St Lucie County Shelters Hurricane 2018

St Lucie County Shelters Hurricane 2018

Here is a PDF for St Lucie County Hurricane Plan

Here are the shelters that were open last year. We will update will 2018 when we get that info: 
+ C.A. MOORE ELEMENTARY 827 N 29th Street – Fort Pierce
+ FLORESTA ELEMENTARY 1501 SE Floresta Drive – Port Saint Lucie
+ LAKEWOOD PARK ELEMENTARY 7800 Indrio Road – Fort Pierce
+ MORNINGSIDE ELEMENTARY 2300 SE Gowin Road – Port St. Lucie
+ OAK HAMMOCK ELEMENTARY 1251 SW California Blvd. – Port St. Lucie
+ PARKWAY ELEMENTARY 7000 NW Selvitz Road – Port St. Lucie
+ TREASURE COAST HIGH SCHOOL 1000 SW Darwin Blvd. – Port St. Lucie
+ WEST GATE K-8 1050 NW Cashmere Blvd. – Port St.Lucie
+ WINDMILL POINT ELEMENTARY 700 SW Darwin Boulevard. – Port St. Lucie
+ FT. PIERCE CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL 4101 S. 25th. St. – Ft. Pierce
+ SAMUEL GAINES K-8 2250 S. Jenkins Road – Fort Pierce
+ WESTWOOD HIGH SCHOOL 1801 Panther Lane – Ft. Pierce


What to bring to a Hurricane Shelter

  • Water
  • Food
  • Clothing and bedding
  • Personal items
  • Medications
  • First-aid supplies
  • Important papers
  • Miscellaneous items like games, toys, battery powered radios, flashlights, batteries

St Lucie County Special Needs Shelter

We urge you to sign up for the Special Needs Shelter. You can always change your mind.

The Division of Emergency Management and several County Departments in conjunction with the Florida Department of Health at St. Lucie County operate a Special Needs Shelter for individuals who seek shelter from a disaster and need medical assistance. Those who have a medical condition that does not meet requirement for hospital admittance but needs medical assistance can be eligible for the Special Needs Shelter.

This shelter is located at the Havert L. Fenn Center:

2000 Virginia Avenue

Fort Pierce, FL 34982

For additional information on how to register for the Special Needs Program contact the Department of Public Safety (772) 462-8100.


Pet-friendly shelter – We are waiting for confirmation that St Lucie County will have a Pet Friendly Shelter.

Here’s a list of what you need to bring.

Checklist of Supplies To Bring to the Shelter (For your Pet) In addition to the items you need to bring to the shelter for your own comfort please remember to pack the following items for your pet:

 Properly-fitted collar bearing pet’s current license and identification tag

 Leash

 Portable crate/carrier for your pet – large enough to comfortably accommodate your pet with bedding, food/water bowls and litter plan (if applicable)

 Food/water bowls

 A two-week supply of water and pet food in a watertight container

 Up-to-date health records including:  A recent photo of you with your pet  Proof of rabies and county license (it is encouraged that you consult with your individual veterinary health care provider for recommendations about the use of additional vaccines for the optimal immunity for your pet against contagious disease.

 Your pet’s medications – at least a one month supply  For cats: Cat litter pan with cat litter and/or newspapers, litter scoop, and plastic bags for feces disposal

 Toys and healthy treats and towels

 First aid supplies

Checklist of Supplies To Bring to the Shelter (For Yourself)

 Two blankets and a pillow for each person, along with lawn chairs, cots or sleeping bags  Prescription medications and first-aid kit

 Two or three changes of clothing per person

 Special dietary needs, as well as favorite non-perishable snacks

 Battery operated radio, flashlight (extra batteries)

 (Copies of) Important documents such as: Proof of residence, ID, medical history, insurance papers, emergency contact information, tax documents, etc.

 Personal hygiene items, such as: soap, towel, toothbrush/paste, etc.  Small toys, games and books

 Baby supplies, such as: diapers, bottles, formula, etc.



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