BATON ROUGE, La. (BRProud) The Mayor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness has a pre-landfall shelter now open at the F.G. Clark Activity on Southern University’s campus for residents wishing to seek refuge during Hurricane Ida.
The center is staffed by the American Red Cross. Additional shelter sites are prepped and ready to open as needed.
Here’s a list of items to bring:
- Masks for every member of the family over the age of 2
- Bedding including pillows
- Your child’s stuffed animal, blanket or other ‘creature comforts’
- Your emergency kit with any foods required to accommodate special dietary needs
Do not bring:
- Alcoholic beverages
- Illegal drugs
The Red Cross will require both staff and residents to wear face coverings inside shelters — regardless of vaccination status.