The Union County Medical Reserve Corps has been activated to staff a regional shelter at the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Ave, Cranford 07016.
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.
Special Needs/Functional Needs Shelter is located (Middlesex County) at:
The center is located near Woodbridge Center.
Municipalities that Declared States of Emergencies
A total of 18 municipalities have declared states of emergencies including the following municipalities: Roselle, Rahway, Clark, Winfield, Berkeley Heights, New Providence, Mountainside, Springfield, Cranford, Scotch Plains, Fanwood, Linden, Roselle Park, Rahway, Garwood, Summit, Hillside and Plainfield.