Orange County will begin picking up damaged debris as soon as
possible. Any flood related materials
that citizens may want removed from the area must be separated into four
distinct categories. FEMA requirements for separation of debris and damaged
material are as follows:
• C&D Piles- construction and demolition materials
• Green ...Waste Piles- tree limbs, branches and cuttings
• White Goods- refrigerators, stoves, washers, dryers, freezers, etc.
• Hazardous Waste- paints, household chemicals, etc.
Please place the debris to the side of the road in a manner that is NOT
blocking the roadway in any way. The
debris should be placed in the proper piles and also should be accessible for
pick up with a grappling truck.
UNIT / EMERGENCY ROOM
Orange County now
has a fully operational mobile emergency room.
The MMU is in the
parking lot of the Baptist Hospital located at 608 Strickland Dr,
Orange, TX 77630. The MMU is capable of
handling medical emergencies and have ambulances to respond throughout the
Currently 93 have
been seen by medical personnel at The Texas Department of State Health
Emergency Medical Task Force’s mobile medical unit with a wide range of medical
symptoms. 25 patients were discharged
and 5 were admitted.
RED CROSS SHELTER
A Red Cross shelter
is available for those that have been displace or in need of a place to
stay. That shelter is located at:
Port Arthur, Texas 77642