Monday, August 15, 2022

Norfolk to consolidate emergency shelters

UPDATE at 12:01 p.m., Friday: In response to Governor Northam’s decision to lift the mandatory evacuation of Zone A, the City of Norfolk will move to consolidate, and close city shelters according to this schedule:

  • Crossroads Elementary & Southside STEM Academy will close at 1 p.m. Friday.
  • Bayview Community Center & Norview High School will close at 10 a.m. Saturday.

Parking Garages:

  • ODU: Residents should remove vehicles by 8 a.m. Monday.
  • City: Residents should remove vehicles by 9 a.m. Monday.

ORIGINAL STORY:

NORFOLK — The city will close shelters at Crossroads Elementary School and the Southside STEM Academy at Campostella at 1 p.m.

Evacuees in those shelters will be taken to the shelters at Norview High School and Bayview Community Center.

Officials said there were 213 guests and three pets in shelters at 6 a.m. Thursday.

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