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Shelters

*Please note: There will be no hurricane shelters open in Beaufort County.

*Public Shelters do not accept pets.

Beaufort County Emergency Shelters

Battery Creek High School
1 Blue Dolphin Drive 1380
Beaufort, S.C. 29902

Beaufort Elementary School (Also used as a Special Needs Shelter)
1800 Prince Street 1124
Beaufort, S.C. 29902

Bluffton Elementary School (Also used as a Special Needs Shelter)
160 H.E. McCracken Circle
Bluffton, SC 29910

H.E. McCracken School
H.E. McCracken Circle
Bluffton, SC 29910

Okatie Elementary School
53 Cherry Point Road
Okatie, SC 29909

The above listed schools are officially designated as public Red Cross shelters.

Beaufort County may use these shelters for other events and emergencies. No shelters will be opened locally for Hurricanes. During a hurricane, alternate shelters will be set up in other counties. Law enforcement security will be provided at each shelter. Pets are not allowed in shelters.

Those using the shelters should know to bring their own food, clothing, bedding, medications, water, hygiene items, toys for kids, reading materials, games, etc. We suggest bringing at least five days worth of items/food. Smoking is not allowed in any shelters.