Red Cross opens shelter at Jefferson High School

The American Red Cross has opened an emergency shelter at Jefferson High School for individuals and families, as well as families with domestic pets — cats and dogs only — affected by Hurricane Sandy. Individuals needing transportation can call 304-728-6345. Jefferson High School is located at 4141 Flowing Springs Road, Shenandoah Junction. People coming to the shelter should remember to bring the following items:

· Prescription medication
· Valuable papers and identification
· Toiletries
· Change of clothing
· Blankets, pillows and/or sleeping bags
· Baby food and diapers

Register immediately upon entering the shelter.
Obey shelter rules.
Keep the building safe and sanitary.

The following items are not allowed: Alcoholic beverages, illegal drugs and weapons.

Hot Line at the Emergency Operations Center for non-emergency information is 304-728-6345.

If you have a power outage, call 1-888-LIGHTSS.

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