Red Cross Opens Overnight Storm Shelters in North and South County

20-08-2023 16:53:00

The Red Cross is opening two overnight storm shelters for people forced from their homes. The Shelters are located at:

Corky Smith Gymnasium
274 Pico Avenue
San Marcos, CA 92069

Southwestern College Jaguar Aquatics Wellness and Sports
900 Otay Lakes Road
Chula Vista, CA 91910

The shelters offer food and rest for all in the community who need it. The Red Cross shelters will serve people with a wide range of needs, including people with disabilities, children and seniors. Pets will only be accommodated at the Chula Vista shelter.

For the latest emergency updates in English and Spanish, visit, and download the SD Emergency app. If you are affected by the storm and need to talk to someone by phone about evacuations, shelters, road closures and other non-emergency disaster-related services, call 211. If you are hearing impaired, dial 711 and ask to be connected to (858) 300-1211.