A re-entry pass will be used when an area in the county has been evacuated for any reason. When the area is declared safe for re-entry, law enforcement will look for these passes. The re-entry pass not only speeds up the re-entry process, but also will deter looters and other people from entering the area. The following information will help you locate the proper office for issuance of a re-entry pass.
Currently there are three types of re-entry passes:
|ü Having your evacuation re-entry pass will expedite operations by letting you back into your neighborhood.ü Have a valid ID. Security operations will include checkpoints. Valid identification with your current local address will be needed.
ü Avoid driving. Roads may have debris that could damage your vehicle.
ü Be patient. Access to affected areas will be controlled. You will be able to return to your home once search and rescue operations have deemed it safe.
ü Stay tuned to your local radio station for advice and instructions about emergency medical aid, food, and other forms of assistance.
ü Don’t sight see – especially at night!