Some shelters are having to close due to impacts from Florence. Please look below for the latest information as things may have changed.
NEW HANOVER COUNTY
One shelter is accepting residents in New Hanover County as of Sunday evening, according to county officials:
County officials also announced that Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Winston-Salem is open as a shelter.
According to officials, Garner High School, Southeast Raleigh High School, and Knightdale High School shelters in Wake County are at capacity.
West Brunswick High School is at full capacity. Residents seeking shelter should go to North Brunswick High School (114 Scorpion Dr. in Leland) or South Brunswick High School (110 Cougar Road in Boiling Spring Lakes)
Residents evacuating to a shelter should bring identification, any needed medications, any needed items like glasses or diapers, clothing for 3-7 days, pillows, toiletries, chargers for cell phones, and books, games or cards. Residents should bring sheets or bedding, and cots and air mattresses if available. Alcohol, illegal substances, and weapons are not permitted.
Dogs and cats are accepted at all Brunswick County shelters. Owners must stay at the shelter as well, and should bring documentation of rabies vaccines, food, any medicines, and any other items necessary for your pets.
Call 910-253-5383 if you need help evacuating.
In Bladen County, the following shelter locations are open:
If you have questions, call 910-862-7809.
In Columbus County, the following schools are open as shelters:
All Columbus County shelters are out of cots so please bring your own bedding and pillows if possible.
If you're a Columbus County resident and need transportation to a shelter, call 910-642-8193 or 910-642-7684.
In Pender County, the following schools are open as shelters:
Here’s a suggested list of items to bring to the Pender shelters:
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