Town of Sullivan's Island
Living on a coastal barrier Island, it is important all residents remain prepared for potential emergency situations that may require evacuation, including hurricanes (Season runs from June 1st - November 30th), earthquakes, tsunamis, floods & fires.
There are many agency brochures and checklists at Town Hall to help you get prepared for a variety of emergency situations. Town Hall -2050-B Middle Street; Phone (843) 883-3198.
The Town hopes the following tools will help residents get started making their plans.
Sign up for Town's emergency alert system - Nixle
Receive safety related digital alerts (emails and text messages)
HURRICANE SEASON: June 1st - November 30th
Hurricane Hugo (Cat 4)
Landfall: Sullivan's Island, September 21, 1989
("Eye" of storm passed over Island at midnight)
1989 - 2015
26th Anniversary of Hurricane Hugo
ARE YOU PREPARED?
TOOLS TO HELP RESIDENTS GET PREPARED
This could be your elderly neighbor living alone or with family residing off-Island
This could be a family with a special needs person in it.
This could be a person with mobility issues or a long-term illness
The Town stands ready to provide extra assistance with emergency preparedness, in the event of a big fire or with an Island-wide evacuation. We need help keeping our list updated.
Thank you for helping us help your neighbor!
5. Resident Only Re-entry Stickers
Sticker decals for resident re-entry after an evacuation are available at Town Hall (1610 Middle Street). These stickers are for residents and property owners ONLY, not visitors, guests or extended family members.
OTHER RESOURCES & LINKS
REGISTER FOR "ALERT CHARLESTON COUNTY"
NOAA'S NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE