Red Cross opening shelters


Due to rising water, the Red Cross is opening two shelters to assist those who have been forced to evacuate their homes.  The Homer Village Hall in Champaign County, located at 500 East 2nd Street in Homer, is receiving evacuees.  In addition, the First Church of Christ in Vermilion County, located at 503 North Main Street in Georgetown.  


Shelters can also be found on the "shelters" tab in the Red Cross Tornado App (available for DROID or Apple) or by visiting Anyone needing Red Cross assistance should go to one of these locations or call (217) 351-5861.  

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