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May 31, 2020 - Orlando Sentinel (Florida)

Evacuees stand in line to enter Germain Arena, renamed Hertz Arena in 2018, in Estero, which was used as a fallout shelter in advance of Hurricane Irma on Sept. 9, 2017.Gerald Herbert/AP

The Red Cross runs public shelters, but medical care will not be available. Shelters have food, but if you have special diet needs or want snacks, bring your own.

You can't take guns or alcohol to shelters, but here is what you should bring:

*Three-day supply of water per person.