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October 11
​Wake County to Open Shelter in Response to Tropical Storm Michael

Due to the anticipated effects of Tropical Storm Michael, Wake County will open an emergency shelter at noon today, Thursday, Oct. 11, at Southeast Raleigh High School, 2600 Rock Quarry Road, Raleigh.

People taking shelter should bring:

  • Prescription medications
  • Items such as eye glasses, contact lens solution, hearing aid batteries, etc.
  • Extra clothing
  • Items for infants/young children, such as formula, diapers, bottles, etc.
  • Cash
  • Identification cards

The shelter is pet friendly. Pet owners should bring all the items they need for their pet’s care, including crates, leashes, pet food, cat litter and pans, etc.

Wake County continues to monitor weather conditions from the Emergency Operations Center.

Wake County residents who have non-emergency questions or issues can contact Wake County at 919-856-7044.

Members of the media who need to contact the Communications Office staff member on duty in the Wake County Emergency Operations Center should call 919-856-7036 or email communications@wakegov.com.


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