BREAKING NEWS: Santa Cruz Evacuees to Move Indoor Shelter Immediately
Watch Live: Breaking News – Santa Cruz Evacuees to Move Indoor Shelter Immediately
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Breaking News! Santa Cruz County officials urge all evacuees to move to indoor shelters amid Red Flag Warning.
Santa Cruz County officials are urging evacuees staying outdoors or in tents to move into one of the available shelters to avoid heat exhaustion and possible thunderstorms amid a Red Flag Warning.
Find the list of available shelters in Santa Cruz County:
Please seek shelter with friends and family first to reserve space for those most in need. Can you offer shelter? If you are not in an evacuation zone, please consider opening your home to others.
Shelters are available to County residents. Please advise staff of any special needs accommodations. Mental Health Services are on site. Pets are allowed, must be under owner’s control or in a carrier.
Santa Cruz Bible Shelter, 440 Frederick St, Santa Cruz 95062 (Room for 76 evacuees as well as parking
SCC Fairgrounds (Cots), 2601 E. Lake Avenue, Watsonville, CA
Twin Lakes-Auto/RV, 2701 Cabrillo College Drive, Aptos, CA 95060
Cabrillo College Shelter, 6500 Soquel Dr., Aptos.
Congregational Church Shelter , 4951 Soquel Dr, Soquel. Open for people as well as vehicles
Coastlands Church/Tents/RV Parking, 280 State Park Dr., Aptos – Open to tents, with limited tents available on site
Simpkins SC Shelter, 979 17th Ave., Santa Cruz
Room for 25 evacuees
ADA Congregational Church (AUTO), 4951 Soquel Dr. in Soquel
Cabrillo College RV/AUTO, 6500 Soquel Dr. in Aptos
Santa Cruz Bible (RV/AUTO), 440 Frederick St. in Santa Cruz
Seventh Day Adventist-Tents ONLY
1931 Soquel San Jose Rd, Soquel 95062
Lakeview Middle School, 2350 E. Lake Ave., Watsonville Open for outdoor camping with limited indoor capacity
Fair Grounds (TENTS), 2601 E Lake Ave 95076
Harbor High School, 300 La Fonda Ave. in Santa Cruz Room for 75 evacuees
ANIMAL Santa Cruz Animal Shelter, 1001 Rodriguez Street (For Animal)
FULL ANIMAL Watsonville Animal Shelter, 580 Airport Blvd (For Animal)
For information on accommodations, please call 211 or Red Cross at 1-866-272-2237
Parking is available at the following lots:
• Congregational Church Shelter, 4951 Soquel Dr, Soquel. Open for people as well as vehicles
• Cabrillo College, Lot K, 6500 Soquel Dr., Aptos
• Santa Cruz Bible Church, 440 Frederick St., Santa Cruz
• Seventh Day Adventists Campground, 1931 Soquel-San Jose Road, Soquel
• Coastlands Aptos Foursquare Church, 280 State Park Dr., Aptos. Open to cars and RVs
• Twin Lakes Church, 2701 Cabrillo College Dr, Aptos. Up to 50 cars and RV’s, bathrooms, water and food available
If you need assistance evacuating animals, please call 831-454-7200
Pets may be brought to shelter but must be under owner’s control at all times. A carrier may be helpful
The Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds currently has capacity to board horses
To find the most current evacuation map https://storymaps.arcgis.com/stories/f0121f7f2f0941afb3ed70529b2cee75
Sign up for Cal Fire email updates at https://tinyurl.com/czulightning
The Santa Cruz County Human Services benefits hotline is 1-888-421-8080 (toll free). Residents impacted by the fire who are enrolled in benefits programs may be eligible for replacement benefits.
To list yourself safe go to www.redcross.org/safeandwell to click “List Yourself as Safe and Well.”
For the latest traffic advisories or restrictions: https://cruz511.org/
For the latest local air quality information: http://air.mbard.org/
CALFire CZU San Mateo – Santa Cruz Unit Twitter Page: https://twitter.com/CALFIRECZU
Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office Twitter page: https://twitter.com/santacruzso1
Stay Safe During a Wildfire: https://www.cdc.gov/disasters/wildfires/duringfire.html
Health and Safety:
Protect yourself from poor air quality due to the California wildfires.
Run A/C, if possible
Stay up-to date on air conditions at www.airnow.gov
While sheltering with others please remember we are still in a pandemic.
• Wear your face coverings
• Stay 6 feet apart
• Wash your hands often
• Sanitize frequently touched surface
If you need more information or have questions, please contact us at:
firstname.lastname@example.org or 707.595.2005