Emergency Shelters


Should an emergency shelter be opened, information will be broadcast over CODE RED, county social media accounts and local media reports.

If you evacuate to a shelter, please plan accordingly by bringing the items below.

Items to Bring with You

  • A list of allergies, medical conditions and medications currently taking
  • At least a three- to five-day supply of medications
  • Change of clothing and footwear
  • Comfort items such as a special blanket, pillow, etc.
  • Contact lenses or an extra pair of glasses
  • Personal entertainment, such as:
    • Books
    • Cards
    • Handheld video games with extra batteries
  • Sanitation supplies including:
    • Personal hygiene supplies
    • Plastic garbage bags
    • Soap
    • Toilet paper
  • Special items for infant, elderly or disabled family members such as:
    • Baby food, walkers
    • Canes
    • Disposable diapers
    • Familiar comfort items