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Disaster Preparedness

In event of a hurricane or other disaster, The Winter Haven Housing Authority will take action that allows us to protect our tenants and property to the extent possible. It is very important that you stay informed of hurricane activity. Follow the instructions provided by law enforcement, elected officials and other professionals regarding evacuation and other safety measures before, during and after a hurricane. The information below is provided to assist you in preparing for a hurricane or other natural disaster.

Emergency Contact Phone Numbers

  • Police, Sheriff, Fire, Ambulance, Highway Patrol: 911
  • Polk County Utilities: 863-298-4100
  • Natural Gas Company (People's Gas): 877-832-6747 or (Florida Public Utilities) 800-427-7712
  • Waste Management: Polk County - 863-284-4319 or City of Winter Haven - 863-291-5756
  • Health Department: 863-519-7542
  • Red Cross: 863-294-5941
  • Polk County Emergency Management: 863-298-7000