Immigration status will not be checked at our shelters.
The Easton Newberry Sports Complex (24880 NW 16th Ave, Newberry) is no longer accepting animals. It is still available as a General Population shelter. Those wanting to shelter with pets should go to the Waldo Community School (14450 N.E. 148th Ave, Waldo).
Residents are also encouraged to stay informed about major storm conditions by following Alachua County on Facebook and Twitter, and subscribing to the County's press releases.
The 311 Rumor Control phone number is now active (This is a call in, not text, phone number). Please use it to verify the most up to the minute information on Hurricane Irma. For life threatening emergencies call 911. For emergencies that are not life-threatening call 352-955-1818.