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Pick-up Points for Evacuation

When a mandatory evacuation order has been issued:

  1. You can go to any location that is off of Hilton Head Island and out of Beaufort County.

  2. If you don't have reliable transportation of your own, you need to know in advance about what options are available from your neighbors or local government. Please contact Hilton Head Island's Emergency Management Office in advance at 843-682-5156 if you do not have transportation off the Island so we can assist you. For major evacuations a shuttle will be provided from various locations on the Island to the Hilton Head Island Airport where residents and visitors will be transported to a public shelter.

    For partial evacuations, please listen for transportation instructions from Town of Hilton Head Island Emergency Management officials.

    If you have a medical condition that requires special attention or care, please contact the Hilton Head Emergency Management Office in order to provide you assistance; preferably before an event.

The pick-up points are:

  • 151 Gumtree Road (in front of the Boys and Girls Club)
  • 173 Marshland Road (in front of the Sea Island Chapel)
  • 430 William Hilton Parkway (in front of Pineland Station)
  • 450 Spanish Wells Road (in front of Grace Community Church)
  • 24 Pope Avenue (in front of Holy Family Catholic Church)
  • 663 William Hilton Parkway (in front of Hilton Head Resort)

If you are going to a shelter by bus:

  1. You must have photo identification
  2. No furniture, alcohol, illegal drugs or weapons
  3. You cannot take pets
  4. Only 1 bag or suitcase is allowed per person
  5. Bring all medications and medical supplies
  6. Bring special baby supplies if needed
  7. Bring food and money for at least 3 days

Additional items that might be helpful to take:

  1. A supply of water, packaged or canned foods and a non-electric can opener
  2. Change of clothing
  3. Blankets and / or sleeping bag
  4. First Aid kit
  5. Flashlight and batteries
  6. Games, toys for children
  7. Bring food and money for at least 3 days
  8. Credit Cards and Cash
  9. List of Emergency Contacts

There will be no emergency responders to aid you during a storm and the Hospital will be closed.