The operation of emergency shelters is a massive undertaking, utilizing a regional planning concept. In the event that a tropical storm or hurricane approaches Horry County, Baseline Sheltering Operations, listed below, will be implemented.
Baseline Sheltering Operations
During Baseline Sheltering Operations, Horry County Schools will be prepared to handle approximately 13,416 people requesting public shelter. During Baseline Sheltering Operations, the following shelters will be opened at a specified time. This specified time normally will be in conjunction with the start of the coastal evacuation.
These shelters will open within four (4) hours of the Governor issuing a Mandatory Evacuation Order.
Zone A Shelters
|Aynor Middle School
||400 Frye Road Galivants Ferry, SC 29544
|Conway High School
||2301 Church Street Conway, SC 29526
|Loris High School
||301 Loris Lions Road Loris, SC 29569
|Palmetto Bay Elementary School
||8900 Hwy 544 Myrtle Beach, SC 29588
|Whittemore Park Middle School
||1808 Rhue Street Conway, SC 29527
Citizens should stay tuned to local media or visit the American Red Cross (Horry County Chapter) website for the latest shelter information.