Evacuation shelter for Hyde County opening in Jackson

Published 10:33 am Wednesday, September 4, 2019

The general population shelter for evacuees from Hyde County is located at Northampton County Cultural and Wellness Center, 9536 NC Highway 305, Jackson, NC 27845.  The shelter will be open and accepting evacuees at noon on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019. Pets are allowed at this shelter. Please bring vaccination records and a kennel if you are traveling with your pets.
Anyone with special medical needs that need to evacuate should contact the EOC at 252-926-3715 for guidance.
Hyde Transit will be assisting those who need aid with evacuation transportation.  Please arrive at the designated stop at least 15 minutes before the scheduled departure time.  The transportation schedule is as follows:
Evacuation Route 1 – Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019
10 a.m. – Departs Davis Ventures
10 a.m. – Departs Mattamuskeet High School
11 a.m. – Departs O.A. Peay School
11:30 a.m. – Departs Scranton Post Office
12 p.m. – Departs Mount Olive Church
Evacuation Route 2  – Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019
2 p.m. – Departs Davis Ventures
2:30 p.m. – Departs Mattamuskeet High School
3 p.m. – Departs O.A. Peay School
3:30 p.m. – Departs Scranton Post Office
4 p.m. – Departs Mount Olive Church
If you have questions about transportation assistance, please call Hyde Transit at 252-926-1637.  For the last transportation assistance departure, please call Hyde Transit by noon on Thursday, September 5, 2019.
The Hyde County Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is now activated and will remain operational throughout the duration of this storm. If you have any concerns or need assistance call the EOC at 252-926-3715.  If you have an emergency call 911.