Shelter Now Open at Lee District RECenter
Posted 3:11 p.m.
A shelter has been established at the Lee District RECenter, 6601 Telegraph Road, Alexandria. Directions can be found at www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/maps/parkmaps_lee.htm.
Items to bring to the shelter include:
- A three-day supply of special items for any older adults, people with disabilities or infant members of your household, including assistive equipment.
- Special diet food, esp. if you have food restrictions/allergies.
- Change of clothing.
- Pillows, if needed.
- Blankets and cots will be provided.
Pets – Animal Control will have a mobile van to shelter companion animals (cats and dogs) affected at the Lee District RECenter. Do not bring the pet’s toys and food. Dogs must be on a leash and cats must be in a carrier.
Travel Safely: Turn around, don’t drown – Never drive through standing water on a roadway — turn around, don’t drown. Water may be much deeper than you think.
Once you are in a safe location, let a family member or friend know your whereabouts.
For additional information or questions, call the emergency hotline at 571-350-1300, TTY 711.
Fairfax County will continue to monitor the storm and will provide updates on additional shelters as needed.