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Louisa to open hurricane shelter on Saturday
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 26, 2011
Contact: Amanda L. Reidelbach
Phone: (540) 223-6929
LOUISA, VA – Louisa County will open a shelter noon Saturday August 27, 2011, to assist people in need during the hurricane. The shelter will be at Moss Nuckols Elementary School, 2055 Courthouse Road.
For directions or further assistance, call the emergency information line at (540) 967-3496.
Individuals should bring enough items to a shelter to be comfortable for at least 72 hours. These include change of clothing, prescriptions, over-the-counter medication such as Tylenol or Advil, eye glasses, toiletries, and food, snacks and beverages. They should also bring bedding items such as a sheet, blanket and pillow. Service animals only will be allowed in the shelters.