Belle Glade Sun

Florida Health in Palm Beach County prepares for storm

Florida Health in Palm Beach County and the Health Care District of Palm Beach County in anticipation of Hurricane Matthew have closed their facilities Wednesday, October 5.

The Departments along with Palm Beach County are jointly setting up the Special Needs Shelter located at the South Florida Fairgrounds. The shelter should be accepting patients beginning at 2 p.m., Wednesday, October 5.

The Health Department will be active as ESF 8 at the Palm Beach County Emergency Operations Center. The Health Department phone is 561-840-4500.