Hurricane Florence Emergency Information

In an effort to provide helpful resources to those visiting Augusta’s River Region during this time the Augusta Convention & Visitors Bureau has included information to find hotel, shelter, transportation and other emergency information below.


Augusta Hotel Information

The Augusta Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) will work with Richmond County hotels to monitor hotel availability during emergency situations. During regular business hours, you can contact:

Augusta Visitors Center: (706) 724-4067

Augusta CVB Corporate Offices: (706) 823-6600


Augusta Hotels with Availability

To the best of our knowledge, these are the Augusta hotels that have rooms available as of 9/10/18. Call the Georgia Visitor Information Center, located on I-20 at the Georgia/South Carolina state line, at (706) 737-1446 for information on hotel availability throughout the state of Georgia.

Click here to see all hotels with availability in Augusta, Ga.


Quick Links

Below is a list of quick links to help find emergency management, shelter and transportation information.


All self-evacuees seeking shelter in Augusta can get the latest information about shelter locations by calling Augusta 311 at (706) 821-2300 or the Georgia Department of Transportation 511 hotline at (877) 694-2511.

Richmond County Emergency Management

Georgia Department of Transportation

South Carolina

SC residents can also call 211 from anywhere in South Carolina for shelter and assistance information.

South Carolina Emergency Management

South Carolina Department of Transportation

Animal Shelters

Please call all shelters in advance.

Acute Veterinary Care Clinic (706) 868-7955
Hippodrome (803) 278-4785
Katz and Dogues (706) 738-7641
Meadow Brook Kennels (706) 733-4342
Graced Animal Services & Kennel (706) 738-7168
Winding Lane Kennels and Stables (803) 643-3919
Paradise Kennels (706) 860-1977
Connie's Happy Tails (706) 863-5310
Aiken County Fairgrounds On Hold      
Augusta Animal Services              (706) 790-6836


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While You're Here

Rainy day things to do, comfort food, shopping and events for our Coastal Friends who are here during Hurricane Florence.

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