The Bradford County Emergency Management Office and the American Red Cross have opened a shelter at the Starke Elementary School because of flooding from Tropical Storm Debby. The shelter is for both the general public and special need residents. The shelter, located at 1000 West Weldon Street will be opening at 9 p.m. tonight (June 25). Those needing to evacuate to the shelter are being asked to bring essential items for their family members including:
Prescriptions and emergency medications
Foods that meet unusual dietary requirements
Identification and important personal documents
Extra clothing, pillows, blankets, hygiene supplies and other comfort items
Supplies needed for children and infants, such as diapers, formula and toys
Special items for family members who are elderly or disabled
For more information, contact BCEM Public information Officer Michael Heeder at 904-966-6321.