We at CCMS are thinking of all who are affected by Hurricane Ian. Please review the resources in this directory for local, state, and federal programs to assist in recovery efforts.

CCMS Members who need assistance locating housing, office space, supplies, vehicles, or funding for office damage, or members who can help with any of these, may email details to CCMS or call (239) 435-7727. The private Facebook groups for physicians and practice administrators are also good resources.

Emergency Management:

CCMS Physician Wellness Program
Confidential, convenient, cost-free access to professional psychological services for all CCMS physician members. During Hurricane Ian recovery, these services are also available to non-member physicians in our community (MDs/DOs).

Collier County Bureau of Emergency Services
Ways to help Collier County in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian

Collier Resource Center | (239) 434-2030
Connects you to the agencies that can help

FL’s Emergency Info. for Hurricane Ian
Info. on missing persons, disaster relief funds, emergency shelters, power outages and other critical resources

Red Cross Disaster Distress Helpline | (800) 985-5990

Salvation Army | (239) 775-9447
Financial Assistance: (239) 210-4009 (by appointment only). Housing and Homeless, Food Pantry

State Assistance Information Line (SAIL) | 1(800) 342.3557
Up-to-date information regarding Hurricane Ian

United Way 211 | Dial 211
Partnerships with 37 local nonprofit agencies to get resources where they are needed most during and after crisis

Disaster Mental Health Resources

Collier Cares
Lists a variety of support options including food and supply resources

Business Resources:

CCMS may be able to request funds from AMA to help members with office damage. If you or someone you know had office damage, please reach out so we can gather the data needed to apply for these grants: April Donahue, CCMS Executive Director, 239-435-7727.

IRS Tax Relief
Hurricane Ian victims in FL qualify for tax relief; Oct. 17 deadline, other dates extended to Feb. 15

FL Short Time Compensation for Employers Program | (850) 921-3253
Short-Time Compensation is a temporary alternative work style that will assist employers in keeping their workforce intact.

Post-Disaster Checklist | American Academy of Family Physicians post-disaster checklist

Collier EDO Business Resources
Resources for business affected by Hurricane Ian. A collaboration between the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce and the Collier County Office of Business and Economic Development.

Disaster Assistance – SBA Disaster Loan
Businesses of all sizes located in declared disaster areas, private nonprofit organizations, homeowners, and renters affected by declared disasters

FMA/Emerald Coast Medical Association’s Hurricane Insurance Process Video Series/Transcripts | Beware of predators bearing clipboards | Finances and avoiding scams | Wind vs. flood | Estimates and adjustors | Video Transcripts

Physicians Helping Physicians During Natural Disasters
Office Share Contract Tips

Housing Resources:

FEMA Disaster Assistance/Funding | Download APP: FEMA app (smartphone) | (800) 621-3362 |
Assistance can include grants for temporary housing and home repairs, low-cost loans to cover uninsured property losses, and other programs to help individuals and business owners recover from the effects of the disaster. Transitional Sheltering Assistance (hotel and motel costs)

FloridaHousingSearch.org | 1(877) 428.8844
This free, statewide housing assistance search platform is updated to ensure all listings are accurate and can help you quickly locate an affordable rental property.

State Housing Initiatives Partnership (SHIP)
Recovery assistance available to help with temporary relocation, rental assistance, debris removal, and/or home repairs.

Expedia Emergency Accommodations Module
Expedia provides real-time hotel availability to impacted travelers throughout the state. This module is automatically populated from FL inventory information provided to Expedia.

Crisis Cleanup
Find help cleaning up or help others clean up. Call 800-451-1954

Post Hurricane Ian recovery rebuilding and permitting information

FMA/Emerald Coast Medical Association’s Hurricane Insurance Process Video Series/Transcripts | Beware of predators bearing clipboards | Finances and avoiding scamsWind vs. flood | Estimates and adjustors | Video Transcripts