Sarasota County Emergency Management
Emergency Preparedness and Response
2200 Ringling Blvd
Sarasota FL 34236
Sarasota County Emergency Management is the lead agency in the county’s disaster preparation, response, mitigation and long-term recovery efforts. The Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan (CEMP) is the guidance document utilized by Emergency Management.
When activated, DOH-Sarasota serves as the lead organization for Sarasota County Emergency Management’s Emergency Support Function (ESF) 8 to sustain the public health and medical system during a disaster. One very important responsibility of DOH-Sarasota is the coordination of the Special Needs Shelters. Please visit People with Special Needs Program for more information and registration requirements for our Special Needs Program.