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Hurricane / Storm information will be located here. 

The City of Everglades will make every effort to keep you up to date. Below are a few ways you can stay in the loop.
FB: Everglades City Strong

Twitter: EvergladesStrong

EZ Texting: Send code word Everglades to 239-522-4455 on your cell to receive text alerts

Email: Send your email to to join the Community email list

Flyers: Flyers are posted at the front desk City Hall & City Hall bulletin board


Looking to help?

A lot of area homes in the City of Everglades and Surrounding areas were substantially damaged due to Hurricane Ian. If you would like to assist, volunteer or donate please contact us. We have a local 501c3 that is here to help and organize the recovery and rebuilding of our areas.  The Communities of the Everglades Disaster Recovery Committee (CEDR).

Please contact us at 239-695-3781.

Need Help cleaning up / mucking out / moving debris?

Call Crisis Clean-up 188451-1954. They will set you up with a clean-up crew.

Everglades City will be hosting a FEMA Mobile Disaster Recovery Center (MDRC) that will open to help residents of Everglades City and Collier County whose homes or personal property were impacted by Hurricane Ian. The Center will be staffed with FEMA personnel and representatives of other federal and state agencies to assist with registration and answer questions about disaster assistance programs.
Hosted in the parking lot at Everglades City Hall
Hours of operation: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thursday, December 8 th – Monday, December 12 th (closed on Sunday, December 11 th )


NEW deadline for FEMA assistance is January 12, 2023


11/28/2022 American Red Cross Financial Assistance

The Red Cross is providing financial assistance, based on household size, to people whose homes were confirmed to have been destroyed or sustained major structural damage from Hurricane Ian in September 2022, or Hurricane Nicole in November 2022.

Major damage is indicated by significant structural damage to a residence that requires extensive repairs. This may include substantial failure of the roof, walls or foundation, or a water line above 18 inches in an essential living space. A residence that is destroyed is one that is a total loss or with damage so extensive that repair is not feasible. For more information and steps to register for an appointment, please see

Ryan Lock | American Red Cross

Division Disaster State Relations Director | FL PR USVI

Southeast, Caribbean, and Carolinas Division

(850) 354-2342 |

11/17/2022 Collier County Government. Communications, Government & Public Affairs

Hurricane Debris Removal Ahead of Schedule. Thanksgiving Milestone reached Collier County Solid and Hazardous Waste Management Division has reached its hurricane removal milestone ahead of schedule. With over 80% of debris removed to date, debris removal contractors are ahead of the 75% by Thanksgiving originally pledged.  In order to help the county assess remaining debris removal needs, residents are asked to place all hurricane- generated debris at the curb by Sunday, Dec. 4. Residents of Evacuation Zone A, which includes the City of
Naples, City of Marco and Everglades City, have until Thursday, Dec. 15 to place all hurricane debris at the
Residents with questions may call Public Utilities Customer Service at 239-252-2380.

Deadline to apply for FEMA assistance 11/28/2022: If you suffered loss from Hurricane Ian and you live in one of the counties eligible for FEMA assistance to households, you have until November 28 to apply to FEMA. There is no cost, and it is easy to do. You can visit a Disaster Recovery Center, go online to, use the FEMA app on your smartphone, or call 800-621-3362. 


11/14 /2022 Healthcare Network will be in Everglades, 101 Copeland Ave., the Church on the circle, Monday 11/14/22 providing Tetanus shots, flu shots, donations and medical and mental care. 

11/13/2022 FEMA Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) Relocating in Collier County to Donna Fiala Eagles Lakes Community Center
Tuesday, November 15th 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. 

The State of Florida and FEMA will continue to operate a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Collier County the following location: 

New Location: Donna Fiala Eagles Lakes Community Center - 11565 Tamiami Trail East, Naples, FL 34112

11/10 /2022 Healthcare Network will be in Everglades, 101 Copeland Ave., the Church on the circle, Thursday 11/10/22 providing Tetanus shots, flu shots, donations and medical and mental care. Rescheduled for 11-14-2022


The mobile van will be at City Hall parking lot Tuesday, Nov. 1st - Saturday, Nov. 5th from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

10/17/2022 The Distribution Center is Closed.


10/17/2022 HealthCare networks will be in Everglades, 101 Copeland Ave., the church on the circle, on Monday 10/17 providing tetanus vaccine, donations, medical and mental health services. 



As mayor of the City of Everglades City, and pursuant to Emergency Ordinance 2022-01, I hereby establish a curfew from 12:00 am to 6:00 am throughout the City of Everglades City, with the exception of the provision of essential services, such as fire, police, emergency medical services, and hospital services, including the transportation of patients, utility emergency repairs and emergency calls by physicians. 


10/4/22 The Boil Water Notice has been rescinded. The satisfactory completion of bacteriological survey shows the water is safe to drink.

Hurricane Ian Point of Distibution - Everglades City, along with Collier County, has established a central Point of Distrubutions for all local communities effected by Hurricane Ian. 

We are accepting donations of cleaning supplies, paper supplies, basic hygiene supplies and non-perishables. This is an outdoor venue so please no perishables or clothing. The POD location is 607 Collier Ave., a vacant lot on the main road coming into town next to the Circle K store. For any questions regarding Everglades area specifically call 239-695-3781 -  Closed 10/17/22

Collier County Emergency Management

Collier County: We have opened 3 points of distribution for MREs. Water and Ice:

Sugden Reginal Park- 4284 Avalon Cr, Naples

Everglades City - 607 Collier Ave.

State Farmers Market- 424 New Market Rd E, Immokalee

For any questions, call 311 or (239) 252-8999 #CollierCounty

9/29/2022 BWN Everglades City water users, there is a boil water notice in effect.



The City Hall and County offices will be closed from 1:00 pm Tues. thru Wed. We anticipate re-opening on Thursday the 29th.

The Everglades City Food Pantry will be closed Wednesday.

The Everglades City Circle K store will close at 8:00 PM tonight, Tuesday and will be closed Wednesday.

The Everglades City Right Choice supermarket will be opened until 7:00 Pm Tuesday and will be closed Wednesday morning. They will assess the weather at that time to consider opening Wednesday afternoon. 

Island Cafe Restaurant will be closed tomorrow, Wednesday. They will assess the weather for Thursday & Friday.



The City of Everglades City, by Resolution NO. 2022-12, has declared a State of Emergency.

9/23/2022Governor Ron DeSantis Declares State of Emergency for 24 Counties, Urges Floridians to Prepare for Impacts from Tropical Depression 9 (

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