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)
The Town announces the Sullivan's Island Emergency Notice System (or S.I.R.E.N.S.): a new outdoor voice and sire system. SIRENS will test at 12Noon on the 1st Saturday of each month (test only). Thank you for your patience as the Town tests this new method to alert citizens and guests of future emergencies! (Click Here for Information on SIRENS; Channel 5 News link)
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