Moore County Department of Social Services, Health Department, Red Cross, and Moore County Animal Service will open an emergency public shelter in Carthage from Hurricane Florence beginning at 5:00 pm Wednesday September 12, 2018.
Location Name: Moore County Ag Building With Address
At: 707 Pinehurst Ave. Carthage.
The Moore County Emergency Operations Center (EOC) will be activated to manage the overall storm response and recovery efforts beginning Wednesday September 12, 2018.
The telephone number to reach the EOC for assistance is 910-947-6317.
Shelter Rules and Regulations:
~Children under 18 years of age with the exception of emancipated minors must be accompanied by an adult when entering the shelter and remain in the custody of the guardian during their stay.
~Residents are instructed not to bring alcohol, drugs, guns or other weapons, “boom boxes”, radios, TVs, or perishable goods. Law enforcement will have the authority to search bags and confiscate any items brought into the shelter.
~Residents utilizing public shelter spaces are instructed to bring medications, blankets, special dietary foods/formulas, and a supply of food for personal consumption.
~Public shelters should be considered “shelters of last resort” with very basic provisions for a safe and dry environment to include a cot for sleeping and limited meal capabilities.
~Dog and Cats will be accepted for people staying in the shelter. Bring pets supplies.
Moore County Governmental Offices will be closed Thursday, Friday Saturday and Sunday, September 13th-16th.
Please do not call the 911 or EOC to report power outages, get road conditions or to arrange transportation to or from work.
Please contact the NC Department of Transportation at 910-773-8070 or your local municipal Public Works Department concerning road clearing operations.