The following information was provided by the County of Union.
The Union County Medical Reserve Corps has been activated to staff a regional shelter at the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Ave. in Cranford.
The shelter is accepting pets, however, owners must bring crates for animals, food, and litter and any waste disposal bags, etc. for their pets. If animals pose a threat they will have to be removed.
Limited food and water are available for people. No medications will be available. Those in need of the shelter are advised to bring their own medications, any personal hygiene items, etc.
Also, a regional Special Needs/Functional Needs Shelter is located in nearby Middlesex County at: the Woodbridge Community Center, 600 Main St. Woodbridge. The center is located near Woodbridge Center.