Repost from @cityofpg ---Thousands of residents from the Williams Lake area who had been evacuated to Prince George are now able to go home. An evacuation order has been downgraded to an evacuation alert in the following areas:
• The City of Williams Lake
• 150 Mile House
• Fox Mountain
• Pine Valley
Residents of those areas...
• ...who need transportation to get home are required to pre-register at the Emergency Reception Centre at the College of New Caledonia today. Buses will be leaving Prince George on Saturday, July 29, and delivering people, their belongings, and their pets to Williams Lake. The Emergency Reception Centre at CNC has more information; it is open from 9:00am to 7:00pm today. • ...who are choosing to stay in Prince George for medical reasons need to visit the Emergency Reception Centre at the College of New Caledonia if they wish to continue receiving financial support for services such as lodging and groceries beyond the expiry of their current vouchers.
Hours for the Emergency Reception Centre at CNC:
Friday, 9:00am - 7:00pm
Saturday and Sunday, 8:00am – 4:00pm
Questions? Call 1-800-585-9559
The Emergency Reception Centre is located in the Gymnasium at the College of New Caledonia. The address is 3330 22 Avenue in Prince George.
Important information from the Cariboo Regional District for those returning to Williams Lake:
View questions and answers, along with resources, for those returning home after evacuation:
View an important update on health services in Williams Lake from Interior Health:
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