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Posted on: December 15, 2021

[ARCHIVED] City Opens Partner Shelter with Red Cross at Recreation & Swim Complex

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City Opens Partner Shelter with Red Cross at Recreation & Swim Complex


SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CA, December 15, 2021 – In coordination with the American Red Cross and El Dorado County, the City of South Lake Tahoe has opened a partner shelter for anyone impacted by the snowstorm and power outages. The shelter is located at the City’s Recreation and Swim Complex at 1180 Rufus Allen Blvd and is open to all residents of South Lake Tahoe and El Dorado County. 


Hours of Operation: 24/7 until further notice

Services Available: Charging stations, meals, cots and blankets for overnight stay 

Pets:  The shelter does allow service animals, however, it does not allow pets. If you have a pet and need assistance while at the shelter, please contact Tahoe Paws at (775) 721-3647. 

Transportation: TTD’s Route 50 offers stops at US/50 Rufus Allen Blvd. and US/50 San Jose 

COVID-19 Protocols: Masks and temperature checks are required; masks and hand sanitizer will be made available to all shelter clients. Anyone exhibiting symptoms or who is COVID positive will be provided a separate space in the shelter. 


For general shelter questions, contact the Rec Center at (530) 542-6056. 


For media inquiries, contact Lindsey Baker, PIO, at (530) 307-1445. 




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