Hurricane Matthew is upon south Florida: Home Depot is out of flashlights, but expecting more later today; a local Publix is out of water; there are long lines at gas stations, turnpike tolls have been removed, and the wind is just beginning to pick up.
For those of you who don’t know the drill – it’s been a while since Hurricane Wilma – there are certain precautions you need to take, things you need to have on hand; as a business owner, there are a few things you need to do, too.
This first edition of the Stafflink Small Business Blog will provide you the information you need: four resources that will help you make sure you get it all done before and after Hurricane Matthew, and a great resource to keep on hand for the future, too.
First, the most recent tracking information on Hurricane Matthew from Wunderground – a user-friendly and up-to-date online resource; second, a South Florida hurricane guide put out by the Sun-Sentinel; third, a business preparation guide from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce; and, lastly, an article about the five things you’ll need to keep on hand.
Use these resources to stay informed, keep safe, and protect your family, your company and employees.