Evacuation: Visitors are evacuated ahead of residents. A mandatory evacuation of residents isn’t issued unless a Category 3 or greater hurricane is expected.
Shelters: Key West High School 2100 Flagler Avenue
Categories 3 through 5 Hurricanes
Evacuation: Mandatory evacuation of visitors occurs first, followed by the same for residents a day or so later as conditions dictate.
Shelters: No shelters will be open anywhere in the Florida Keys
Main shelter: Monroe County residents and their pets can seek public shelter at the E Darwin Fuchs Pavilion located at the Miami-Dade County Fair and Exposition: 10901 SW 24th Street Miami, FL
Directions: Take the Florida Turnpike Extension from Florida City to exit 23; take ramp right toward SW 40th Street (Bird Road); Take slight left onto SW 117th Avenue; Take 1st right at lights, SW 40th Street (Bird Road); Turn left at SW 112th Avenue; Turn right on 24th Street; then make U-turn; Entrance on the right
Special Needs Patients
FIU’s Recreation Center remains the relocation center for Monroe’s special-needs patients, like those requiring regular medical attention. View the Special Needs Registry.