KISSIMMEE, Fla., June 2, 2009 – Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) today released its 2009 Osceola Hurricane Handbook, a free comprehensive preparedness guide offered annually to Osceola County residents.
The 40-page handbook has been revised, updated and enhanced by the utility to provide residents with the most current and up-to-date information available. The guide includes information on emergency shelters, evacuation routes, generator safety and power outage restoration as well as helpful telephone numbers, a disaster supplies checklist and a hurricane tracking chart.
The handbook can be downloaded from KUA’s website at www.kua.com/hurricane.
Printed copies of the handbook will be available, beginning June 12, in the lobby of KUA’s customer service center, located at 1701 W. Carroll Street in Kissimmee.
To receive a copy of the printed handbook by mail, residents should contact KUA at (407) 933-9838 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Founded in 1901, KUA (www.kua.com) is Florida’s sixth largest community-owned utility providing electric and telecommunication services to 62,000 customers in Osceola County, Fla.
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Chris M. Gent