The Cape May County Office of Emergency Management announced that shelters will be open starting Sunday, October 28th for residents evacuating from the Barrier Islands and Bayside communities in Cape May County. However, before going to a shelter residents are to call their local Office of Emergency Management for instructions.
Ocean City, Sea Isle City and Strathmere residents will be directed to the Upper Township Middle School located at 525 Perry Road in the Petersburg section of Upper Township and to the Upper Township Elementary School, 50 Old Tuckahoe Road in Marmora, New Jersey.
Residents in Wildwood, Wildwood Crest, North Wildwood, West Wildwood, Cape May, West Cape May and Cape May Point will be sheltered at the Woodbine Developmental Center located at 1175 DeHirsch Road, Woodbine, New Jersey.
Also, an animal shelter will open in Lower Township at Noon on Sunday, October 28th. The shelter for animals is at 409 Breakwater Road, Tomwar Building in the Cape May County Airport Complex. Please call 609-886-1619 ex 201 for directions. Additionally, animal sheltering trailers will be set up at two other locations in the county.