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.
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.