Information On Emergency Shelters

By: Newsplex
By: Newsplex

March 6, 2013

The American Red Cross, in coordination with local Emergency Management Offices, is opening the following shelters for those impacted by the snowstorm:

Ruckersville Elementary School
105 Progress Pl, Ruckersville, VA 22968

Salem Volunteer Fire Department
13428 Scotts Mill Road Culpeper VA 22709

Kate Collins Middle School
1625 Ivy St. Waynesboro, VA 22980

Fluvanna High School
1918 Thomas Jefferson PKWY Palmyra, VA 22963

People are encouraged to come to the shelter if they feel unsafe and need a warm place to stay. The Red Cross encourages anyone coming to the shelter to bring the following items for each member of their family:

Prescription and emergency medications
Extra clothing
Pillows, blankets
Hygiene Supplies

It’s also important not to forget special items for children, such as diapers, formula and toys, and other items for family members who have unique needs.

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