In order to reduce the risk of potential exposure to the COVID virus, citizens should consider sheltering in place, with family or friends, or in a hotel unless you reside in a flood prone area or do not feel safe within your home’s structure.
Duplin Shelters: 2:00 p.m. on Monday, August 3 with closing scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 4
- North Duplin Elementary School – 157 N Duplin School Road, Mt. Olive, NC 28365
- James Kenan High School – 1241 NC 24 and 50 Hwy, Warsaw, NC 28398
- Duplin County Animal Services facility located at 117 Middleton Cemetery Lane, Kenansville, NC 28349 (pet sheltering only)
- Union High School – 1189 Kader Merritt Road
- Clinton High School – 340 Indiantown Road
- Fisher Drive Adult Day Health Center (special needs sheltering only)
- Sampson County Animal Shelter, 168 Agriculture Place (pet sheltering only)
Resources and Links:
- Visit ReadyNC.org to learn about local hazards that could impact your area.
- Register for emergency alerts from your local government.
- Follow your local government social media channels.
- Subscribe to National Weather Service updates.
- Follow North Carolina Emergency Management on Twitter and Facebook
- CDC Hurricanes and COVID-19
- Hurricane Preparedness 2020 National Weather Service
- How to Prepare for a Hurricane Fema
- Latest updates on tropical weather