The approaching Hurricane Florence has prompted thousands of people in the Southeastern United States to prepare for its landfall in the next few days. This storm could cause significant damage and flooding in coastal areas, and beyond. North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper has officially declared a state of emergency.

The below information and best practices will help hoteliers and restaurateurs across North Carolina prepare for the coming days and issues that typically arise during a declared emergency.

Quicklinks: Emergency Resources

Follow NC Emergency Management on Twitter and Facebook for updates.
For public disaster information/assistance: 
Call 211 or 888-892-1161
Road condition updates: Call 211 or visit