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Red Cross Emergency Shelter Opening September 13 at Glenwood Recreation Center

Post Date:09/12/2018 1:53 PM

The Red Cross will open an emergency shelter at Glenwood Recreation Center beginning at 12 noon, Thursday, September 13 for individuals in need of a safe place to stay as the Triad experiences the effects of Hurricane Florence. This shelter is located at 2010 Coliseum Blvd. and will be open 24 hours a day until further notice.

People who plan to stay at the shelter are asked to bring their medications, toiletries, a pillow and blanket or a sleeping bag, and a towel. This shelter is available for local residents, including individuals whose homes were damaged by the April tornado, and people who have evacuated from other areas that have been impacted by the hurricane. Pets are allowed, but will be segregated from people. Service animals are welcome.

The Interactive Resource Center will open its White Flag emergency warming station at 4 pm, Thursday, September 13 through Saturday, September 15 at 407 E. Washington St.

For more information about the shelter, contact the Red Cross as www.redcross.org or 336-333-2111.