Hurricane Irma – City of Orlando shelters

As you continue to get prepared for Hurricane Irma, the City of Orlando wants to help you stay informed.

Shelter Information

Saturday, September 9, at 9 a.m. shelters for the general population, including pet-friendly shelters, will be opened by Orange County Government. Additional shelters will be announced, as needed. Orange County will also open PSN, “Persons with Special Needs” shelters. Individuals who have registered for a PSN shelter will be contacted with the location information of the shelter that they have been assigned, along with information on transportation assistance if needed.

When planning to stay in a shelter, individuals are asked to bring an emergency supply kit, a pillow and blanket, toiletries, important papers and medications, snacks, water, flashlight and other essential personal items. These items should last individuals for at least 72 hours.

For a list of what to bring with you when you evacuate and the latest information on shelters in Orange County, please visit

Shelter Locations

Apopka High School
555 Martin St. Apopka, FL 32712

Colonial High School
6100 Oleander Dr. Orlando, FL 32807

East River High School
654 Columbia School Rd. Orlando, FL 32833

Edgewater High School
3100 Edgewater Dr. Orlando, FL 32804

Memorial Middle School
2220 29th St. Orlando, FL 32805

Odyssey Middle School
9290 Lee Vista Blvd. Orlando, FL 32829

West Orange High School
1625 Beulah Rd. Winter Garden, FL 34787

Barnett Park Community Center (Pet Friendly)
4801 W. Colonial Dr. Orlando, FL 32808

Bithlo Community Center (Pet Friendly)
18501 Washington Ave. Orlando, FL 32820

Stay Informed
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