As of 6 pm tonight, this shelter has closed. Any evacuee still in need of shelter is asked to call 211 for assistance.
Original news release:
A shelter for local residents has been opened at Riverview Hall, 600 Clyde Fant Parkway in Shreveport.
The shelter can hold 160 people.
Those checking in should be prepared to present identification or driver's license. Residents should also bring all necessary medication.
The shelter is a joint effort between, The City of Shreveport, The Parish of Caddo, and the Caddo Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness.
For questions regarding this press release, please contact Cindy Chadwick at (318) 681-0666