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Inland shelter changed, additional buses running Wednesday

Posted September 11, 2018 at 6:06 pm     Category: Emergency News

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County has just been informed by our state partners that the location of the Raleigh shelter has been moved to Knightdale High School, located at 100 Bryan Chalk Lane in Knightdale, NC. The shelter changed while buses were in route to Raleigh.

There will be two additional transportation buses to the Knightdale shelter on Wednesday, September 12. Buses will depart from the New Hanover County Government Center’s west parking lot at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Residents should arrive at 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 a.m. respectively.

This shelter is a pet co-location facility and will accept cats and dogs (no exotic animals). Those seeking emergency shelter should bring their own blankets/pillows, prescription medications and other necessary items. No alcohol, illegal drugs, or weapons are permitted. Pet owners should bring their dog or cat in crates, along with pet food. There will be limited food service available for people seeking shelter.

Learn what to bring to an evacuation shelter on the EmergencyNHC.com website.

Media Information Line: (910) 798-6876

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