Palm Beach County will open four general population shelters and a pet-friendly shelter for animals only for those residents who reside in Evacuation Zone A beginning at 8:00 AM on Saturday, August 1. Evacuation Zone A is for residents who live in a manufactured/mobile home or sub-standard housing.
The four general population shelters are:
• Lake Shore Middle School: 425 W Canal St. N, Belle Glade
• Palm Beach Gardens High School: 4245 Holly Dr., Palm Beach Gardens
• Palm Beach Central High School: 8499 Forest Hill Blvd., Wellington
• Park Vista High School: 7900 Jog Rd., Lake Worth
• Animals only shelter for residents sheltering at Park Vista High School - West Boynton Recreation Center: 6000 Northtree Blvd., Lake Worth
Shelters will be set up to accommodate social distancing. Families will not have more space, but spaces between families will be larger. Residents should take cleaning items with them including soap, hand sanitizer, disinfecting wipes or general household cleaning supplies to disinfect surfaces.
Residents are strongly urged to shelter in place if it is safe to do so. Those utilizing designated shelters will be screened, temperatures taken and required to wear facial coverings. Facial coverings are required for everyone over the age of 2.