Idalia Press Conference at 10 a.m.

St. Johns County to Hold Press Conference for Hurricane Idalia at 10 a.m.

8:30 a.m. – St. Johns County will hold a press conference at 10 a.m. today in the Emergency Operations Center, 100 EOC Drive, St. Augustine, to discuss the potential impacts of Hurricane Idalia. The press conference will be streamed live on the St. Johns County Emergency Management (SJCEM) Facebook page (

The press conference is scheduled to include:

  • Commissioner Christian Whitehurst, Chair of the Board of County Commissioner
  • Joe Giammanco, Emergency Management Director
  • Sheriff Robert Hardwick
  • Chief Carlos Aviles, City of St. Augustine Fire Department
  • Daniel Carswell, Police Chief, City of St. Augustine Beach

SJCEM encourages the public to stay informed through these options:

  • Sign up for the Alert St. Johns emergency notification system at
  • Register for Nixle Alerts by texting StJohnsEOC to 888777
  • Monitor for all storm-related updates
  • Call the St. Johns County Emergency Management Citizen Information Line at 904-824-5550 with any storm-related questions