Fri, August 30, 2019
Dear West Orange Chamber Members,
Don’t panic, PREPARE, try to help others around you and of course, remember patience.
Please be safe, West Orange Chamber Team
Duke Energy customers can visit www.duke-energy for storm and outage information.
Text REG to 57801 to receive outage alerts (Standard text and data charges may apply)
Text OUT to 57801 to report an outage (Standard text and data charges may apply)
Duke Energy social media outlets:
Facebook: Duke Energy
OUC customers are encouraged to visit www.ouc/com/stormcenter for storm preparation tips and outage information.
Text REG to 69682 to receive outage alerts (Standard text and data charges may apply)
Text OUT to 69682 to report an outage (Standard text and data charges may apply)
OUC social media outlets:
Orange County: The most current Hurricane Dorian information is available at
This website houses all updates issued by Orange County including but not limited to sandbags, safety and recovery information.
311 is the best resource during a storm for assistance with non-emergency flooding, debris, downed trees, traffic matters, road conditions and animal or neighborhood concerns. You can reach 311 by dialing the numbers 311 from your mobile or landline phones, or by calling 407-836-3111.
For any emergencies, please dial 911.
Orange County's Emergency and Information Apps (OCFL Alert, OCFL News & OCFL 311 - all free on Apple and Android devices) : www.ocfl.net/apps
Storm Preparedness: www.ocfl.net/storm
Emergency Medical Information: www.ocfl.net/EmergencyMedical
Orange County's Social Media: https://newsroom.ocfl.net/social-media
Social Media Live Updates
Yard Waste: Prior to the storm, Orange County residents can take their yard waste to various landfill sites (www.ocfl.net/WasteSites) and follow there guidelines as provided.
Emergency Debris Removal: After the storm has passed, Orange County has developed a plan to assist private/gated communities where debris removal is necessary. The County may not remove vegetative debris from private/gated communities because they are private property. Orange County's plan consists of four options for debris removal. Visit our Emergency Debris Removal page for details
To Register to receive emergency alerts and other public safety notifications in your community. https://apps.floridadisaster.org/alertflorida/
City of Winter Garden:
City of Ocoee:
Town of Oakland:
Town of Windermere:
City of Orlando:
Orlando Emergency Management: (407) 246-4357
To get up to date information on what is happening in our area:
Other helpful resources:
Download the FEMA app to your phone.
Florida State Assistance: (800) 342-3557
From the U.S. Chamber
Resilience in a Box—Resource guide based on best practices designed to help educate business leaders on disaster preparedness and business resilience. This tool is available in Spanish as well and includes a Top 20 Tips that businesses can do now in advance of the storm.
Disaster Recovery Quick Guides—made possible by Shell, has tailored tips in English for small businesses and chambers looking to prepare and recover.