Emergency Info

 

Emergency Guidelines


The following are some useful tips and links to help residents prepare for emergency situations.

 

City of Archer Public Service Announcement Line - (352) 353-4841. Call here to receive information during emergencies to receive specific information about Archer.

 

 

 

Area Shelters

Alachua County Emergency Management
352-264-6500


 

  • Alachua Elementary, 13800 NW 152nd Place, Alachua
  • Mebane Middle School, 16401 NW 140th St., Alachua
  • Santa Fe High School, 16331 U.S. 441, Alachua
  • W. W. Irby Elementary, 13505 NW 140th St., Alachua
  • Archer Community School, 14533 SW 170th St., Archer
  • Bishop Middle School, 1901 NE 9th St., Gainesville
  • Buchholz High School, 5510 NW 27th Ave., Gainesville
  • Duval Elementary, 2106 NE 8th Ave., Gainesville
  • Eastside High School, 1201 SE 43rd St., Gainesville
  • Foster Elementary, 3800 NW 6th St., Gainesville
  • Fort Clarke Middle School, 9301 NW 23rd Ave., Gainesville
  • Gainesville High School, 1900 NW 13th St., Gainesville
  • Glen Springs Elementary, 2826 NW 31st Ave., Gainesville
  • Hidden Oak Elementary, 9205 NW 23rd Ave., Gainesville
  • Holland Law Center UF
  • Idylwild Elementary, 4601 SW 20th Terrace, Gainesville
  • Finley Elementary, 1912 NW 5th Ave., Gainesville
  • Kanapaha Middle School, 5005 SW 75th St., Gainesville
  • Kimball Wiles Elementary, 4601 SW 75th St., Gainesville
  • Lake Forest Elementary, 4401 SE 4th Ave., Gainesville
  • Lawton Chiles Elementary, 2525 Schoolhouse Road, Gainesville
  • Lincoln Middle School, 1001 SE 12th St., Gainesville
  • Littlewood Elementary, 812 NW 34th St., Gainesville
  • Metcalfe Elementary, 1205 NE 18th St., Gainesville
  • Norton Elementary, 2200 NW 45th Ave., Gainesville
  • Prairie View Elementary, 1700 SE 35th Ave., Gainesville
  • Rawlings Elementary, 3500 NE 15th St., Gainesville
  • Westwood Middle School, 3215 NW 15th Ave., Gainesville
  • Williams Elementary, 4601 SW 75th St., Gainesville
  • Talbot Elementary, 5701 NW 43rd St., Gainesville
  • Santa Fe Community College, 3000 NW 83rd St., Gainesville
  • Terwilliger Elementary, 301 NW 62nd St., Gainesville
  • Hawthorne High School, 21403 SE 69th Ave., Hawthorne
  • Shell Elementary, 21633 SE 65th Ave., Hawthorne
  • Spring Hill Middle School, 1015 North Main St., High Springs
  • Newberry Elementary, 25705 SW 15th Ave., Newberry
  • Newberry High School, 400 SW 258th St., Newberry
  • Oak View Middle School, 203 SW 250th St., Newberry
  • Little Hall UF
  • Newins-Ziegler Hall UF
  • Norman Hall UF
  • Reitz Union UF
  • Weil Hall UF
  • Weimer Hall UF
  • Turlington Hall UF
  • Waldo Community School, 150 NW Line Ave., Waldo
  • Supplies you should have on hand:

  • Water- One Gallon Per Person per day, at least a 7 day supply
  • Food - Ready-to-eat canned meats, fruits, and vegetables
  • High-engergy foods: Peanut Butter, jelly, crackers, granola bars, trail mix
  • Food for infants, elderly people or special diet needs
  •     Tools, Supplies:
  • Paper cups, plates , plastic utensils
  • Battery opated radio or TV, extra batteries
  • Flashlights
  • Fully Charged cell phone, extra batteries
  • First Aid Kit
  • Cash, Traver's checks, change
  • Manual Can opener, utility knife
  • Matches in a waterproof container
  • Insect Repellent
  • Aluminum foil, plastic storage containers
  • Signal Flare
  • Paper, pencil, needles, thread, medicine dropper
  • Shut-off wrench
  • Whistle
  • Location of local shelters
  • Plastic Sheeting

  • Sanitation

  • Toilet Paper, towelettes, soap, liquid detergent, feminine supplies, personal hygene items, plastic garbage bags, garbage bag ties
  • Clothing and Bedding Supplies

  • Extra clothing, sturdy shoes/boots, rain gear, hats, supplies, blankets, sleeping bags
  • Documents

    Keep your records in a wateproof, portable container:
  • Will, insurance policies, contracts, deeds, stocks, bonds, passports, social security cards, immunization records, bank account numbers, credit card numbers, inventory of valuable household goods, important telephone numbers, family records- birth, marriage and death certificates.
  • Links for more information:

  • American Red Cross
  • National Weather Service
  • Lightning Safety

  • Lightning Tips from the National Weather Service
  • If you can hear thunder, you are close enough to the storm to get struck by lightning
  • If you are outside with others, stay at least 15 feet apart from them so the lightning won't travel between you if you are hit
  • Make yourself the smallest possible target, squat with your hands on your knees and your head tucked
  • Hurricane Ready

  • Develop evacuation plan in advance, including routes and shelters
  • Find out if the shelter you have chosen allows pets
  • Create a family disaster supply kit: Battery Operated radio, flashlights, first aid kit, non-perishable food items, 3 day    water supply, non-electric can opener, medicines, cash and credit cards
  • Teach children to call 911 in case of an emergency
  • Know the proper way to protect your home during a storm
  • Pre-measure plywood panels to use when boarding your home's windows before a storm hits
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