In future weather emergencies, information regarding school operations coming directly from the school district office will be available from five sources:

  • Emergency Information Hotline – 1-888-994-NEWS (6397) for updates in English, Spanish, and Creole.
  • School District Website –, or follow us on Twitter or Facebook.
  • The Education Channel – Comcast, cable 99.
  • School Messenger – parents and staff can expect to receive an automated phone message containing vital school closing and re-opening information.
  • Blast Emails – subscribers of iNews will receive emergency information updates. To subscribe, visit and click on the “Send us your email address” icon on the home page.

Be Prepared

Hurricane Preparedness in Collier County (YouTube video)
Provided by the Collier County Sheriff's Office. Collier County Sheriff Kevin Rambosk explains how Collier County residents can get prepared for this hurricane season.

WINK-TV Hurricane Central
Insurance tips, hurricane kits, shelter information & lots more

Create a personalized Family Disaster Plan
Provided by the Florida Division of Emergency Management

Hurricane Supply List
Suggested by the Collier County Government's Emergency Management.

Family Disaster Plan
Provided by the American Red Cross

reminderSend a list of friend's and neighbor's telephone numbers and copies of important papers, such as insurance papers, to family members in a city or location out of harm’s way (outside of the State of Florida). For more tips like this, see the links in this section.

Hurricane Evacuation Kit
Provided by FEMA

Hurricane Preparedness
Provided by The National Hurricane Center

Collier County All Hazards Guide
Provided by Collier County Emergency Management

Prevention Power - How to Reduce Disaster Damage
Provided by FEMA

Collier County Pet Shelter Registration
Provided by Collier County Domestic Animal Services in conjunction with the Collier County Bureau of Emergency Services

What to Do

School is Closed ~ Now What?
(Spanish) (Creole)
Ideas for parents to keep children focused on learning. Provided by Collier County Public Schools.

Weather radios and portable digital televisions
Provided by WINK-TV

What to do during a hurricane
Provided by FEMA

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Watch online webisodes of The Education Channel's programming

Classroom lessons on Class Act

Read aloud stories on Storytime

Watch The Education Channel online


Stay Informed

Collier County Government - Emergency Management

Collier County Public Schools

In the event of school closings Collier County Public Schools emergency information will be available on:

En caso del cierre de las escuelas, la informacion de emergencia estará disponible en nuestra:

  • Linea informativa de telefono (hotline) en las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Collier 1-888-99-4NEWS (1-888-994-6397)

Si ta gen yon evenman kote lekòl yo oblije fèmen, enfòmasyon dijans pou Lekòl Piblik Collier County yo pral a dispozisyon ou nan:

  • Information Hotline 1-888-99-4NEWS (1-888-994-6397)

National Hurricane Center
Part of the National Weather Service (NWS)

Shelters & Evacuation Routes in Collier County
Provided by the Collier County Government's Emergency Management.

WINK News Hurricane Central

The Weather Channel