Indian River County Shelter and Evacuation Information

Hurricane Dorian shelters and evacuations in Indian River County, Florida.
Hurricane Dorian shelters and evacuations in Indian River County, Florida.

Indian River County officials have released shelter and evacuation information.

In conjunction with the School District of Indian River County, the following shelters will open Monday, September 2, 2019 at noon.

Hurricane Shelters:

  • Treasure Coast Elementary, 8955 85th Street – Special Needs Shelter (this shelter only will open at 8:00 AM)
  • Liberty Magnet Elementary, 6580 81st Street – Pet Friendly Shelter
  • Fellsmere Elementary, 50 N. Cypress Street – General Population
  • Sebastian River Middle, 9400 CR 512 – General Population
  • Freshman Learning Center, 1507 19th Street – General Population
  • Oslo Middle School, 480 20th Ave SW – General Population

Mandatory evacuations will begin at 8:00 AM on Monday, September 2, 2019, for all areas east of US Highway 1 including the barrier island. Mandatory evacuations will also include all low lying areas and those in manufactured or substandard housing.

Uber has announced free round trip rides to Florida Shelter locations for those seeking transportation. For more information visit the Uber Hurricane Dorian page.

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