Lusk, WY, 9:30 a.m., Wednesday, June 10, 2015 – The Red Cross has opened a recovery assistance center at the Niobrara County Fairgrounds in Lusk, WY. The center will be open every day from 10 a.m to 3 p.m. to provide assistance to those impacted by the June 4, 2015 flash flood.
The Assistance Center will provide an opportunity to speak to a specialist about their individual recovery needs and other services available in the community. A Red Cross nurse will be available to answer questions about avoiding illnesses that are possible following a flood. People can also pick up additional cleaning supplies, bottled water and other useful cleanup items. The Assistance Center will be open daily from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Visitors to the Red Cross assistance center will also have an opportunity to pick up an application for assistance from other community organized donation funds.
Additional rain and hazardous weather is possible in Wyoming this week. Flood and Severe weather preparedness information is available at www.redcross.org/prepare. To stay informed about life threatening weather and to get information about preparedness and recovery please download the new mobile app from the Red Cross called Emergency. Download the app from your preferred provider or from www.redcross.org/apps/