According to a statement from the Marco Island Police Department, in anticipation of Hurricane Irma, the City of Marco Island has declared a State of Emergency.
Collier County has not made a decision regarding mandatory evacuation or opening shelters at this time. We will keep you informed should this occur.
As Marco Island is a flood zone and a mandatory evacuation area during a tropical storm or similar event, there are no shelters on the island.
Collier County is receiving some pre-staged assets from the Florida National Guard and other entities.
For more information:
Collier County Information Hotline: 239-252-8444.
Collier County Special Needs: 239-225-8809.
Emergency News Bulletins – Irma: www.cityofmarcoisland.com/index.aspx?page=571