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Essex County Virginia Emergency Management

Emergency Shelter

tappa-essex-intermediateThe Essex County Emergency Shelter located at:
Essex Intermediate School,
912 Intermediate School Circle, Tappahannock.
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Non-ambulatory persons with special medical needs who require shelter should contact the Essex County Emergency Operations Center at 443-5805 or 443-4519 for further information.

ITEMS TO BRING WITH YOU:

Pillows and pillowcases for each person.
Board games for entertainment.
Special items for infants (clothes, diapers, milk or formula, water to mix with dry formula, powder, bottles and nipples, food, small toys, blankets, portable crib, etc.).
Personal hygiene items such as towels, washcloths, soap, toothbrushes, toothpaste, deodorant and feminine supplies.
prescription medications and any other medical supplies.
Snacks, comfort food and special dietary needs.
Reading and writing materials.
Flashlight with batteries.
Change of clothes, including rain gear, sturdy shoes, and extra socks and underwear.
Extra pair of glasses or contacts, and contact lens case and solution.
Special items for elderly or disabled family members.

DO NOT BRING.....

Illegal Drugs
Alcohol
Any form of Weapon
You will not be allowed in the shelter with any of these items