Shelter and transportation set up for Hyde residents

Published 1:27 pm Wednesday, September 4, 2019

For residents of Hyde County who are evacuating and need a place to go, a shelter has been set up in Jackson.

The general population shelter for evacuees from Hyde is located at Northampton opened and started accepting evacuees at noon on Wednesday, September 4. Pets are allowed at this shelter. 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.

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Hyde Transit will be assisting those who need aid with evacuation transportation.  Arrive at the designated stop at least 15 minutes before the scheduled departure time.  The transportation schedule is as follows:

Evacuation Route 1 – Thursday, September 5

10 a.m. – Departs Davis Ventures

10:30 a.m. – Departs Mattamuskeet High School

11 a.m. – Departs O.A. Peay School

11:30 a.m. – Departs Scranton Post Office

Noon – Departs Mount Olive Church

Evacuation Route 2 – Thursday, September 5

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, call Hyde Transit at 252-926-1637. For the last transportation assistance departure, call Hyde Transit by noon on Thursday, September 5.

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.



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