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Okeechobee County Shelter List

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*Primary Shelters (Others will be opened ONLY if necessary)

Important: Shelters will only be opened on an as-needed basis (at the discretion of the County Emergency Management Director). You should stay tuned to local radio and TV stations for announcements regarding shelter openings.

**Persons with Special Medical Needs MUST Pre-Register

Registration forms in English & Spanish can be located on the Special Needs Shelter Registration Page

Okeechobee County Emergency Management Department

Phone: (863) 763-3212

Community Information Line: (863) 824-6888

Fax# (863) 763-4565