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City of Fort Myers - News
Posted on: March 10, 2022
[ARCHIVED] Post-Hurricane Update/Resources 10/1/22
October 01, 2022
A BOIL WATER NOTICE IS STILL IN EFFECT!
We would like to thank our residents for all your help as we work nonstop to return our city to normalcy. It will take us a while to rebuild after Hurricane Ian, but we are strong, resilient and united in the face of adversity. since winds subsided, our crews and first responders have been out in the community clearing roads and managing emergencies. we are gathering information about which stores are currently open to provide those details here.
We are extremely grateful to receive water and non-perishable food items at this time.
Those who are in need of a safe haven, we strongly urge you to take advantage of our shelters. They have food and water. You should take clothing, snacks, bedding/pillows, book/magazines, chargers, etc… all the items you’ll need to sustain the next couple of days if necessary.
Dunbar High School, located at 3800 Edison Avenue, Fort Myers, FL 33916
FOOD AND water
1) A Point of Distribution is open at Fleamasters Fleamarket 8AM-5PM daily at 4135 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Fort Myers
2) The City has also setup a Disaster Recovery Center at the STARS Complex.
Saturday and Sunday, we will open 10AM to 4PM to serve as a charging station for the community.
Water is being distributed until supplies run out.
3) The Salvation Army is serving food and water distribution at the old fire station located at 2404 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Blvd. Fort Myers, FL.
4) Next Level Church located at 12400 Plantation Road, Fort Myers, is distributing water and ice today.
Fire Station #15 | 9700 Treeline Avenue | 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
* Don't forget to bring your own towel, soap will be provided. Shower shoes are also recommended.
Sharpening Chain Saws (Limited Repair/Tuneup)
Fort Myers Skatium, 2250 Broadway, Fort Myers | 8AM - 6PM. This service is being provided free of charge by Oregon Products.
All Lee County Schools and Courts will be closed until October 10, 2022.
WATER AND ELECTRIC
At this time, many residents in the city are without water or electricity. The storm caused damages to our infrastructure, as it did throughout Lee County.
However, we are currently working to fix the electrical needs in order to begin providing these services again as soon as possible. Many residents are beginning to regain electricity throughout the city and water conditions are also improving. We really appreciate your patience as we work through all these challenges.
DEBRI COLLECTION/Drop-off AND TRASH PICKUP