Red Cross Emergency Shelters Close


The American Red Cross closed its emergency shelters at Cherry Valley Elementary school in Licking County and at Central Elementary School in Hocking County closed Sunday.  Those in Franklin, Muskingum and Fairfield counties closed Saturday night.

The Red Cross said fewer residents were turning to the shelters as power came back on around the area.

Additional shelters in southeast Ohio were going to remain open while there was a need. Cooling centers were also open this weekend. All community members were encouraged to check on their neighbors, friends and family because of the high heat index.
If you would like to help people affected by disasters like the recent severe storms, you can make a donation today to support American Red Cross Disaster Relief by visiting, calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), sending a check made payable to the American Red Cross to 995 East Broad Street, Columbus, OH 43205 or your local chapter, or texting the word REDCROSS to 90999 to make a $10 donation.

Emergency Shelters
Perry County: Crooksville High School, 4075 County Rd., Crooksville
Hocking County: Central Elementary School, 445 N. Market St., Logan
Licking County: Cherry Valley Elementary, 1040 W. Main St., Newark
Guernsey County: Liberty Community Fire, 271 Cemetary Rd., Kimbolton

Cooling Centers

Franklin County:
Bexley Public Library, 2411 East Main Street, 1:00 pm-5:00 pm on July 8. ADA compliant. No pets.
Dublin- Dublin Community Center, 5600 Post Rd. 8:00 am-8:00 pm on July 8. ADA compliant. No pets. Dublin residents only.
Worthington Community Center, 345 East Wilson Bridge Rd., 10:00 am-6:00 pm on July 8. ADA compliant. No pets.
McConnell Arts Center (MAC), 777 Evening Street, noon until 5:00 pm on July 8.  Electricity, art, and WiFi.
Central-Southeast Ohio
Athens Community Center, 701 E. State St., Athens

Vinton County Middle School: 63780 Locker Plant Road, McArthur, 10a.m.-6p.m. daily through Sunday.

Gallia County Senior Center: 1167 St. Rt. 160, Gallipolis, Noon - 6 p.m.

Cambridge Senior Citizen Center: 1022 Carlyle Ave., Cambridge

Kenyon Athletic Complex: Duff St., Gambier - 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Fredericktown Presbyterian Church: 17 S. Main St., Fredericktown - 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
 Morrow County Senior Center: 41 West Center St. Mt. Gilead, Ohio until 6 p.m.

Lookout Park: 801 Lancaster St., Marietta

Salvation Army: 250 East Main St., Newark, Noon-6 p.m. (closing on Monday)

Curtis Hall, Denison University: Granville, 9:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.
Cherry Valley Elementary School: 1040 West Main Street, Newark

National Trail Fire Department: 362 Church St. Gratiot (closing on Monday)

American Red Cross, 121 W. Mulberry St., Lancaster
Central Elementary School, 445 N. Market St., Logan