County Opening Two Shelters

Nassau County has two shelters opening as of noon today in anticipation of Hurricane Ian

They are:

Special Needs Shelter: Hilliard Middle Senior High

1 Flashes Ave. Hilliard, FL 32046

General Population and Pet Friendly: Callahan Middle School

450121 Old Dixie Highway Callahan, FL 32033

If you are planning to go to the Special Needs Shelter, please ensure that you have completed the special needs registration through the Department of Health. They can be reached at 888-353-8387. You can also register online at If you have already registered, you will be contacted by the Department of Health.

Everyone visiting a shelter should be prepared to bring:

  • Personal identification including Photo ID, insurance card, emergency contacts and your primary care provider’s contact information
  • Medical information including medications taken, dosage and doctor name/contact info
  • Any prescription and/or over-the-counter medication that you may need
  • Vital equipment for those who are electrically or oxygen dependent
  • Food/snacks, particularly those with special dietary needs
  • Bedding (sheets, blankets, pillows)
  • Medications and copies of prescriptions
  • Sanitary supplies (soap, shampoo, sanitizer, disinfecting wipes)
  • Clothing