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List of shelters in Broward County

Shelters at public schools to open at 9 p.m.

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MIAMI – Hurricane Matthew prompted plans to open shelters in Broward County on Wednesday evening.

The shelters are available for all residents, especially the homeless population, people in evacuation zones with children, people with special needs and their guardians and people with pets, authorities said. 

Shelters that are now open:

Lyons Creek Middle School, 4333 Sol Press Blvd., Coconut Creek.

Coral Glades High School, 2700 Sportsplex Dr., in Coral Springs.

Monarch High School, 5050 Wiles Road, in Coconut Creek.

Pompano Beach High School, 600 N.E. 13th Ave., Pompano Beach.

Park Lakes Elementary School, 3925 N. State Road 7, Lauderdale Lakes.

Plantation Elementary School, 651 N. W. 42nd Ave., Plantation.

Fox Trail Elementary School, 1250 Nob Hill Rd., in Davie.

Rock Island Elementary and Arthur Ashe Middle School, 1701 NW 23rd Ave., in Fort Lauderdale.

Everglades High School, 17100 SW 52 Ave., in Miramar. 

New Renaissance Middle School, 10701 Miramar Blvd., Miramar.

Watkins Elementary School, 3520 S. W. 52nd Ave., Pembroke Park.

West Broward High School, 500 NW 209 Ave., Pembroke Pines.

Falcon Cove Middle School, 4251 Bonaventure Blvd., in Weston. 

Pet-friendly shelter: Millenium Middle School, 5803 NW 94th Ave., in Tamarac. To be accepted at the shelter, pet owners must have documentation to show the pets are up-to-date on rabies vaccination and licensing. The pets must be crated and pet owners  cannot stay with the animals. 

Service animals are permitted at all shelters so long as the pet meets the requirements under federal law. Visit ADA Requirements for Service Animals for additional information.

 


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