Emergency Management

In case of an emergency please dial 911
Lafayette County Office of Emergency Management Web Site – https://www.lafayetteso.org/emergency-management.html
The Lafayette County Emergency Management Office is responsible for coordinating the following:

  • Hurricane preparation classes
  • Safety training for schools & civic organizations
  • Public training information
  • Public assistance after floods, fires, tornadoes, hurricanes, etc.
  • Mitigation of hazards and hazardous materials
Here are some important telephone numbers and websites to keep handy during an emergency:

Lafayette County Utilities
• Natural gas emergencies: 1-800-432-4770
Suwanee Valley Electric Cooperative
• To report a power outage or downed lines, call (800)752-0025
• An outage map is available at http://outages.svec-coop.com
Duke Energy
• To report a power outage or downed line, call (800)-228-8485.
An outage map is available at http://outagemap.duke-energy.com/fl/m.html
Rumor Control
• Lafayette County Emergency Management: Call 294-1950.
Helpful websites 
• Lafayette County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page where the latest information will be posted during emergencies.
• National Weather Service: The NWS website at http://weather.gov has links for the latest information on hurricanes, tropical storms.
Other helpful websites
Florida Division of Emergency Management: www.floridadisaster.org.
• National Hurricane Center: www.nhc.noaa.gov.
• Florida Department of Financial Services: www.myfloridacfo.com.
• The National Hurricane Survival Initiative: www.hurricanesafety.org
• American Red Cross: www.redcross.org.

Resolution 2022-11-01 State of Emergency – Tropical Storm Nicole