ATTN: Grandy Village, Tidewater Gardens and Calvert Square Residents

 

 

ATTENTION: Grandy Village, Tidewater Gardens and Calvert Square Residents:

Your apartment is located in or near Zone A. In preparation of Hurricane Florence, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam issued a mandatory evacuation of residents living in Zone A.

High winds and serve flooding are anticipated. To ensure the safety of you and your family, NRHA advises that you evacuate the premises.

 

SHELTERS

Please secure a safe evacuation location as soon as possible. If you are unable to secure a safe evacuation location, shelters will be available starting at 1pm on Wednesday, September 12.

  • Norview High School, 6501 Chesapeake Blvd
  • Berkley Community Center*, 121 W Liberty St
  • Bayview Community Center*, 8613 Willow Terrace
  • Crossroads Elementary, 8021 Old Ocean View Rd
  • Southside STEM Academy at Campostella, 1106 Campostella Rd

*Pet friendly shelter. Must properly restrain pet and bring your own food and water for animal.

It is critical to understand that if you do not evacuate your apartment, resources may be UNABLE to assist you for 72 hours or longer. 

 

TRANSPORTATION

  1. Call Norfolk Cares at 757-664-6510 to schedule transportation to a shelter. The sooner the better!
  2. Hampton Roads Transit is offering FREE transportation starting Wednesday morning until service is suspended.
  3. Parking garages are open and available to park for FREE starting Wednesday:   
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    • York Street, 215 W York St
    • Bank Street, 441 Bank St

 

In response to Hurricane Florence, Lyft is providing free rides, up to $15 dollars, using code ‘VAFLORENCE18’ for those who are headed directly to their official shelter. Rides are valid between now and 8 p.m., Sept. 12.

INFORMATION AND ALERTS

For the latest information and alerts, stay tuned to local media channels and the NRHA and City of Norfolk websites and Facebook pages. You can also register for text and email updates on Norfolk Alerts at www.norfolk.gov.

NOTE: Communications and information may be limited during the height of the storm.

 

City of Norfolk website www.norfolk.gov

NRHA website www.nrha.us

 

Facebook:

@Norfolkva

@norfolkredevelopmenthousingauthority

 


 

UPDATE:

  • In response to Hurricane Florence, Lyft is providing free rides, up to $15 dollars, using code ‘VAFLORENCE18’ for those who are headed directly to their official shelter. Rides are valid between now and 8 p.m., Sept. 12.
  • On Wednesday, September 12th, Hampton Roads Transit will offer FREE bus fare to all riders to help people in the hours before the storm lands. HRT Service will be suspended Thursday until Monday because the region is expected to endure severe flooding, power outages and high winds caused by the hurricane.

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