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About Evacuation

If a hurricane evacuation is ordered, residents are encouraged to stay with family members or friends in an inland, non-evacuation area.

Hurricane Evacuation Centers will also be opened, but the Centers should only be considered as a last resort. Additionally, Emergency Bus Pick-Up Sites will be activated to provide public transportation to and from designated Hurricane Evacuation Centers.

If you need to evacuate to a shelter, it is important to bring:

  • Drinking water
  • Snacks
  • Prescription and emergency medications (refrigeration is available for these items only)
  • Bedding; pillows, blankets
  • Personal hygiene items
  • Infant and child care, such as formula, diapers, toys, etc.
  • Extra clothing
  • Cash (in case you are unable to access any immediately after the hurricane)
  • Special items for family members who are elderly or disabled
  • Comfort materials such as books, magazines, cards, etc.

Please note: Service animals are permitted

Back to Top Page Last Edited: Mon Apr 21, 2014 9:46:48 AM
Evacuation Zone Map

Learn more about designated shelter locations and bus pickup points. Click on the image to view the enlarged map.


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