Rock River Chapter Opens Shelter for Residents Affected by Flooding

The Rock River Chapter of the American Red Cross, at the urging of city officials, has opened an emergency shelter at Harlem High School located at 1 Huskie Circle in Machesney Park; please enter through Entrance 7 where registration will begin at 2 p.m.

The Chapter encourages those who need shelter to bring pillows and blankets if they can, along with any medications. Currently it’s estimated that 4 families and 20 plus individuals have been affected, and are expected to seek shelter at the shelter. If any individuals need immediate assistance – food, shelter, clothing- please contact the chapter at: (815) 963-8471.


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