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Posted on: August 25, 2020

[ARCHIVED] “Ellis County Hurricane Evacuation Reception Center”

Hurricane Evacuation Reception Center

“Ellis County Hurricane Evacuation Reception Center”

Governor Greg Abbott today announced the opening of several hurricane evacuation centers across Texas, including one location in Ellis County at the Knights of Columbus Hall - 850 S Interstate Highway 45, Ennis TX.

In coordination with the Texas Division of Emergency Management, Ellis County Office of Emergency Management, the City of Ennis, The City of Midlothian, and the Knights of Columbus, this facility will serve as a reception center for those self-evacuating from Hurricane Laura. Texans passing through will be provided with information regarding FEMA, State, and non-profit resources (American Red Cross). Additional information includes pet sheltering, lodging accommodations, and guidance regarding nearby hurricane shelters in the DFW Metroplex.

Evacuation Reception Center Information-

Location: 850 South IH-45, Ennis, TX 75119

Phone: (972) -695-3524


This phone and email will be functional and monitored 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. For more information please dial 2-1-1.

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