Photo via City of Orlando
The pre-filled sandbag distribution sites are now open in Orange County. But don't go alone – bring someone along to help.
Orange County Government is encouraging residents to prepare for Hurricane Dorian by distributing pre-made sandbags to residents on Friday, Aug. 30, 2019 and Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019 at various locations.
Orange County residents can visit www.ocfl.net/Storm
for the latest sandbag and storm updates.
At the time of posting, the self-service locations are open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday at these locations:
- Meadow Woods Park, 1751 Rhode Island Woods Cr
- West Orange Rec Center, 309 S West Crown Point Rd
- Barnett Park, 4801 W Colonial Dr
- Bithlo Community Park, 18501 Washington St
Pre-filled sandbags can be found 9 am to 7 pm Friday and Saturday at these locations:
- Zellwood Maintenance Unit, 3400 Golden Gem Rd
- West Orange Maintenance Unit, 644 Beulah Rd
- John Young Maintenance Unit, 4200 S John Young Py
- Taft Maintenance Unit, 11442 Intermodal Wy
- Jay Blanchard Park, 2451 Dean Rd
- Bithlo Maintenance Unit, 18753 Old Cheney Hy
Seminole County residents have to fill their own sandbags, and can find more information at: http://www.seminolecountyfl.gov/departments-services/public-works/roads-stormwater/sbags.stml
A reminder from local guardian angel Sarah Elbadri on Facebook: sandbags are heavy, so bring a friend.
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