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Posted on: June 1, 2022

Hurricane Preparedness - Polk County Emergency Shelter Locations

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Now is the time to prepare a hurricane evacuation plan for you and your family. 

The nearest Polk County emergency shelter for Lake Wales residents is located at:

Spook Hill Elementary School

321 Dr. J.A. Wiltshire Ave E., Lake Wales

From US 27, turn east on Central Ave; travel about

3/4 mile to CR 17 (old Alt. 27/Scenic Hwy) and turn

north; travel about 3/4 mile; turn east on Dr. J.A.

Wiltshire Ave (E. North Ave); school is on the left.

 

Click the links below for additional Polk County emergency shelters and resources, such as:  

  • Special needs program
  • Pet-friendly shelters
  • 7-Day survival kit
  • Important telephone numbers
  • Polk County evacuation policy

 English version: https://www.lakewalesfl.gov/DocumentCenter/View/5396/Polk-County-Emergency-Public-Shelter-Locations_English-Version_060122

Spanish version: https://www.lakewalesfl.gov/DocumentCenter/View/5397/Polk-County-Emergency-Public-Shelter-Locations_Spanish-Version_060122

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