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Posted on: September 7, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Shelters Opened September 7, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. and Davie Provides Transportation for Residents

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 Sheltersand a Pet Friendly Shelter.

The Town will
free bustransportation for Davie residents living in mobile
homes to a designated Broward County shelter. Transportation will be availableon 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 forthe duration of the pickup.

General Population Shelters are:

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

CoconutCreek Monarch High School
5050 Wiles Rd.
Creek, 33073

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

Davie Fox TrailElementary School
1250 Nob Hill Rd.
Davie, 33324

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

Fort Lauderdale Atlantic Technical (Arthur Ashe)

1701 N.W. 23rd Ave.
FortLauderdale, 33311

Park Watkins Elementary School

3250 S.W. 52nd Ave.
PembrokePark, 33023

Lakes Park Lakes Elementary School

3925 N. State Rd. 7
LauderdaleLakes, 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 ElementarySchool
651 N.W. 42nd Ave.
Plantation, 33317

Pompano Beach High

600 N.E. 13 Ave.
PompanoBeach, 33060

Weston Falcon
Cove Middle School

4251 Bonaventure

Weston, 33332 

Pet Friendly Shelter location is:

Millennium MiddleSchool/Challenger Elementary School Campus
5803 NW 94th Ave.
Tamarac, 33321
(Not a generalpopulation 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 thatshelter 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

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

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