Emergency Contacts for Your Stay On AMI

| June 21, 2024

It is entirely understandable to not want to think about the worst-case scenario, especially when on vacation or trying to relax. Nothing will leave you feeling more helpless than not being prepared during an emergency. So, who should you contact in the case of an emergency on AMI? We have compiled a list to help keep those stressful moments easier to handle and make sure that you and your loved ones stay safe and healthy during your stay on the island. 

Medical Care

Manatee Memorial Hospital |Bradenton

206 Second Street East Bradenton, FL 34208

Tel: (941) 746-5111

Hours : Open 24/7 

Manatee Memorial Hospital is not only the closest hospital to the island, but it is open 24 hours a day and has everything needed to treat your medical concerns. Services and treatments include:

  • Telehealth
  • Emergency Services
  • Heart and Vascular Care
  • Stroke and Cerebrovascular Care
  • Orthopedic and Spine Surgery
  • Radiology
  • Pediatric Sevices
  • & More

MD Now Urgent Care | Bradenton


Monday – Sunday 8:00am – 8:00 pm 

Services at MD include: 

  • Illness & Injury Treatment
  • Physical Exams
  • Medical Procedures
  • Lab Tests & Screenings
  • Immunization & Vaccines
  • Pre-Operative Evaluations
  • Women’s Health Care
  • Virtual Visits

Manatee County EMS is the main provider for emergency medical transport on Anna Maria Island and Manatee County on the Mainland. For more information, visit their website here

Dental Care

Urgent Dental Care | Bradenton

1906 59th Street West Suite C Bradenton FL 34209

Tel: (941) 529-7777


  • Monday- Friday 9:00 am – 9:00 pm  
  • Saturday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm 
  • Sunday 9:00 am – 1:00 pm 

Phone appointments are available 24/7

Urgent Dental Care works with several providers and offers care including:

  • Diagnosis & treatment planning
  • Extractions
  • Cavity treatment
  • Toothache/pain management
  • Re-cement crown
  • Abscesses
  • Root canals
  • Swollen jaw
  • Broken / chip repair

Eye Care

Loose your contacts on vacation? Broke your favorite pair of glasses while exploring the island? Not to worry! There are many wonderful optometrists in nearby beautiful Bradenton that can get you sorted ASAP.

Manatee Family Eye Care | Bradenton

501 Village Green Pkwy Bradenton, FL 34209

Tel:(941) 792-7522


  • Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:30 pm
  • Saturday & Sunday: Closed

Eye Center, Inc.| Bradenton

5106 Manatee Ave W Bradenton, FL 34209

Tel: (941)795-2020


  • Sunday & Monday: Closed
  • Tues-Thurs: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
  • Friday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Saturday: 8:30 – 2:00 pm

Veterinary Care

Island Animal Clinic | Holmes Beach

5343 Gulf Drive, Suite 900, Holmes Beach, Florida 34217

Tel: (941) 778-2445 


  • Monday -Tuesday, Thurs-Friday 8:00 am – 5:30 pm 
  • Wednesday, Saturday & Sunday Closed 

Available services include:

  • Vaccinations & Wellness
  • Surgical Procedures
  • Hospice & Euthanasia
  • Food & Medication


Bradenton Veterinary Emergency | Bradenton Beach 

2910 Manatee Ave W Bradenton, FL 34205

Tel: (941) 748-0202 


  • Monday – Friday 6:00 pm-7:30 am
  • Saturday & Sunday 24 hrs

Services provided include

  • Full Blood Analysis
  • Digital Radiology
  • Emergency Surgery
  • Blood Pressure Monitoring
  • Full Urine Analysis
  • Oxygen Therapy
  • Anti-Venin
  • Complete Anesthesia Monitoring
  • Electrocardiogram
  • Ultrasonography
  • Blood Transfusions
  • Plasma Transfusions
  • IV Fluid therapy

Auto Emergencies 

Car trouble is no fun, and this is doubly true when you are on vacation. Thankfully, AMI is home to some wonderful island-wide public transportation. But if your vehicle needs some TLC to get running and ready for the road again, here are a couple of tow services and mechanics that will help you get behind the wheel again as soon as possible. 

Repair Services

Holmes Beach Auto Service

5333 Gulf Dr. Holmes Beach, FL 34217

Tel: (941) 770-0487


  • Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. 
  • Saturday & Sunday Closed

Holmes Beach Auto Service is a locally owned and operated business that works on foreign and domestic cars. 

Grooms Auto and Repair | Holmes Beach

5608 Marina Dr, Holmes Beach, FL 34217

Tel: (941) 896- 7898


  • Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 
  • Saturday & Sunday: CLOSED

This family-owned and operated auto repair shop just celebrated its 10th anniversary of business on the island. 

Towing Services

Bradenton Towing | Bradenton 

1128 Tamiami Trl, Bradenton, FL 34205

Tel: (941) 877-5432

Hours: Services Available 24/7

Weather Emergencies 

#ManateeReady Information and Emergency Weather Page

If you are staying anywhere on the coast during hurricane season, it is good to have a plan in place. Manatee County has compiled a preparedness guide for everyone staying on the island. The mission of Manatee County Emergency Management is to reduce the loss of life and property and to protect our residents and visitors from all hazards by leading the county in a comprehensive and risk-based emergency management program of mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery. You can sign up for texts & email alerts here to keep up with the most recent information during a storm.

*A note for anyone with a disabled dependent: You must pre-register through the county to receive assistance. You can do that on the Manatee County website here. 

Emergency Weather Shelter Locations

Several shelters are available for residents and visitors alike. Please remember not to evacuate until the local performance announces through the media that a shelter is open. 

Beachside Emergencies

Beach Patrol | Anna Maria Island

Coquina Beach, Cortex Beach, & Manatee Public Beach

Tel: (941) 744-3950

Manatee County, home of Anna Maria Island, has public safety offices for beach control. Should you have an emergency, this division is responsible for emergency response and ordinance enforcement on Coquina Beach, Cortex Beach, & Manatee Public Beach. According to the Manatee County website, “Lifeguards are on duty 365 days a year from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Manatee County Beach Patrol has 11 lifeguard towers spanning three beaches on the gulf side of Anna Maria Island.”

In a time-sensitive or life-threatening emergency dial 9-1-1.

Police & Fire

For any other issues, you can use the non-emergency numbers below. 

City of Anna Maria

Tel:  (941) 747-3011

Bradenton Beach

Tel: (941) 778-6311

Holmes Beach

Tel: (941) 708-5804


  • Manatee County Emergency Management – (941) 748-4501
  • Manatee County Sheriff – (941) 747-3011
  • Florida Power and Light – (800) 468-8243
  • American Red Cross – (941) 792-8686
  • Animal Services – (941) 749-7103
  • Special Needs Registration – (941) 748-4501
  • Deaf Communication TDD Messages – (941) 742-5802

For Easy Access, please print out this easy to use emergency contact list to use during your stay on AMI!

Our top priority is the safety and comfort of our guests. If you have any further questions or concerns during your stay, please do not hesitate to contact the team at Serendipity

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