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Okeechobee County Shelter List

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

 Shelter Name  Shelter Type  Shelter Address

1. Okeechobee Co Health Department    
     (Primary Shelter)

 Special Needs Shelter (Must pre-register)

1728 NW 9th Avenue

 1. South Elementary School (Primary Shelter)  General Population Shelter 2468 SW 7th Avenue
 2. Osceola Middle School (Secondary Shelter)  General Population Shelter 825 SW 28th Street
 3. Central Elementary School  General Population Shelter 610 SW to Avenue 
 4. Everglades Elementary School  General Population Shelter 3725 SE 8th Street
 5. North Elementary School  General Population Shelter 3000 NW 10th Terrace
 6. Seminole Elementary School  General Population Shelter 2693 NW 42nd Avenue 
 7. Yearling Middle School  General Population Shelter 925 NW 23rd Lane

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 Register In Advance (space is limited)

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