Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness - State of LouisianaSince 1990, the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security & Emgergency Preparedness has coordinated several hundred State Disaster Declarations authorized under the Governor's signature. The GOHSEP staff is poised and ready to serve the people of Louisiana at a moment’s notice.
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Because of the fluid nature of shelter occupancy, citizens are encouraged to obtain information about shelter openings and locations at shelter information points along the evacuation route. Information about shelter evacuation points will be posted on this site as well as on the Department of Children and Family Services, the Louisiana State Police website, or by calling the American Red Cross at toll-free number, (866) GET-INFO or (866) 438-4636.

Shelter information points include:
  • Vidalia Tourist Welcome Center | U.S. I-65 and U.S. 84/1401 Carter Street
  • Tallulah TA Truck Stop | Exit 171 - U.S. I-20 and U.S. I-65
  • Marksville Paragon Casino Resort
  • Bunkie Sammy’s Truck Stop | Exit 53 – I-49/3601 LA 115 W
  • Alexandria Med Express Office | 7525 U.S. 71
  • Shreveport P.E. Gym at LSU-Shreveport | One University Place
  • Leesville Pickering High School | 180 Lebleu Rd.
  • Oberlin Tourist Information Center | 8904 U.S. I-65
  • Simmesport Maddie’s Truck Plaza | 15972 LA 1