Emergency Evacuation Shelter Closes, Red Cross Will Continue To Work With Impacted Residents

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Charlotte-Mecklenburg EMS says the emergency evacuation shelter activated for flood victims on Sunday, June 9th has closed. The shelter closed at noon on Thursday.

Officials say 14 residents and four pets were assisted. The American Red Cross says they will continue to work with those impacted by the floods on an individual basis.

Anyone needing additional information can contact the ARC at 704-376-1661.

Original Story (June 11, 2019):

CHARLOTTE, NC — Charlotte-Mecklenburg Emergency Management says the emergency evacuation shelter that was activated on Sunday in response to the Catawba River flooding has been relocated.

Officials say they worked with their partners Tuesday at the American Red Cross to relocate the shelter to Cook’s Memorial Presbyterian Church located at 3413 Mt. Holly-Huntersville Road in Charlotte.

The shelter is open to anyone impacted by recent flooding of the Catawba River, which damaged numerous homes in the Riverside Drive area on Sunday, June 9th.

The shelter was originally located at Hopewell High School.