The Quarterpath Recreation Center at 202 Quarterpath Road is the City's emergency shelter. When needed, the shelter is available for City residents and staff.
Click here for directions to the Center.
Do not bring anything to the shelter that is not absolutely necessary for a 24 - 48 hour stay.
WHAT TO BRING:
- Bring your own food.
- High energy foods such as peanut butter, jelly, crackers, granola bars, trail mix, and other snack foods may be a good idea if you get hungry in between meals.
- Bring special dietary foods--such as diabetic, low salt, liquid diet, Ensure, baby food and formula.
- Don’t forget a manual can opener.
Clothing and Bedding:
- Bring your own change of clothing.
- Bring a sleeping bag and pillow.
- Rain gear and boots.
- Washcloth, small towel, soap, toothbrush, toothpaste, sanitary napkins, paper towels, towelettes, etc.
Medications, First-Aid supplies:
- Bring your medications--clearly marked with your name, dosage, type of medication, and prescribing physician. You must be able to take all medications by yourself. Any dressing changes needed.
- The shelter will be staffed by medical personnel to assist medically-dependent persons maintain their status during the emergency.
- Please note: If you are oxygen-dependent, please bring extra oxygen. Shelter staff/EMTs cannot top off oxygen tanks.
- Bring identification and valuable papers (insurance documents, etc.).
- Have available names and address of doctors, name and address of nearest relative not living in area.
- The shelter will accommodate service and comfort animals.
- As a pet-friendly shelter, there are limited accommodations for household pets (cats and dogs, no exotic animals).
- Pet owners must bring a pet crate, collar/leash, pet food, any pet medications, and proof of rabies vaccination.
- Bring your cell phone and charger.
- Bring games, cards, toys, battery powered radios, flashlights (no candles or lanterns), batteries, or other reasonable items you may need.
- Take a bath and eat before you leave home.
Not Allowed: alcoholic beverages, or weapons. Smoking is not allowed in shelters.
General Information is available here as a PDF.
Click here for directions.