JASPER CO., SC (WTOC) - Jasper County Emergency Services is encouraging residents who live in Evacuation Zone A and those who live in flood-prone areas to leave for higher ground.
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In order to assist the residents with being in a safe place, Jasper County will be opening a shelter at the Ridgeland School Complex on Jaguar Trail in Ridgeland beginning Thursday, Sept. 13th at 4 p.m. The shelter entrance is located in the rear of the school. To access the rear of the school, take Bus Loop Road.
If you have special medical needs and are in need of shelter placement, please call 843-726-4421 extension 9. The shelter in Ridgeland is not capable of handling special medical needs.
Pets are accepted but you must bring food, a crate, and a maximum of a six-foot leash.
In addition, the Jasper County School District will begin a transportation pick up route at the following locations in order to bring residents who may not have transportation to the shelter. Pickups will begin at 4 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 13, from the following locations approximately every hour until 8 p.m.