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Pasco Opens Hurricane Shelters

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Wesley Chapel High is not open to general evacuees because it is housing nursing facility patients, Pasco officials said. Other shelters are open.

PASCO COUNTY – Wesley Chapel High School is no longer accepting general population evacuees as it is being used to house skilled nursing facility patients, Pasco officials said.

These Pasco shelters opened Friday (Sept. 8) and are accepting pets:

– Sunlake High School, 3023 Sunlake Blvd., Land O Lakes
– Centennial Middle School, 38505 Centennial Road., Dade City
– Fivay High School, 12115 Chicago Ave., Hudson
– Wiregrass Ranch High School, 2909 Mansfield Blvd., Wesley Chapel
*Registered sex offenders will be housed at this site, at a different location
*Special needs and the general population can also be housed at this site
– Fasano Regional Hurricane Shelter, located at 11611 Denton Ave., Hudson.
*Special Needs Only. Special needs residents must contact Pasco County Customer Service at (727) 847.2411 to register for accommodation.

Pet owners must bring pet carriers, leashes, vaccination records, food, water and any other supplies needed for their pets. For a list of supplies to bring with your pet, go to pascocountyfl.net.

Pasco County also has these hurricane shelters open for residents without pets:

– River Ridge Middle/High School, 11646 Town Center Road, New Port Richey
– Raymond B. Stewart Middle School, 38505 10th Ave., Zephyrhills
– Thomas E. Weightman Middle School, 30649 Wells Road, Wesley Chapel
– Pasco Middle School, 13925 14th St., Dade City
– New River Elementary School, 4710 River Glen Blvd., Wesley Chapel
– Longleaf Elementary School, 3253 Town Ave., New Port Richey
– Odessa Elementary School, 12810 Interloken Road, New Port Richey
– Schrader Elementary School, 11041 Little Road., New Port Richey
– Trinity Elementary School, 2209 Duck Slough Blvd., New Port Richey

Residents should first attempt to find shelter with neighbors, relatives or friends. If that is not an option, citizens can self-evacuate to the shelter.

For help getting to a shelter, call Pasco County Customer Service at (727) 847-2411.

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Pasco Opens Hurricane Shelters
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Pasco Opens Hurricane Shelters
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Wesley Chapel High is not open to general evacuees because it is housing nursing facility patients, Pasco officials said. Other shelters are open.
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