Two shelters in the Greater St. Louis area have closed today:
- Kennedy Recreation Complex at 6050 Wells Road, St. Louis
- Saint John United Church of Christ at 405 S. 5th St., St. Charles.
Three Red Cross shelters remain open across the state of Missouri in response to flooding.
Southeast Missouri shelter:
- Zion United Methodist Church at 3652 State Highway Z, Cape Girardeau, MO (in the Southeast Missouri Red Cross chapter).
Eastern Missouri shelters in Greater St. Louis area:
- Winfield High School at 3920 State Hwy 47, Winfield, MO (Greater St. Louis MO chapter) Opened 5/29. Pet Trailer available--residents are asked to bring pet food for pets and will need to care for their pets while there.
Central Missouri shelters in response to flooding and tornadoes:
- Open Bible Praise Center, 16991 Hwy 87 Boonville, MO (Central and Northwest MO chapter) Opened 5/31.
Items to bring to a shelter include clothing for a few days, bedding, toiletries, essential medication, and items for your children. Anyone who needs to find a shelter may visit redcross.org/shelter, download the free Red Cross Emergency App or call 1-800-REDCROSS (1-800-733-2767). The Emergency App is available in app stores by searching for the American Red Cross or going to redcross.org/apps.
Since the spring flooding and tornado responses began, the Red Cross provided the following:
- More than 1,500 shelter stays
- Over 24,000 meals and snacks
- Nearly 600 disaster workers including volunteers and staff
- More than 4,000 disaster supplies distributed