Broward County Shelter And Evacuation Information

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(CBS4) – Broward County is urging residents to familiarize themselves of the 14 designated hurricane shelter locations  in case of an emergency.

All of the locations selected as shelters have been built with safety standards or have been retrofitted to serve as shelters.

In addition to these 14 shelters, the American Red Cross and Broward County Humane Society are operating a pet-friendly shelter that is available for residents with pets who either live in an evacuation zone or mobile home in Broward County; however,  pre-registration is required due to limited space.

To pre-register, you must bring the following with you in person to the Humane Society, 2070 Griffin Road, (one block west of I-95) Fort Lauderdale, from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday:

Valid proof of residence in an evacuation area (including mobile home residents) such as an electric, water, or cable bill. A driver’s license is not sufficient proof.

Valid proof of rabies vaccination and county animal license tag for your pets.

The name, address, and phone number of your veterinarian.

A current photo of the pets you are planning to bring to the shelter. These photos will be attached to your registration. They will not be returned.

Call (954) 989-3977 or go to www.humanebroward.com for more information.

Shelters

  • Lyons Creek Middle School
    4333 Sol Press Blvd.,
    Coconut Creek 33073
  •  Coral Glades High School
    2700 Sportsplex Dr,
    Coral Springs 33065
  • Monarch High School
    5050 Wiles Road,
    Coconut Creek 33073
  •  Pompano Beach High School
    1400 N. E. 6th St.,
    Pompano Beach 33060
  •  Park Lakes Elementary School
    3925 N. State Road 7,
    Lauderdale Lakes 33319
  •  Rock Island Elementary/
    Arthur Ashe Middle School

    1701 N. W. 23rd Ave.,
    Fort Lauderdale 33311
  •  Plantation Elementary School
    651 N. W. 42nd Ave.,
    Plantation 33317
  •  Fox Trail Elementary School
    1250 Nob Hill Road,
    Davie 33324
  •  Falcon Cove Middle School
    4251 Bonaventure Blvd.,
    Weston 33332
  •  Silver Trail Middle School
    18300 Sheridan St.,
    Pembroke Pines 33331
  • New Renaissance Middle School
    10701 Miramar Blvd.,
    Miramar 33025
  •  Watkins Elementary School
    3520 S. W. 52nd Ave.,
    Pembroke Park 33023
  •  Everglades High School
    17100 SW 48 Court,
    Miramar, FL 33027
  •  West Broward High School
    500 NW 209 Avenue,
    Pembroke Pines, FL 33029
  • Pet-Friendly Shelter
    Millennium Middle School
    5803 NW 94th Ave., Tamara

Emergency bus services will be made available for all residents living in an evacuation zone.

Once an evacuation order is given from the County Administrator all Broward County Transit (BCT) bus operations will end normal service and begin its evacuation plan. All regular bus stops along A1A and Federal Highway will serve as pick-up points for evacuees.

In the case of a category 1 or 2 hurricane (Evacuation Plan A), buses will pick up along A1A. In a category 3 or higher (Evacuation Plan B), bus pick-up points will include both A1A and Federal Highway bus stops.

All buses will be marked “Emergency Evacuation” on the head sign and those evacuating the area can flag down any BCT bus for pick-up.

Transportation services will be provided for persons with disabilities by the Broward County Transit Paratransit Services. Pre-registration is required. To pre-register contact the Broward County Human Services Department at (954) 357- 6385 (TTY 954- 357- 5608).

Evacuation services will continue for as long as weather permits, for more information on BCT emergency services Click here

In the event of an evacuation order, monitor news reports or call the Broward County Hurricane Hotline, (954) 831-4000 or 311 for specific shelter openings.

For information on emergency preparedness visit the Broward County Emergency Management website.

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