Florida Department of Corrections Banner, Secretary Mark S. Inch


Press Release

September 29, 2022

Hurricane Ian Update: Thursday, September 29

FDC provides update

TALLAHASSEE, Fla – All Florida Department of Corrections (FDC) correctional institutions in the path of the storm have checked in to FDC’s emergency operations center, which has been operating 24-hrs a day.

All correctional institutions remain secure. No reported injuries to on-duty staff or inmates. All inmates have access to food, water, and safe shelter. Facility damage assessments are ongoing. Phone lines, tablets and kiosks may not be operational due to power outages throughout the state.

For pre-storm information related to preparations and evacuations, click here.


As Florida's largest state agency, and the third largest state prison system in the country, FDC employs 24,000 members, incarcerates 80,000 inmates and supervises nearly 146,000 offenders in the community.

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