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Miami-Dade County opening additional shelters

MIAMI (September 08, 2017)

Miami-Dade County has opened three additional shelters for residents who wish to relocate.  They are:  

Facility Name

Address

City/Neighborhood

Zip Code

Hialeah Gardens Senior

11700 Hialeah Gardens Blvd.

Hialeah Gardens

33018

Barbara Goleman Senior

14100 NW 89 Ave.

Miami Lakes

33018

Hialeah Middle School

6027 E 7 Ave.

Hialeah

33013

Miami-Dade County has already opened the following shelters yesterday.

Facility Name

Address

City/Neighborhood

Zip Code

 Miami Carol City Senior

 3301 Miami Gardens Dr.

 Miami Gardens

 33056

 Miami Central Senior

 1781 NW 95 St.

 Miami

 33147

 North Miami Senior

 13110 NE 8th Ave.

 North Miami

 33161

North Miami Beach Senior

1247 NE 167 St.

North Miami Beach

33162

Any residents evacuating to a shelter need to be bring their own supplies, such as medicine, water, food and bedding for approximately three to five days.

Please be advised the following shelters are at capacity and cannot accept any more evacuees.

Facility Name

Address

City/Neighborhood

Zip Code

Felix Varela Senior

15255 SW 96 St.

West Kendall

33196

TERRA Environmental

 11005 SW 84 St.

 Miami

 33173

Pet Friendly Shelter

10901 Coral Way

Miami

33165

South Miami Senior

6856 SW 53 St.

South Miami

33155

Miami-Dade Transit buses will be providing service to shelters until 10:00 p.m. tonight.  To find the nearest bus pick-up location go on-line to www.miamidade.gov/emergency or call the 311 Contact Center.

All residents are advised to remain calm and to stay tuned to radio and television broadcasts, as well as the official social media channels for Miami-Dade County for further advisories. As a reminder, shelters are to be a last resort. Those residents who are evacuating should first try to arrange to stay in the homes of friends or family who live outside of evacuation areas.

All residents not located in an evacuation area should complete actions to protect their homes and seek safe shelter.

Miami-Dade County residents needing weather and storm information should monitor radio and television stations.  Residents may access official Miami-Dade County emergency information at www.miamidade.gov/emergency, call the 311 Contact Center or follow us @MiamiDadeCounty on Twitter and Facebook.