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Shelter openings for Nate

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There are several locations along the Gulf Coast which will serve as refuge for anyone seeking shelter from Tropical Storm Nate.

Four emergency shelters will open at 10 a.m. tomorrow morning (Sat., Oct. 7) for residents of Mobile County who do not feel safe staying in their own homes. Residents who live in areas prone to flooding or storm surges and those living in mobile homes take advantage of sheltering in a safe location. One of the shelters is a special needs medical shelter.


An evacuation shelter is open at Dauphin Island Methodist Church
302 Key Street
Dauphin Island

 Residents are encouraged to take advantage of the shelter. 

Collins-Rhodes Elementary School
5110 St. Stephens Road
Eight Mile, AL

North Mobile Middle School
1950 Salco Road
Axis, AL

Theodore High School
6201 Swedetown Road
Theodore, AL

The specials medical needs shelter is:
Burns Middle School
6175 Girby Road
Mobile, AL

Those using the medical needs shelter must have one of the following conditions: Alzheimer's Dependent on oxygen or life support – must bring Chemotherapy, Stage 4 

Patients should bring: A caretaker if they have one; Medical supplies and equipment; Prescription medicines; Nonperishable dietary foods.

Residents are reminded to bring: Snacks Medicines Sleeping bags or blankets Extra clothing Lightweight folding chairs or cots Personal items including books and toys A radio with personal earphones Infant necessities Important papers, including insurance documents A valid ID Cash (secured) Cell phone (charged) 

Prohibited items include: Alcoholic beverages, weapons, tobacco products and pets.

Shelters are for Mobile residents with no other option for shelter or evacuation. 

Pet Shelter:

There's also a pet shelter open in Mobile County. The SPCA Mobile Pet Shelter will take pets from 9 a.m. Saturday until 3 p.m. You can only bring them if you are going to a shelter yourself.  It's located on Zeigler Circle West.. 

Be sure to bring a crate, collar, leashes, food and whatever toys they will need. The shelter will close shortly after the shelter you are staying in closes.


Baldwin County Coliseum at 9477 Fairground Road in Robertsdale is a "shelter of last resort," officials said.

Pet Friendly Shelter
Molino Park Elementary School
899 Highway 97

Special Needs Shelter
West Florida High School Buildings 9, 25 and 26
2400 Longleaf Drive

General Population Shelters:
Jim Bailey Middle School, 4110 Bauer Road 
Pensacola Bay Center, 201 E. Gregory Street
Marie Young/Wedgewood Community Center, 6405 Wagner Road

Vancleave 361:

Central Jackson County Shelter
5500 Ballpark Road
Vancleave, Miss.

St. Martin 361:
West Jackson County Shelter
13000 Walker Road
St. Martin, Miss.

East Central 361:
East Jackson County Shelter
18413 Hwy. 613


D'Iberville High School
Saucier Lizana Shelter
County Farm Shelter
Lobouy Rd. Shelter
West Harrison High School



Benndale Storm Shelter; 5207 Hwy. 26
Agricola Storm Shelter; 3161 Cooks Corner Rd.


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