Special instructions for the pet-friendly shelter at Jacksonville Commons Middle School:
Pets will only be permitted at the Jacksonville Commons Middle School shelter and MUST have a carrier or crate. Pets will remain with families during COVID-19 sheltering and owners will be responsible for their care. If you plan to shelter with your pet, please pack all necessary items for their care. ALL animals must be crated, should be wearing a collar with valid rabies tag, and be on-leash when outside the crate for exercise/potty break purposes. Please ensure that you have adequate food and supplies to care for your pet.

Information for ALL shelter locations:
Citizens coming to the shelters should wear a face covering, bring hand sanitizer, their own bedding, items for their children’s care, snacks and any necessary medications. Red Cross and CDC Guidelines for social distancing will be followed. All citizens will be required to register upon arrival at the shelter and sign a release form. All citizens will be screened for COVID-19 upon arrival to the shelter.

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