- 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 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, water & food bowls, 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.