Important information for evacuees

Published 2:32 pm Friday, September 8, 2017

Those evacuating to Alabama in the advance of Hurricane Irma might find the following in formation useful.

The  Alabama Dept. of Tourism provides this link for finding a hotel. It uses tourism’s tracking for vacancy.

People seeking hotel information also can call 800Alabama (800-252-2262), or visit


Available shelters

The following shelters are available for Hurricane Irma evacuees:


  • The American Red Cross (ARC) has shelters open at the following two locations:

–Alabama State University Acadome in Montgomery.

–Baldwin County Coliseum in Robertsdale.

Evacuees in need of an ARC shelter should contact the American Red Cross at 1 800 RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or call 211.


• For overnight availability at Alabama State Parks

Animal Shelter

Farm Center Houston County – 334-792-5730