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COVID-19 and Emergency Shelters

COVID-19 and Emergency Shelters

How to protect yourself in emergency shelters during COVID-19

In the event of a hurricane, you may need to evacuate. But this year’s hurricane season is complicated by COVID-19. Everyone will need to work together to help reduce the spread of COVID-19 in emergency shelters. Fortunately, there are things you can do to protect yourself, your family and others around you.

DRNC’s disaster team created a checklist to help you prepare. Learn how to protect yourself in a shelter. And find out what to bring with you so you can prevent the spread of COVID-19.

How to Protect Yourself in a Shelter During COVID-19

For more information, check out the CDC’s recommendations on how to prepare to go to a shelter and how to protect yourself once you are there.