|HURRICANE MATTHEW ADVISORY NO. 7
Broward County is opening nine shelters at 9PM today. These include two Special Needs, one for adults and one for children and a Pet Friendly Shelter.
Special Needs shelters are for residents with a managed medical condition or disability who feel they may need a level of care during Hurricane Matthew that may be compromised with power outages if they remain at home.
Residents who have pre-registered for a special needs shelter and/or transportation to the shelter will be contacted directly with specific information as to shelter locations and transportation pick up times. Those residents who are not currently registered for a Special Needs Shelter, and feel that they need assistance, can call the Broward County Emergency Hotline at 311 in Broward or 954-831-4000.
Those evacuating to a special needs shelter are reminded to:
Residents who plan to utilize the pet-friendly shelter should be aware of the following criteria:
The pet-friendly shelter is located at Millennium Middle School, 5803 NW 94th Avenue, Tamarac.
Stay Informed by tuning in to television and radio for up-to-the-minute information and public safety advisories. Information about what you can do to prepare for Matthew can be found by visiting:
For more information on Hurricane Matthew, visit www.broward.org/hurricane or call the Broward County Hurricane Hotline at 954-831-4000. You can also follow Broward County on Twitter @ReadyBroward, subscribe to Broward County Emergency Updates via email and “Like” us on Facebook.com/BrowardEMD.