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LIST: Texas shelters open to evacuees ahead of Hurricane Laura

Tiara Walker holds her dog, Buece, as she waits with her family to board a bus to evacuate Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020, in Galveston, Texas. The evacuees are being taken to Austin, Texas, as Hurricane Laura heads toward the Gulf Coast. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Tiara Walker holds her dog, Buece, as she waits with her family to board a bus to evacuate Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020, in Galveston, Texas. The evacuees are being taken to Austin, Texas, as Hurricane Laura heads toward the Gulf Coast. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) (Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

HOUSTON – With Hurricane Laura making its way to the Gulf Coast, residents are heeding mandatory and voluntary evacuation orders from low-lying and coastal areas.

Several shelters have opened to accommodate evacuees. However, with the coronavirus pandemic, some shelters may restrict the number of evacuees due to social distancing.

Here’s a list of shelters opening across the state. (NOTE: This list will expand once we receive confirmation of additional shelters opening)

Houston-area shelters

Dunbar Gym

11303 Dunbar, Livingston

Forge for Families

3435 Dixie, Houston

Salvation Army - Temple Community Clinic Center

4516 Irvington, Houston

Opening at 11 a.m. Wednesday

East Texas shelters

Clawson Assembly of God

5569 U.S. 69, Pollok

First United Methodist Church

201 E. Hospital, Nacogdoches

Nacogdoches Expo & Civic Center

3805 NW Stallings, Nacogdoches

Cornerstone Baptist Church

1600 Pine, Kountze

San Antonio shelters

254 Gembler Road, San Antonio

Austin shelters

9201 Circuit of the Americas Boulevard, Del Valle

Dallas-Fort Worth shelters

Mesquite Reception Center

15515 East Interstate Highway 20, Mesquite

Ellis County - Knights of Columbus Hall

850 South Interstate Highway 45, Ennis


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