St. Johns County opens post-Ian impact shelter

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ST. JOHNS COUNTY, Fla. – In response to impacts from Hurricane Ian, St. Johns County on Friday opened the Solomon Calhoun Community Center, located at 1300 Duval St., as a post-impact shelter for those who are unable to return to their homes.

All other shelters that were opened for people who evacuated during the storm have closed.

Officials said the county received significant impacts from Ian including numerous trees and powerlines down and flooding that has caused hazardous conditions.

Damage assessments started Friday as crews removed debris as quickly as possible. Residents are urged to remain patient as this process will take some time.

For updates on Hurricane Ian recovery efforts in St. Johns County, you can visit or call the St. Johns County Emergency Management Citizen Information Line at 904.824.5550.