James M. Bennett High School in Salisbury is a hurricane shelter for Wicomico County. (Photo: WBOC)
There are now shelters open across Delmarva for people who have had to evacuate their homes because of Hurricane Sandy.
The shelters are opened at the following locations:
New Castle County
William Penn High School 113 Basin Road New Castle, DE 19720
Middletown High School 120 Silver Lake Road Middletown, DE 19709
Camden-Wyoming Moose Lodge 760 Moose Lodge Road Camden-Wyoming, DE Opening their ballroom now - people should bring own supplies and personal belongings
Dover High School 1 Pat Lynn Drive Dover, DE 19904
Smyrna Middle School 700 Duck Creek Parkway Smryna, DE 19977
Cape Henlopen High School 1250 Kings Highway Lewes, DE 19958
Indian River High School 29722 Armory Road Dagsboro, DE 19939
Milford Middle School 612 Lakeview Avenue Milford, DE 19963
With the exception of Indian River High School, all shelters in Delaware are pet-friendly.
Colonel Richardson High School and the Goldsboro Volunteer Fire Company
Cambridge South Dorchester High School 2475 Cambridge Beltway Cambridge, MD 21613-3680
North Dorchester Middle School 5745 Cloverdale Road Hurlock, MD 21643
Kent County Community Center, Worton
Queen Anne's County
Kent Island High School and Centreville Middle School
Washington High School Old Princess Anne Road Princess Anne, MD 21853
Easton High School 723 Mecklenburg Ave. Easton, MD 21601 (410) 822-4180
James M. Bennett High School 300 East College Ave. Salisbury, MD
This shelter is pet-accommodating.
Stephen Decatur High School, Snow Hill High School and Pocomoke High School.
Pet-friendly shelters: Stephen Decatur Middle School, Animal Control in Snow Hill and Pocomoke High School.
Nandua Middle School 26350 Lankford Highway, Onley
Arcadia Middle School 29485 Horsey Road, Oak Hall
People who stay at an evacuation shelter are recommended to bring the following items for each member of their family:
Prescription and emergency medication
Medical equipment such as a wheelchair/walker, oxygen, etc.
Blankets and sleeping bags
Flashlight with extra batteries
Small board games
Books for entertainment
Specialty snacks and juices for those with dietary restrictions
Baby food and formula
Beach chair or camp chair
Other comfort items
Additionally, special items for children and infants, such as diapers, formulas and toys, should be brought, along with other items for family members who are elderly or disabled. You may not bring illegal drugs, alcoholic beverages, or weapons into the shelter.
Please remember, this is an evacuation shelter and while food and drinks will be provided, other amenities may not be available.
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