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Posted: Friday, May 30, 2014 12:00 pm

Each county handles "special needs" shelters in different ways, but almost all require that you register in advance. For your own protection and peace of mind, register now before a storm threatens.

You can download the applications online or call the county where you live. Here's the contact information:

MANATEE COUNTY: 941-749-3500 EXT 1667 -  www.mymanatee.org
SARASOTA COUNTY: 941-861-5000-  www.scgov.net/emergencyservices
CHARLOTTE COUNTY: 941-833-4000 -  charlottecountyfl.com/emergency/
HARDEE COUNTY: 863-773-6373 - http://www.hardeecounty.net/eoc

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