American Red Cross Capital Area Chapter Opens Shelters With Others On Standby
The American Red Cross Capital Area Chapter has opened Toler Elementary School for mandatory evacuation from Franklin County.
Other shelters on standby include Crawfordville Elementary in Wakulla County, Taylor County Elementary School, and for Leon County; Oak Ridge Elementary School, Springwood Elementary School and Lawton Chiles High School.
The chapter will be partially activating our Chapter Disaster Operations Center tomorrow as the Chapter will continue to ramp up for this storm for sheltering and Mass Care..
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