Red Cross shelters open in Southeast Missouri, Southern Illinois

Sunday, May 1, 2011 ~ Updated 11:57 AM

The American Red Cross announced it had the following shelters open for flood victims in Southeast Missouri as of Sunday morning:

Cape Girardeau County

* Osage Centre, 1625 N. Kingshighway. Twelve people were in the shelter overnight Saturday.

Stoddard County

* Advance High School Gym, 201 E. School St. Advance

* Lighthouse Christian Center Ministries, 13900 State Hwy. 25 North, Dexter

Mississippi County

* First Baptist Church, 205 Pearl Street, East Prairie

* First Baptist Church, 301 South Main, Charleston

New Madrid County

* Morehouse First Baptist Church, 210 Beech St., Morehouse. Twenty-five people were in the shelter Saturday night.

In Southern Illinois, shelters were open at the following locations:

* Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 7168 Old Highway 13, Carbondale

* Shawnee Community College, 8364 Shawnee College Road, Ullin

* Waldo Baptist Church, 6970 Waldo Church Road, Metropolis

Those in need of help in Southeast Missouri and Southern Illinois should call 1-800-RED-CROSS.

Map of pertinent addresses

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