Bay County Florida Business Leaders Talk Emergency Preparedness

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BAY COUNTY, Fla.

Sixty business and community leaders around Bay County with all different backgrounds came to the Emergency Operations Center for the same reason.

The Bay County Chamber of Commerce held a Disaster Preparedness Seminar Tuesday morning.

Mark Bowen, the Chief of Emergency Services, along with other staff at the EOC, reminded businesses to prepare for an emergency like a fire, flood, tornado or hurricane.

Studies show 25 percent of businesses never reopen following a disaster.

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