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Science and the Environment

Shelter Opens in Springfield for Flood Victims

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The Red Cross has opened an emergency shelter at the request of the Springfield-Greene County Office of Emergency Management.  The shelter, at Day Springs Christian Church, 2157 N. Prospect in Springfield, opened at 8 last night to house residents impacted by flooding.

City Utilities is providing free rides to the bus stop in front of the curhc from 6 am to 10 pm while the shelter is open.  Riders just need to ask the bus driver to take them to the Red Cross Shelter.

For more information about the shelter, call 207-6349.

Meanwhile, the shelter in Branson has moved to the Branson Salvation Army, 1114 Stanley Avenue.