Multiple counties open storm shelters for Isaias
Storm shelters are opening ahead of Tropical Storm Isaias.
ONSLOW COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - Storm shelters are opening ahead of Tropical Storm Isaias.
- Ben Quinn Elementary School (pet-friendly)
- Havelock High School
- Vanceboro Farm Life Elementary
Shelters open at 6:00 p.m. Monday and plan to close at 8:00 a.m. Tuesday.
- Greene Central High School
The pet-friendly shelter opens at 7:00 p.m. Monday.
- Dixon Middle School
- Jacksonville Commons Middle School (pet-friendly)
- Richlands High School
- Swansboro High School
Shelters open at 6 p.m. Monday. No food will be available.
- North Duplin Elementary School
- James Kenan High School
Both shelters open at 2 p.m. on Monday with closing scheduled for 2 p.m. Tuesday.
- Jones Senior High School opens at noon Monday.
There will be precautions in place at all of the shelters because of COVID-19. Officials will conduct health screenings before entering, require social distancing, and are asking people to bring their own supplies including a mask.
The counties are encouraging people to make plans to stay with friends and family or at a hotel if they can to reduce the risk of being exposed to COVID-19.
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