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Red Cross: 419 adults and children stayed in shelters Thursday night

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CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) -

The Red Cross says 419 adults and children stayed in Red Cross shelters Thursday night across the Palmetto SC region to escape the freezing weather.

Officials say the status of Red Cross shelters open remains fluid as Red Cross continues to work with emergency management officials to meet the needs of the community.

Officials with the American Red Cross say shelters are open across several Lowcountry counties, and additional shelters are on stand by for those needing a place to stay warm.

The following Red Cross shelters are open:

Aiken High School

449 Rutland DR
AIKEN SC 29801

Bamberg Ehrhardt High School

267 Red Raider Dr.
BAMBERG SC 29003

Beach Church - CLOSED

557 George Bishop Parkway Myrtle Beach SC
MYRTLE BEACH SC 29577

BERKELEY MIDDLE SCHOOL

320 N. Live Oak Dr.
MONCKS CORNER SC 29461

Calhoun Convalescent Center Inc

601 Dantzler St
ST MATTHEWS SC 29135

Cane Bay Middle School - CLOSED

1175 Cane Bay Blvd
SUMMERVILLE SC 29483

Colleton County Middle School

1379 Tuskegee Airmen Dr
WALTERBORO SC 29488

Conway Rec Center - CLOSED

1515 Mill Pond Rd
CONWAY SC 29526

Cornerstone Community Church

1481 Chestnut St
ORANGEBURG SC 29115

Darlington Middle School - CLOSED

150 PINEDALE STREET
DARLINGTON SC 29532

DILLON HIGH SCHOOL

1730 HIGHWAY 301 North
DILLON SC 29536

LAKE CITY HIGH SCHOOL

652 N MATTHEWS RD
LAKE CITY SC 29560

MARION HIGH SCHOOL

1205 SOUTH MARION STREET
MARION SC 29571

South Carolina Baptist Convention

190 Stoneridge Drive
COLUMBIA SC 29210

SOUTH FLORENCE HIGH SCHOOL

3200 S IRBY STREET
FLORENCE SC 29505

St. George Middle School

600 Minus Street, St. George

St. Stephen Elementary School

 

1053 Russelville, St. Stephen

The Red Cross encourages anyone coming to a shelter to bring the following items for each member of their family: prescription and emergency medications, extra clothing, pillows, blankets, hygiene supplies, and comfort items. 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.

To find a shelter near you download the free shelter app at www.redcross.org/mobileapps or on iTunes. The app is updated every 30 minutes when a shelter is open. People can also visit http://www.redcross.org/find-help/shelter

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