Wednesday, September 04, 2019

Hurricane Dorian Press Release #5

Hyde County, NC

Press Release: September 4, 2019 10:00am

Donnie Shumate
Public Information Officer
(252) 542-0083

Hurricane Dorian Press Release #5
The general population shelter for evacuees from Hyde County is located at Northampton County Cultural and Wellness Center, 9536 NC Hwy 305, Jackson, NC 27845.  The shelter will be open and accepting evacuees at 12 noon on Wednesday, September 4, 2019. Pets are allowed at this shelter. Please bring vaccination records and a kennel if you are traveling with your pets.

Anyone with special medical needs that need to evacuate should contact the EOC at 252-926-3715 for guidance.

Hyde Transit will be assisting those who need aid with evacuation transportation.  Please arrive at the designated stop at least 15 minutes before the scheduled departure time.  The transportation schedule is as follows:

Evacuation Route 1 - Thursday, September 5, 2019

10:00 am - Departs Davis Ventures
10:30 am - Departs Mattamuskeet High School
11:00 am - Departs O.A. Peay School
11:30 am - Departs Scranton Post Office
12:00 pm - Departs Mount Olive Church

Evacuation Route 2  - Thursday, September 5, 2019

2:00 pm - Departs Davis Ventures
2:30 pm - Departs Mattamuskeet High School
3:00 pm - Departs O.A. Peay School
3:30 pm - Departs Scranton Post Office
4:00 pm - Departs Mount Olive Church

If you have questions about transportation assistance, please call Hyde Transit at 252-926-1637.  For the last transportation assistance departure, please call Hyde Transit by noon on Thursday, September 5, 2019.  

The Hyde County Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is now activated and will remain operational throughout the duration of this storm. If you have any concerns or need assistance call the EOC at 252-926-3715.  If you have an emergency call 911.