Red Cross shelter to open in Orange County

Mar. 07, 2014 @ 04:08 PM

The American Red Cross on Friday announced that it would open a shelter on Friday for Orange County residents affected by power outages. The pet-friendly shelter, which opens at 6 p.m., is at C.W. Stanford Middle School, 308 Orange High School Rd. in Hillsborough.

Those who come to the shelter are advised to bring prescriptions and emergency medications, foods that meet unusual dietary requirements, identification and important personal documents, extra clothing, pillows, blankets and hygiene supplies, supplies for children and infants, such as diapers, formula and toys, special items for family members who are elderly or disabled, chargers for electronic devices and books and games for entertainment.