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 Emergency Information

In an effort to provide helpful resources to those visiting Augusta’s River Region during this time, Destination Augusta has included information to find hotels, shelters, transportation, and other emergency services below.

Augusta Information

During regular business hours, you can contact:

Augusta & Co./Augusta Visitors Center: (706) 724-4067

Destination Augusta Corporate Offices: (706) 823-6600

Georgia Travel Information

Explore Georgia has developed a resource page for storm information and updates at This page includes hotel/lodging information, State Visitor Information Center contact information/hours, and links to emergency resources. Click here to view the Georgia Travel Information resource page. 

Quick Links

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

Sign up with the Everbridge Emergency Notification System to receive emergency notices and important community news. 


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.

South Carolina

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

Animal Boarding & Shelters

Please call all shelters in advance.

Augusta Animal Services
(706) 790-6836
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
The Animal House
(706) 737-5960

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