Natatia Bledsoe is the public information officer for the Fredericksburg Police Department.
Emergency shelter information for Fredericksburg
An emergency shelter for Fredericksburg is not currently open.
The City has a pre-determined location for an emergency shelter already identified and personnel are on standby to respond and staff the shelter if necessary. Should there be a need for a shelter in Fredericksburg, announcements will be posted to this site, via Fredericksburg Alert (sign up at www.fredericksburgalert.com), and on social media. If a shelter is opened, residents should be prepared to bring the following items with them:
- Blankets, pillows, sleeping bag and/or sleeping mats
- Medication and personal hygiene items
- Food and bottled water
- Books, magazines, games, toys
- Dogs and cats will be allowed, but residents will be required to provide a crate, food, and water for each animal. Owners must remain with their animal at all times and no contact will be allowed between animals and other shelter residents.