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Hurricane Dorian: Uber offering free rides to Florida evacuation shelters

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Posted at 9:40 AM, Sep 02, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-02 09:40:55-04

(WPTV) — Uber is now offering free rides for people evacuating from Hurricane Dorian.

The rides are free up to $20 each way to and from state-approved evacuation shelters in Florida.

The promo code for the free ride is DORIANRELIEF.

There are currently nine general population shelters in Palm Beach County. They are:

  • Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Elem. School, 1501 Avenue U, Riviera Beach
  • Independence Middle School, 4001 Greenway Dr., Jupiter
  • Lakeshore Middle School, 425 W Canal St N, Belle Glade
  • Pahokee Middle School, 850 Larrimore Rd, Pahokee
  • Palm Beach Gardens High School, 4245 Holly Dr., Palm Beach Gardens
  • Palm Beach Central High School, 8499 Forest Hill Blvd, Wellington
  • Park Vista High School, 7900 Jog Rd, Lake Worth
  • Forest Hill High School, 6901 Parker Avenue, West Palm Beach
  • Atlantic Community High School, 2455 W. Atlantic Avenue, Delray Beach

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The special needs shelter is located at 9067 Southern Boulevard, West Palm Beach. If you are registered, you should have received notification. People with special medical needs should register for our Special Needs Program by calling (561) 712-6400 or visiting our website www.readypbc.org .

The pet-friendly shelter is located at 6000 Northtree Boulevard, Lake Worth. This shelter is available to Palm Beach County residents residing in a mandatory evacuation zone or in mobile homes.