Red Cross preparing locally for impact from Hurricane Florence

Johnson City, TN (WJHL) - American Red Cross of Northeast Tennessee is preparing for the local impact from Hurricane Florence.

The Red Cross has opened a shelter for Evacuees only in Gray at Crossroads Christian Church at 1300 Suncrest Drive.

Also shelters in Cocke, Greene, Carter, and Johnson Counties have been put on standby in case of severe flooding. 

The Red Cross has deployed 11 volunteers statewide and 1 locally to areas in the Carolinas.

If you would like to make a monetary donation:

-you can drop a check off at your local chapter

-visit https://www.redcross.org/donate/donation.html/

-call 1-800-RedCross

-text the number: 0999

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