Shelters open in Hidalgo County due to flooding cause by Hurricane Hanna

10 months 2 weeks 12 hours ago Monday, July 27 2020 Jul 27, 2020 July 27, 2020 10:25 PM July 27, 2020 in News - Local

Another shelter has opened for Hidalgo County residents due to widespread flooding caused by Hurricane Hanna 

The new shelter is:

 Edcouch Elsa High School - Hwy 107 & Mile 4 Road West, Edcouch 

The following shelters remain open as well:

Palm Aire Hotel - 415 S. International Blvd., Weslaco

McAllen Respite Center - 111 S. 15th St., McAllen

 The Salvation Army - 1600 N. 23rd St., McAllen 

La Joya Youth Center - 604 Salomon Chapa Drive, La Joya

Mercedes Dome – 1202 N. Vermont Ave., Mercedes (COVID-19 shelter)

 Development and Research Center - 850 W. Dicker Road, Pharr (Pharr Residents Only)

Masks are mandatory inside the shelters and residents will be screened for COVID symptoms.

Residents should also bring other PPE such as gloves and hand sanitizer to maintain proper hygiene. While inside the shelter, social distancing must be maintained as much as possible.

Residents should also bring water, snacks, blankets, medication and any important documents. 

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