News Release: Floridians’ concerns about coming hurricane season spike, amid overlapping COVID-19 pandemic ongoing issues
A majority of Floridians are more concerned than usual about the coming 2020 hurricane season, given the simultaneous continuing issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Nearly all Floridians expressed at least one significant concern – from the strain on first responders and more business closures to damaging hits on the economy, according to a new survey conducted by the statewide hurricane safety initiative, Get Ready, Florida!
2020 Survey: Floridian Preparedness For Storms
A survey of 1,500 Florida residents was fielded on May 21-22, 2020. Respondents were invited to participate through random sampling of the Florida voter file. Results have an estimated margin of error of 2.2% at the 95% confidence level. Get Ready, Florida! is a comprehensive statewide initiative that represents a collaborative coalition among key corporate partners, nonprofit organizations, and industry experts.