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Free Rebuilding and Repair Advice Available in Bay and Leon Counties

Release date: 
December 27, 2018
Release Number: 
R4-DR-4399-FL NR 069

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – As Floridians repair or rebuild their homes damaged by Hurricane Michael, FEMA and home improvement stores in Bay and Leon counties are again teaming up to provide free information and literature on making homes stronger and safer.


FEMA specialists will be on hand to answer questions and offer home improvement guidance with proven methods to prevent or reduce damage from future disasters.


Most of the information and the free publications are tailored for do-it-yourself work and general contractors.


Advisors will be available at the following stores:



2101 S Highway 77

Lynn Haven, FL 32444


3221 N. Monroe

Tallahassee, FL 32311


Hours for both locations (local time):

Dec. 27-28 from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. both days

Dec. 29 from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Dec. 31 from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Jan. 2 from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.


Find more information about strengthening property at

FEMA specialists can provide general guidance regarding flood insurance policies and offer technical assistance to aid in recovery.


To get in touch with FEMA, call the Helpline at 800-621-3362 or 800-462-7585 (TTY). Multilingual operators are available. Operators are on duty from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. seven days a week until further notice.




FEMA’s mission: Helping people before, during, and after disasters.

For a list of resources available to individuals and businesses affected by Hurricane Michael, visit

For more Hurricane Michael recovery information, visit

Follow FEMA and the Florida Division of Emergency Management on Twitter at @FEMARegion4 and @FLSERT. You may also visit FEMA and the Division’s Facebook pages at and


Last Updated: 
December 28, 2018 - 07:57