East Central Health of Georgia

East Central Health District

Emergency Management (Updated)

Emergency Management -(Updated – 10/7/2016 4:09 pm)

Hurricane Matthew Information
Hotel Information: Augusta Visitor’s Bureau
Current Open Shelters:
(Opens at 6pm – 10/5/2016) Trinity on the Hill United Methodist Church
1330 Monte Sano Ave, Augusta, GA 30904
If you are interested in donating supplies, please call United Way at 211 to provide your information. At this time, we are not in need of donations.

If you are interested in helping with the disaster response, call 311 or 706-821-2300 to provide your information.

If you are searching for a family member that may be in a shelter you can call 1-800-Red-Cross to be connected to their Safe and Well system. Locally, you can leave the information with 3-1-1 if there are open shelters in Richmond County.

LATEST UPDATE:

October 7, 2016 2:30 PM

There are 2,200 Chatham County evacuees sheltered at 8 Richmond County Schools System locations.

There are 275 self-evacuees at 3 Red Cross shelters. Self-evacuees seeking shelter in Augusta should report to:

May Park
622 4th Street
Augusta, GA 30901

Henry Brigham Center
2463 Golden Camp Road
Augusta, GA 30906

Augusta residents wanting to support evacuees sheltered in Augusta should take donations of the following items to Old Fire Station #7, 2163 Central Avenue, Augusta, GA 30904 between 9:00 a.m. -8:00 p.m. daily.

Board Games
Toys
Toiletries
Feminine Hygiene Products
Disposable diapers
Premixed Baby Formula
*Baby Wipes
*Baby Food
*Gallon Size Ziploc Bags
Blankets
*Updated list items.

All items should be new and unopened to be accepted at the donation facility. There is an immediate need for these items.

Augusta area residents wanting to volunteer in shelters should report to the Augusta Chapter of the American Red Cross at 1322 Ellis Street, Augusta, GA 30901. For additional information about volunteering, please call the Red Cross at 706-724-8481.

Augusta EMA will continue to provide media updates. For media inquiries, contact Augusta EMA at (706) 821-1155.

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October 7, 2016 10:29 AMAugusta residents wanting to support evacuees sheltered in Augusta should take donations of the following items to 2163 Central Avenue, Augusta, GA 30904.

Game Boards
Toys
Toiletries
Feminine Hygiene Products
Disposable diapers
Premixed Baby Formula
Bottled Water
Blankets

All items should be new and unopened to be accepted at the donation facility. There is an immediate need for these items.

Augusta area residents wanting to volunteer in shelters should report to the Augusta Chapter of the American Red Cross at 1322 Ellis Street, Augusta, GA 30901. For additional information about volunteering, please call the Red Cross at 706-724-8481.

Augusta EMA will continue to provide media updates. For media inquiries, contact Augusta EMA at (706) 821-1155.

October 7, 2016 7:50 AMThe shelter at Trinity on the Hill United Methodist Church is full. The Henry Brigham Community Center is now open as a shelter.

2463 Golden Camp Road
Augusta, GA 30906

http://www.augustaga.gov/462/Emergency-Management


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