Residents are urged to familiarize themselves with the locations of the designated General Population Shelters. All of the locations selected as shelters have been built with safety standards or have been retrofitted to serve as shelters.
Locations include:Coconut CreekLyons Creek Middle School 4333 Sol Press Blvd. Coconut Creek, FL 33073
From Lyons Rd & Wiles Rd. Intersection Drive North onto Lyons Rd. Turn Right onto Sol Press Blvd. Total est. time: 3 minutes Total est. distance: 1.98 miles
MiramarNew Renaissance Middle School 10701 Miramar Blvd. Miramar, FL 33025
From Pembroke Rd. & University Dr. Drive Pembroke Rd. West Turn Left on S. Palm Ave./SW 101st Ave. Turn Right onto S.W. 25th St./ Miramar Blvd. Total est. time: 6 minutes Total est. distance: 3.00 miles
Served by BCT bus routes: 5, 28 and 95 Express Pembroke Pines MAP
MiramarEverglades High School 17100 SW 48TH CT Miramar, FL 33027
From I-75, West on Miramar Parkway Turn Left onto SW 172nd Ave. Turn Left onto SW 48th CT/Bass Creek Rd. Total est. time: 4 minutes Total est. dist: 2.10 miles
PlantationPlantation Elementary School 651 N.W. 42nd Ave. Plantation, FL 33317
From Sunrise Blvd. & US 441/State Rd. 7 Intersection Drive South on US 441/State Rd. 7 Turn Right onto N.W. 5th St. Turn Right onto N.W. 42nd Ave. Total est. time: 3 minutes Total est. distance: 1.65 miles Served by BCT bus routes: 18 and 81
Pets In Shelters Service animals are permitted in General Population Shelters so long as the pet meets the requirements under Federal law. Visit ADA Requirements for Service Animals for additional information. However, a Pet Friendly Shelter is available for residents owning pets, not considered a service animal, and are living in evacuation areas or mobile homes. Pre-registration is required, and owners are expected to shelter with their pets and care for them. To register, call the Humane Society at 954-989-3977.
Tamarac Pet-Friendly Shelter OnlyNot a General Population Shelter Millennium Middle School 5803 NW 94th Ave. Tamarac, FL 33321
From Commercial Blvd. & University Drive Intersection Take Commercial Blvd. West Turn Right onto 94th Ave. Make a U-turn at N.W. 93rd Ter. onto 94th Ave. Total est. time: 4 minutes Total est. distance: 1.93 miles