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Posted on: September 2, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Broward County Opens Three General Population Shelters

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Public Information Office. Contact Leona Henry or Sussette Rodriguez at


September 2, 2019





DAVIE, Fla. – Broward County has opened three general population shelters for residents who deem it necessary to evacuate their homes. These openings are not due to any changes in the Hurricane Dorian forecast but to allow residents living in coastal areas, mobile home communities and low-lying areas subject to inland flooding the opportunity to go to a shelter if they will feel safer there.

The open general population shelters are:



Shelter Name


Coconut Creek

Monarch High School

5050 Wiles Road

Fort Lauderdale

Atlantic Technical College/Arthur Ashe Junior Campus

1701 NW 23rd Avenue


Everglades High School (Pet Friendly)

17100 SW 48th Court

The Town is offering free bus transportation for Davie residents living in mobile homes to a designated Broward County shelter. Transportation will be available on Monday, September 2, 2019, now through 7 p.m. or until weather conditions permit. The buses will run on a continuous cycle for the duration of the pickup.

The locations for pickup are as follows: 

  • Orange Park Community Center – 841 S.W. 133rd Avenue
  • Sunshine Village Clubhouse – 13453 S.W. 5th Street
  • Paradise Village Clubhouse – 12850 West S.R. 84
  • Kings Manor -12500 S.R. 84 (Club Area Parking Lot)
  • Rexmere Village – 11300 Rexmere Boulevard
  • Park City Estates – 8640 S.W. 20th Street (by Clubhouse)
  • Park City West – 10550 S.R. 84
  • Everglades Lakes – 2900 S.W. 52nd Avenue
  • Orange Blossom – 6651 S.W. 45th Street
  • Wolf Lake Park – 4633 S.W. 73rd Avenue
  • Ponderosa – 4701 S.W. 73rd Avenue
  • Swaying Palms – 4851 Griffin Road
  • Moonlight Ranch – 4651 Griffin Road
  • Twin Lakes – 3055 S.W. 46th Avenue
  • East Pine Ridge – 4800 S. Pine Island Road
  • Palm Haven -4791 S.W. 82nd Avenue
  • Federation Gardens – 5701 S.W. 82nd Avenue
  • Driftwood Acres – 4800 Griffin Road
  • Riverside – 4600 Griffin Road
  • Stirling Road Mobile Home – 5401 Stirling Road

General Shelter Information:

Residents who evacuate to a shelter are reminded that shelters only provide basic needs and they should bring the following to make their stay more comfortable:

  • Personal hygiene items
  • Bedding such as cots, air mattresses, blankets and pillows for their own use
  • Non-perishable snacks and personal meals
  • Extra change of clothing
  • Personal items (medications, eyeglasses, hearing aid, flashlights, toothbrushes, battery-operated radio, special diet foods, if appropriate)
  • Baby supplies: ample amounts of baby food, formula, juice, diapers and wipes, and a stroller, portable crib or play pen
  • Driver's license, other identification
  • Emergency contacts
  • Important documents

Pet-Friendly Shelter (Everglades High School)

The Everglades High School shelter is a pet-friendly shelter that accepts dogs, cats, domestic birds, rabbits, gerbils, guinea pigs, mice and hamsters. Pre-registration is not required. All pets must be in a carrier/crate and all dogs must have a collar with leash. You must show proof of rabies certificate for dogs and cats. Be prepared to show your pet’s Broward County Registration Tag. Bring all necessary care supplies for your animal, including a supply of food and water, food/water bowls, cat litter and litter box, medicine, cleaning supplies, etc.

Staying Connected:


Media Contact:

Leona Henry, Intergovernmental Affairs Manager

Office: 954-797-1035


Sussette Rodriguez, Public Relations Assistant

Office: 954-797-1102

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