Hurricane Shelter Information

Radar Image of Hurricane Hermoine – Formed‎: ‎August 28, 2016 Dissipated‎: ‎September 8, 2016

Shelters are projected to open sometime between noon on Sunday and noon Monday.

The shelter list is available at However, depending on when you last checked the web site, it may take some time to refresh. See below for initial list of shelters.

-TD Taylor Middle/High, 100 E. Washington Ave, Pierson
DeLand High, 800 N Hill Rd, DeLand
– University High School, 1000 W Rhode Island Ave, Orange City
– Mainland High School, 1255 W. Intl Speedway Blvd, Daytona Beach
– Sweetwater Elementary, 5800 Victoria Gardens Blvd, Port Orange

Special Needs Shelter: Assists evacuees with disabilities or functional medical needs. This is a Pet Friendly shelter for Special Needs persons only. Evacuees and their service animals will remain in the same location.
– Atlantic High, 1250 Reed Canal Rd, Port Orange
– Creekside Middle, 6801 Airport Rd, Port Orange
– Freedom Elementary, 1395 S. Blue Lake Avenue, DeLand
– Galaxy Middle, 2400 Eustace Ave, Deltona
– Palm Terrace Elementary, 1825 Dunn Avenue, Daytona Beach
– Pride Elementary, 1100 Learning Lane, Deltona

Pet Friendly: People and pets are housed in separate locations at the shelter
– Hinson Middle,1860 N. Clyde Morris Blvd, Daytona Beach
– Pine Ridge High, 925 Howland Blvd, Deltona
– River Springs Middle, 900 West Ohio Ave, Orange City

People & Pet Shelter: People and pets are house in the same location – Fairgrounds only
– Volusia County Fairgrounds, 3150 W. State Rd 44, DeLand

What to Bring to a Shelter

Evacuees may need to stay at a shelter for 24 to 72 hours during an emergency. Since space is limited, only take essential items. Avoid bringing valuables; shelters are not responsible for lost or stolen items.

Items include:

Special dietary food, snacks or comfort food, water or other non-alcoholic beverages
Bedding: pillow, blanket, etc. – general population shelters do not provide cots, so a comfortable beach chair and sleeping pad are recommended
Ear plugs
Extra clothing.
Medications and medical supplies.
Oxygen supplies or arrange with your oxygen company to deliver to the designated SpNS oxygen shelter.
Toiletry items.
Flashlight and batteries.
Diapers, infant and elderly/disabled necessities.
Time occupier such as books, magazines, games or cards.
If you only have minutes to pack, grab these items:

Medical supplies: prescription medications, eyeglasses and dentures.
Disaster supplies: flashlight, batteries, radio, first aid kit, bottled water
Clothing and bedding: a change of clothes and a sleeping bag or bedroll and pillow for each household member
Car keys and keys to the place you may be going (friend’s or relative’s home)

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