior going into business together, Antoine and Idalice raised the...

Local Entrepreneurs Expand the Happiest Treat Experience in the World to Valrico Residents

The new neighborhood favorite shop is locally owned and operated by husband-and-wife team, Antoine and Idalice Stokes, and their longtime friend Raafi Forde. Antoine and Raafi met when they joined the military at age 18 and have been close friends ever since. Although life took them in different directions, the three reunited in the Tampa area where they all now reside. Prior going into business together, Antoine and Idalice raised their three older children in Maryland and worked in IT and the mortgage world, respectively. Raafi previously worked in IT and lived in Maryland with his family before moving Seattle. Their longtime dream of going into business together is what ultimately drew them all to Florida. They plan to open three more Rita’s locations in the near future.

“Rita's has always been such a big part of our lives and our children's lives, as it was the one treat we could all agree on – and with big families, that’s not always an easy task,” said Idalice Stokes. “When the opportunity to bring Rita’s to our community presented itself, we couldn’t pass it up because it’s always been a goal of ours to enter the franchising world. We look forward to giving back to our community in any way we can and expanding this concept into other Florida communities in the near future.”

To welcome Rita’s to the neighborhood, the Stokes and Forde will be hosting a grand opening event on November 4 from 3-5pm that will include a ribbon cutting, live music, Ice Guy mascot, $2 Small Italian Ice and $3 Small Gelati, and a raffle giving out one free year of Rita’s for 50 lucky customers!

Rita’s signature Italian Ice is made fresh daily and available in a rotating daily selection from over 90 flavors. The Italian Ice is made on-site daily and Rita’s has a freshness policy where all unused ice will be discarded after 36 hours. Other menu items at Rita’s include gelatis, concretes, milkshakes and creamy frozen custard.

Rita’s is actively looking for additional franchisees to help develop the brand throughout the country. The brand is seeking to partner with hands-on entrepreneurs who are passionate about the brand and motivated to grow.

To learn more about the new Rita’s Italian Ice in Valrico, download the mobile app, visit ritasice.com or call 813-657-0178.

About Rita’s Italian Ice & Frozen Custard

Rita’s Italian Ice & Frozen Custard opened its doors in Bensalem, PA. in 1984, and has been dedicated to spreading “Ice, Custard, Happiness!” ever since. Now, Rita’s is the largest Italian Ice concept in the world with approximately 600 shops. Guests around the world visit Rita’s to celebrate their everyday moments with freshly made cool treats in a fun-filled atmosphere. Known for its famous Italian Ice, made daily featuring real fruit, and award-winning Frozen Custard, Rita’s serves a taste of happiness with each delicious treat. For more information about Rita’s Italian Ice, please call 1-800-677-7482 or visit www.ritasice.com.

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Hillsborough County Issues Mandatory Evacuation for Zone A Ahead of Hurricane Ian

Hillsborough County, Fla. (Sept. 26, 2022) - Hillsborough County has issued a mandatory evacuation for Evacuation Zone A as well as those in mobile and manufactured homes and residents in low-lying areas prone to flooding starting at 2 p.m. today, Monday, Sept. 26. The County has also issued a voluntary evacuation for Evacuation Zone B. Hillsborough County Administrator Bonnie Wise signed the ...

Hillsborough County, Fla. (Sept. 26, 2022) - Hillsborough County has issued a mandatory evacuation for Evacuation Zone A as well as those in mobile and manufactured homes and residents in low-lying areas prone to flooding starting at 2 p.m. today, Monday, Sept. 26. The County has also issued a voluntary evacuation for Evacuation Zone B. Hillsborough County Administrator Bonnie Wise signed the evacuation order today in order to protect residents in coastal areas from expected storm surge.

The County will open 43 shelters at 2 p.m.

Below is the list of shelters now open to residents:

General Population Shelters

Special-Needs Shelters

The special-needs shelters are only for residents with medical issues that require electricity assistance or cognitive issues that would not be supported in a general population shelter.

Residents bringing pets to one of the four pet-friendly shelters need to bring a sturdy carrier for each pet that allows room for the pet to stand up and move around, as well as a collar with a leash and supplies for each pet to last seven days. More information on how residents can prepare their pets can be found here: Pet Disaster Planning.

Residents are urged not to evacuate to hospitals, as they are not shelters.

HART Evacuation Routes Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority (HART) will continue to run the regular bus route service until further notice. Residents needing transportation assistance to a shelter should proceed to the nearest bus route. Bus drivers will transport evacuees to a bus transfer center, where they will be taken to the closest open shelter.

Get Connected. Stay Alert. For more information on Hillsborough County's response to Hurricane Ian, visit HCFLGov.net/StaySafe and sign up for the HCFL Alert system. Additionally, you can follow Hillsborough County on social media at Facebook, Twitter, and Nextdoor for updates.

Residents without digital access are encouraged to call 833-HCSTORM or 833-427-8676, the County's storm information line, for information on Hurricane Ian or visit HCFLGov.net/StaySafe.

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