Shelters & Locations

  • Codington Elementary School, 4321 Carolina Beach Road
  • Eaton Elementary School, 6701 Gordon Road
  • Emma B. Trask Middle School, 2900 N. College Road
  • Dorothy B. Johnson Elem. School, 1100 McRae Street
  • Noble Middle School, 6520 Market Street

NOTE: Shelters will not be opened simultaneously. Public announcements regarding shelter openings will be made by the Emergency Public Information Center in coordination with the Emergency Operations Center and the American Red Cross.

Shelters will be opened prior to the arrival of a hurricane. If you need to go to a public shelter, you should bring the following items.

  • Non-perishable food supplies
  • Special dietary needs
  • Hand operated can opener
  • Sheets, blankets, pillows, sleeping bags, etc.
  • Clothing - 2 or more changes
  • Flashlight and extra batteries
  • Water
  • Paper plates, cups, utensils
  • Roll of paper towels
  • Box of tissue
  • Medications
  • Toiletry articles
  • Sanitary needs
  • Baby food and formula
  • Diapers (if needed)
  • Books or games

The following items are NOT allowed in a shelter

  • Pets (except for guide dogs)
  • Alcohol
  • Firearms