Hillsborough County Schedules Media Briefing Regarding Tropical Storm Ian Preparedness
Hillsborough County, Fla. (Sept. 25, 2022) - Hillsborough County officials will host a news conference at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 25 at the Hillsborough Public Safety Operations Complex, 9450 E. Columbus Dr., Tampa, FL 33619.
There will be a briefing from County Administrator Bonnie Wise, Hillsborough County Office of Emergency Management Director Timothy Dudley, and other elected officials. The public is invited to watch the briefing via Hillsborough County's YouTube Channel at YouTube.com/HillsboroughCounty.
Update on Sandbag Operations. Operations now closing at 7 p.m.
Hillsborough County is making sandbags available to the public from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 25. All County parks and preserves, including recreation centers, will be closed today to support sandbag operations.
Sandbags will be available at the following locations from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 25:
- Edward Medard Conservation Park, 6140 Turkey Creek Rd., Plant City, FL 33567
- E.G. Simmons Conservation Park, 2401 19th Ave. NW, Ruskin, FL 33570
- Ed Radice Park, 14720 Ed Radice Dr., Tampa, FL 33626
Hillsborough County residents are eligible for a maximum of 10 sandbags per family. Residents must show ID verifying they live in the County; a driver's license or utility bill will serve as proper identification.
Get Connected. Stay Alert.
For more information on Hillsborough County's response to Tropical Storm 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 (813) 272-5900, the County's main information line, for information on Tropical Storm Ian or visit HCFLGov.net/StaySafe.