American Red Cross closes three Southeast Missouri flood shelters

Thursday, March 20, 2008

The local chapter of the American Red Cross announced today that it was closing flood shelters in Jackson, Zalma and Marble Hill, citing a lack of need in those areas.

Shelters remain open in Delta and Piedmont.

Last night 145 people registered in four shelters in Zalma, Delta, Marble Hill and Jackson, the Red Cross reported. Of those, 92 people stayed overnight.

To contact the shelters, call 573-794-2200 for Delta and 573-223-7433 for Piedmont.

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