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Hurricane Dorian 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 services below.


Augusta Information

During regular business hours, you can contact:

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

Augusta CVB Corporate Offices: (706) 823-6600

Hotel Availability

Georgia Tourism in partnership with Expedia, has activated their emergency lodging and hotels page to provide travelers and evacuees with real-time accommodations availability. It can be accessed at

To the best of our knowledge this is the status of hotel availability in Augusta/Richmond County as of 9/3/19.

Click here to view hotel availability in Augusta/Richmond County

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.

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

While You're Here

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