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Shelters

List of Shelters in DeSoto County

DeSoto County has only two shelters that are considered safe from a direct impact of a hurricane.
 

Special Needs Shelter

Applicants must register to use this shelter. See Special Needs page.

 

South Florida State College

2251 NE Turner Avenue

Arcadia, FL  34266

 

 DeSoto County Public Shelter

 

DeSoto Middle School and Gymnasium

420 East Gibson Street

Arcadia, FL  34266

 

Location:  Corner of East Gibson and LaSalona Avenue, three (3) blocks east of US 17

Contacts

Thomas Moran
Emergency Management Director
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Ph:   863-993-4831
Fax:  863-993-4840

Emergency Operations Center
2200 NE Roan St | Arcadia | Florida | 34266
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Vicky Jackson
Emergency Management Specialist/Special Needs Coordinator
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Ph:   863-993-4831

Emergency Operations Center
2200 NE Roan St | Arcadia | Florida | 34266
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Jean Garland
Emergency Management Specialist / F.P.E.M.
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Ph:   (863) 993-4831
Fax:  (863) 993-4840

Emergency Operations Center
2200 NE Roan Street | Arcadia | Florida | 34266
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