Shelters listed may not be opened, or may change during the approach of a storm. Tune to radio and television stations for current information. Visit the Horry County Hurricane Information Center for shelter directions. Waccamaw Regional Transportation Authority, known as the Coast RTA, will provide rides to area shelters. Visit the Coast RTA for evacuation pickup points or download flyers for additional information.
A Special Medical Needs Shelter is a temporary facility capable of providing special nursing care to individuals whose physical and/or mental conditions are such that they exceed the capability of the Red Cross shelters but are not severe enough to require hospitalization. For more information call 843-365-3126 or 888-934-3577 and ask to speak to someone regarding Special Medical Needs shelters.
All Horry County Shelters will open as soon as possible after an evacuation is announced. They are all operated by the Red Cross and do not accept pets of any type.