Santa Rosa County does not have any hurricane shelters south of Interstate 10 because that area is the area of greatest risk. This is not only because of storm surge or wind damage but also the possibility of roads and areas becoming impassable or inaccessible for emergency services being able to reach you.
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If yes, then you should always evacuate.
If you don't know your zone, you can find it by typing your address in our know your zone app. Be ready to follow the evacuation orders issued by officials for your zone.
Make sure you have a plan and if you need to go to the Special Needs Shelter, you must be pre-registered. You can register online, by phone or by mail.
Make sure you have your pet pre-registered and understand the procedures for the pet-friendly shelter. You must stay at the shelter with your pet.
Before an evacuation is ordered, pre-register by calling 850-983-5360. If an evacuation has already been ordered, call 850-983-INFO (4636) to arrange transportation.