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MOBILE COUNTY, Ala. (Monday, Aug. 30, 2021, 2:45 p.m., Update #7-Ida) – The Mobile County shelter at Theodore High School is closing this afternoon, so the school can be cleaned according to Mobile County Public School System’s COVID-19 sanitation protocols.

Mobile County Health Department concluded its Medical Needs team services at the Mobile County Shelter. Mobile County will transport those who remain at the shelter to Springhill Community Center (1151 Springhill Ave, Mobile, AL 36604).

Mobile County general population shelter services will continue there for those who remain in need.

The Mobile County Shelter will accept new general population shelter clients at Springhill Community Center beginning at 3 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 30.  Those in need of shelter services should call 1-800-RED-CROSS. This is not a medical needs shelter.  CDC COVID-19 protocols continue to apply, which includes required mask wearing, 6-foot social distancing and pre-admission COVID screenings.

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MCEMA works to protect life and property in Mobile County in emergency situations. Established in 1952 in response to Federal, State, and local guidelines, the Mobile County Commission passed a resolution on June 8, 1987, that made the Mobile County Emergency Management Agency (MCEMA) the office of government to act as the emergency planning district in Mobile County. 

 

The 1st 72 hours are on YouDO NOT wait on Government Assistance during the time of disaster. PREPARE YOURSELF. Here’s a starter list to help you prepare for any hazardous event see below:

Cash πŸ’΅ 

Fuel β›½ 

Pertinent Personal information πŸ—„οΈ

Medications πŸ’Š πŸ’‰ 🌿 

Flashlight with fresh batteries πŸ”¦ πŸ”‹ 

Radio (or portable TV) with fresh batteries πŸ“»  πŸ”‹ 

Extra batteries  πŸ”‹

Candles and holders πŸ•―οΈ 

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Bottled water

Non-perishable food             

Manual can opener

Paper plates and plastic utensils

Paper towels and napkins

Waterless hand sanitizer

Charcoal grill with charcoal and lighter (DO NOT USE INDOORS)      

Blankets

Wind-up clock ⏰ 

Staying Prepared During Hurricanes and COVID-19.

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ORDER OF THE STATE HEALTH OFFICER SUSPENDING CERTAIN PUBLIC GATHERINGS DUE TO RISK OF INFECTION BY COVID-19. Click here to view June 30, 2020 Amended Health Ord​er.

Mayor of Mobile County issue Statement on COVID-19. Click link to view statement: https://www.wkrg.com/mobile-county/mayors-of-mobile-county-issue-stastement-on-covid-19/

COVID-19 MCHD Daily Update 6.26.2020

COCID-19 Preparing for hurricanes (Sheltering) 

COVID-19 MCHD Letter to The Public News Release

COVID-19 Unified Command<--Click there----

News Release ADPH (Universal Face Covering COVID 19)

 

For information concerning current road conditions visit:

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Mobile County Shelter Opening Information:

 

Shelters are now Closed.

MOBILE COUNTY, Ala. (Monday, Aug. 30, 2021, 2:45 p.m., Update #7-Ida) – The Mobile County shelter at Theodore High School is closing this afternoon, so the school can be cleaned according to Mobile County Public School System’s COVID-19 sanitation protocols.

Mobile County Health Department concluded its Medical Needs team services at the Mobile County Shelter. Mobile County will transport those who remain at the shelter to Springhill Community Center (1151 Springhill Ave, Mobile, AL 36604).

Mobile County general population shelter services will continue there for those who remain in need.

The Mobile County Shelter will accept new general population shelter clients at Springhill Community Center beginning at 3 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 30.  Those in need of shelter services should call 1-800-RED-CROSS. This is not a medical needs shelter.  CDC COVID-19 protocols continue to apply, which includes required mask wearing, 6-foot social distancing and pre-admission COVID screenings.