The Tampa Bay Chapter of the American Red Cross has opened the following shelters to help residents flooded out of their homes:
+ Seffner Civic Center, 1209 S. Kingsway Road, Seffner;
+ Lutz Civic Center, 100 First St. N, Lutz;
+ St. Joseph Catholic Church, 38710 Fifth Ave., Zephyrhills;
+ First Presbyterian Church, 7540 Ridge Road, Port Richey;
+ Calvary Chapel, 9099 U.S. 19 N, Pinellas Park in the Mainlands Village Shopping Center;
+ First United Methodist Church, 501 E Tarpon Ave., Tarpon Springs.
The Red Cross suggests families and individuals bring basic emergency and personal items, including pillows and bedding; medicine and other health-related items; extra clothing; snacks; baby formula, food and diapers; games and toys for children; and personal identification.
For information, call 1-866-438-4636.