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Posted on: September 13, 2018

[ARCHIVED] York County Red Cross Shelters and York County Pet Shelters

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American Red Cross Shelters:

York County shelters will open at noon on Friday, September 14, 2018. Shelters should be used for residents who lack sufficient shelter, or who are concerned about prolonged power outages due to medical needs. Shelter locations are:

Boyd Hill Recreation Center

1165 Constitution Blvd, Rock Hill, SC 29732

Clover First Baptist Church

117 S Main St, Clover, SC 29710

Mt. Holly United Methodist Church

1996 Mt Holly Rd, Rock Hill, SC 29730

Resident who plan to utilize shelter locations should prepare to bring the following items:

  • Bedding
    Personal Toiletries
    Your child’s favorite stuffed animal or blanket
    Your emergency kit

Pet Shelter Information:

York County Animal Control is providing a local temporary pet sheltering program in response to Hurricane Florence at the York County Animal Shelter, 713 Justice Boulevard, York, SC. This program is available to pet owners who are temporary residents of any of the three York County Red Cross shelters. Shelters open at noon on Sept. 14.

In order to shelter your pet, you must bring the following to York County Animal Control:

Identification as a Red Cross Shelter resident

Pets should wear a collar with owner and pet identification

Copy of the pet’s current vaccine history.

It is preferred that pet owners bring a hard shelled travel crate or carrier to house their pet.

Any food should be clearly labeled with pet and owner’s name.

Additional animal boarding resources can be found at York County Animal Shelter Facebook (@yorkcountyanimalshelter) page and York County Animal Control Web page.

The York County Animal Shelter is currently requesting donations of blankets, towels, crates, and pet food. Drop off is at 713 Justice Boulevard, York, SC.

For any questions, please contact the York County Emergency Management Advisory Line at 803-325-2400.

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