Saturday, September 09, 2017

Pasco County Shelter Update

Land O’ Lakes, FL – (September 9, 2017) – Pasco County shelters are filling up quickly.  Following is an update:

  • James W. Mitchell High School will open to accept evacuees at 9:30 p.m.  Mitchell is located at 2323 Little Road, New Port Richey, FL 34655.
  • Centennial Middle School can’t take any more pets and only has room for about 25 more people.
  • River Ridge Middle/High School at capacity, but is registering those currently in line. New arrivals will be directed to Mitchell.
  • Pasco Middle School only has room for about 50 more people.
  • All open shelters will accept pets that are brought with food, water, and a crate or other means of control.

Other open shelters include Pasco and Weightman middle schools; Connerton, Double Branch, New River, Oakstead, Odessa, Pine View, Sanders, Seven Oaks, Trinity, and Veterans elementary schools; and Sunlake High School (humans only).