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34 - Lee County to Open Emergency Shelter at Germain Arena

Post Date:09/09/2017 9:00 AM

Lee County to Open Emergency Shelter at Germain Arena

Lee County has announced that a large capacity general population evacuation shelter will be open today at 10 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 9 at Germain Arena.

Germain Arena is in close driving distance from Collier County. The location is:

• Germain Arena, 11000 Everblades Parkway, Estero, Florida 33928

Additional general population shelters in Collier County will open at 9 a.m. Saturday Sept. 9 at the following locations:

• Golden Gate Elementary Intermediate, 5055 20th Place SW, Naples, Florida 34116
• Golden Terrace Elementary Intermediate, 2965 44th Terrace SW, Naples, Florida 34116
• Golden Gate Middle, 2701 48th Terrace SW, Naples, Florida 34116
• Lake Trafford Elementary, 3500 Lake Trafford Road, Immokalee, Florida 34142
• Pinecrest Elementary, 313 S 9th Street, Immokalee, Florida 34142

Those who plan to use emergency shelters should take any necessary medications, cell phone chargers, toiletries, foods, water, flashlights, bedding and anything else they need to be comfortable.
Pet owners must bring their vaccination records, the appropriate size kennel for their animals, food and water for a minimum of three days, bowls and all supplies including waste bags and litter. When taking pets outside, they must remain leashed, and pet owners are responsible for picking up pet waste. There must be a family member or care taker of the pet present in the shelter always.
Expanded Evacuation Zones - The following areas are now included in the evacuation zones.
Northern boundary: Pine Ridge from U.S. 41 to Airport-Pulling
Eastern boundary: Airport-Pulling from Pine Ridge to Radio Road
Northern boundary: Radio Road from Airport-Pulling to Santa Barbara
Eastern boundary: Santa Barbara from Radio Road to Rattlesnake Hammock
(southwest through the preserve between St. Andrews Boulevard and Roma Way) to Texas Avenue
Eastern boundary: Texas Avenue to U.S. 41

Also -
Western boundary: Collier Boulevard from U.S. 41 north to Winding Cypress Boulevard
Northern boundary: Winding Cypress Boulevard from Collier Boulevard to Verona Walk
Western boundary: Verona Walk Circle from Winding Cypress Boulevard to Sabal Palm
Northern boundary: Sabal Palm East from Verona Walk

Northern area:
Northern boundary: Encore Way from U.S. 41 to Colliers Reserve Drive
Eastern boundary: Collier Reserve Drive to Immokalee Road
Southern boundary: Immokalee Road from Collier Reserve to U.S. 41