Orange County opening shelters for Hurricane Ian

Orange County officials are opening multiple shelters across the area in preparation for Hurricane Ian.

On Wednesday, September 28, the following shelters will be open and operational:

Apopka High School – 8 a.m. – The shelter will house the general population and is pet friendly.

Ocoee High School – 12 p.m. – The shelter is open for the general population, with no pets allowed.

Dr. Phillips High School – 12 p.m. – This shelter will also be open for the general population, with no pets allowed.

Oak Ridge High School – 12 p.m. – This shelter will be open to all and will allow pets.

Timber Creek High School – 12 p.m. – The shelter will house the general population and is pet friendly.

The county’s Emergency Operations Center will be fully staffed, according to county officials.

For more information on shelters, hours of operations, and what to bring, visit the Orange County Shelters webpage.

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