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Posted on: September 7, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Shelters Opened September 7 and Davie Provides Transportation for Residents To Shelter

Shelters Open

Hurricane Irma Advisory #8

Broward County opened 14 shelters across the county today, September 7, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. The shelters will include Special Needs Shelters, General Population Shelters and a Pet Friendly Shelter.

The Town will offer free bus transportation for Davie residents living in mobile homes to a designated Broward County shelter. Transportation will be available on Thursday, September 7, 2017 from 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. or until weather conditions permit.  The buses will run on a continuous cycle for the duration of the pickup.

The General Population Shelters are:

Coconut Creek Lyons Creek Middle School
4333 Sol Press Blvd.
Coconut Creek, 33073

Coconut Creek Monarch High School
5050 Wiles Rd.
Coconut Creek, 33073

Coral Springs Coral Glades High School
2700 Sportsplex Dr.
Coral Springs, 33065

Davie Fox Trail Elementary School
1250 Nob Hill Rd.
Davie, 33324

Fort Lauderdale Rock Island Elementary
 2350 N.W. 19th Street
 Fort Lauderdale, 33311

 Fort Lauderdale Atlantic Technical (Arthur Ashe)

1701 N.W. 23rd Ave.
Fort Lauderdale, 33311

Pembroke Park Watkins Elementary School
3250 S.W. 52nd Ave.
Pembroke Park, 33023

Lauderdale Lakes Park Lakes Elementary School
3925 N. State Rd. 7
Lauderdale Lakes, 33319

 Miramar Everglades High School
17100 S.W. 48 Court
 Miramar, 33027

Miramar New Renaissance Middle School
10701 Miramar Blvd.
Miramar, 33025

 Pembroke Pines West Broward High School
500 N.W. 209 Ave.
 Pembroke Pines, 33029

Plantation Elementary School
651 N.W. 42nd Ave.
Plantation, 33317

Pompano Beach High School
600 N.E. 13 Ave.
Pompano Beach, 33060

Weston Falcon Cove Middle School
4251 Bonaventure Blvd.
Weston, 33332 

The Pet Friendly Shelter location is:
Millennium Middle School/Challenger Elementary School Campus
5803 NW 94th Ave.
Tamarac, 33321
(Not a general population shelter)

Those who are evacuating to a special needs shelter are reminded to:

  • Place identification labels on any medical support equipment such as wheelchairs, walkers and nebulizers.
  • Bring all prescription and non-prescription medications
  • Have a Personal Support Network contact list which includes phone numbers of family members and friends.
  • Personal Information Card with health information including insurance policy numbers, hospital preference, current medications and medical condition.

General Shelter Information:

Residents who choose to evacuate to a shelter are reminded that shelter only provides 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 (none will be provided) 
  • 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 
  • Cash, traveler's checks 
  • Important documents 

Service animals are permitted in General Population Shelters so long as the pet meets the requirements under Federal law. Visit ADA Requirements for Service Animals for additional information. The Pet Friendly Shelter is available for residents owning pets that are not considered a service animal that live in evacuation areas or mobile homes. Pre-registration is required. Please note, owner access to pets may be limited at times during the emergency. Owners will be sheltered at Challenger Elementary School. Pets will be sheltered at Millennium Middle School. Facilities are adjacent. To register, call the Humane Society at 954-989-3977.


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