LIST UPDATED FRIDAY: Hurricane Florence shelters in Sumter, Lee, Clarendon for Hurricane Florence


Following is a list of shelters in the tri-county region of Sumter, Lee and Clarendon open for Hurricane Florence evacuees.


Mayewood Middle School, 4300 E. Brewington Road, Sumter SC 29153

Sumter High School, 2580 McCrays Mills Road, Sumter, SC 29154


Clarendon One Resource Center (Old Scott’s Branch High School), 4th Street, Summerton, SC 29148

East Clarendon Middle-High School, 1171 Pope St, Turbeville, SC 29162

Manning High School, 2155 Paxville Hwy, Manning, SC 29102

Old Summerton High School, 1102 4th Street, Summerton, SC 29148

*Please have an emergency pet plan in place prior to admittance to shelter.

The Special Medical Needs Triage Line is actively receiving calls as of Tuesday morning. To register, call 1-800-578-2031. If there are any shelterees being transported by EMS, ask EMS to ensure they have been triaged by the DHEC staff.

Shelterees are reminded to bring with them prescription medications in the original containers, even if the supply is low. Bring enough medical supplies for at least seven days, including daily basis such as glucometers, syringes, dressings and bandages.

Bring medical equipment used at home such as wheel chairs, canes or walkers, hearing aids and eye glasses, and breathing devices, including oxygen concentrators, extra tanks or canisters.

Bring any special foods items and personal items such as toothbrush and toothpaste, deodorant, diapers, blankets and clothing.

Download and share the Clarendon County EMS app for up-to-date information regarding Hurricane Florence. This app is available for download to Apple, Android and Google users.


Lee Central High School, 1800 Wisacky Hwy., Bishopville, SC 29010

Public evacuation shelters do not provide comforts. Shelter evacuees will be placed in hallways while winds are in excess of 39 miles per hours. Shelter capabilities are determined by allocation of 15 square feet per person.

Please bring:

* Bedding – blankets, sleeping bags, pillows

* One day food supply – consider dietary needs

* Essential medications – fill any prescriptions to ensure enough supply

* Phone and charger

* Personal hygiene items – toothbrush, toothpaste, etc.

* Clothing – consider rain gear and sturdy shoes

* Infant needs – formula, diapers, etc.

* Children’s items – reading books, stuffed animals or coloring books and crayons


* Flowertown Elementary School, 20 King Charles Circle, Summerville, SC 29486

Andrews Elementary School, 13072 County Line Road, Andrews, SC 29510

Barnwell Elementary School, 10524 Marlboro Ave., Barnwell, SC 29812

Lewisville Middle School, 3595 Lancaster Hwy., Richburg, SC

Kingstree Senior High, 615 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave., Kingstree, SC

Woodland High School, 4128 U.S. Hwy. 78, Dorchester, SC

CE Murray High School, 222 C E Murray Blvd., Greeleyville, SC 29056

Lake City High School, 652 N. Matthews Road, Lake City, SC 29560

Wilson High School, 1411 E. Old Marion Highway, Florence, SC 29506

Camden High School, 1022 Ehrenclou Drive, Camden, SC

Westview Middle School, 100 Westview Blvd., Goose Creek, SC 29445

Clover First Baptist Church, 117 S. Main St., Clover, SC

Boyd Hill Center, 1165 Constitution Ave., Rock Hill, SC

Chester Middle School, 1014 McCandless Road, Chester, SC 29706

Voorhees College, 5573 Voorhees Road, Denmark, SC 29042

Berkeley Middle School, 320 N. Live Oak Drive, Moncks Corner, SC 29461

Cross High School, 1293 Old Highway 6, Cross, SC 29436

Macedonia Middle School, 200 Macedonia Foxes Circle, Moncks Corner, SC 29461

St Stephen Elementary School, 1053 Russellville Road, Saint Stephen, SC 29479

Westview Primary School - County Medical Center, 98 Westview Blvd., Goose Creekm SC 29445

Calhoun County High School, 150 Saints Ave., Saint Matthews, SC 29135

Darlington Middle School, 150 Pinedale Drive, Darlington, SC 29532

Hartsville Middle School, 1427 14th St., Hartsville, SC 29550

Lamar High School, 216 N. Darlington Ave., Lamar, SC 29069

Rosenwald Elementary School, 508 Church St., Society Hill, SC 29593

Dillon Middle School, 1803 Joan Drive, SC 29536

Lake View High School, 401 E. 3rd Ave., Lake View, SC 29563

Dubose Middle School, 1005 Dubose School Road, Summerville, SC 29483 **PET FRIENDLY**

Fairfield Magnet School, 1647 U.S. 321 Bypass, Winnsboro, SC 29180

Hannah-Pamplico Elementary and Middle School, 2131 S. Pamplico Highway, SC 29583

South Florence High School, 3200 South Irby St., Florence, SC 29505

Timmonsville Educational Center, 304 Kemper St., Timmonsville, SC 29161

Anyor Middle School, 400 Frye Road, Galivants Ferry, SC 29544

Conway High School, 2301 Church St., Conway, SC 29526

Loris High School, 301 Loris Lions Road, Loris, SC 29569

North Myrtle Beach High School, 3750 Sea Mountain Highway, Little River, SC 29566

Ocean Bay Elementary School, 950 International Drive, Myrtle Beach, 29579

Ocean Bay Middle School, 905 International Drive, Myrtle Beach, 29579

Palmetto Bay Elementary School, 8900 South Carolina 544, Myrtle Beach, SC 29588

Whittemore Park Middle School, 1808 Rhue Street, Conway, SC 29527

Ridgeland High-Junior-Elementary Complex, 250 Jaguar Trail, Ridgeland, SC 29936

Creek Bridge High School, 6641 S.C. 41, Marion, SC 29571

Marion High School, 1205 S. Main St., Marion, SC 29571

Palmetto Middle School, 305 O’Neal St., Mullins, SC 29574

Branchville High School, 1349 Dorange Road, Branchville, SC 29432

Hunter-Kinard Tyler School, Norway Road, Norway, SC 29113

Lake Marion High School, 3656 Tee Vee Road, Santee, SC 29142

Orangeburg-Wilkinson High School, 601 Bruin Drive, Orangeburg, SC 29118

Ridge View High School, 4801 HardScrabble Road, Columbia SC 29229

D.P. Cooper Elementary School, 4568 Seaboard Road., Salters, SC 29590

Hemingway High School, 402 S. Main St., Hemingway, SC 29554

Colleton County High School, 150 Cougar Nation Drive, Walterboro, SC 29488

Pleasant Hill Elementary, 127 Schoolhouse Road, Hemingway SC, 29554

Blenheim Elementary/Middle School, 143 Highland St., Blenheim, SC 29516 **PET FRIENDLY**

Newington Elementary, 10 King Charles Circle, Summerville, SC 29485

Mt. Holly Methodist Church, 1996 Mount Holly Road, Rock Hill, SC 29730

Latta Early Childhood Education Center, 134 Latimer St., Latta, SC 29565

Cane Bay High School, 1624 State Road, Summerville, SC 29483 **PET FRIENDLY**

Source: SCEMD

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