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Special Needs Shelter

June 20, 2016

When creating a disaster plan, consider sheltering with friends or family. A safe location with friends and family should be your first choice, but if there are no other options, consider going to a Shelter. If you have a stable, chronic medical condition, or are dependent on electricity to manage your condition, you may qualify for a Special Needs shelter. This video presents information about your evacuation to a Special Needs shelter.