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Mississippi 08/31/08

Shelters

Madison, MS : Parkway Pentecostal Church , First Baptist Church will be open at 5pm but there is a waiting list.

Warren County:  Bovina Baptist Church, Calvary Baptist Church, Eagle Lake Baptist Church, Hawkins Methodist Church, Vicksburg Church of Christ, and First Baptist Church of Vicksburg. The Vicksburg city auditorium is on stand-by.

Copiah County:  Shelters in Crystal Springs : Highland Baptist Church, Spring of Praise Church, Harmony Baptist Church, County Line Baptist Church and  Hopewell Baptist Church. In Hazlehurst : Mount Zion Church, Magee First Baptist Church and Hazlehurst Methodist.   Wesson:   Sylvarena Baptist Church.

Rankin County:   Shelter in Star : Piney Woods School . Richland: Richland High School Gym.

Hinds County:   Shelter for Special Medical Needs - Raymond, Hinds Community College.Note: Dialysis patients with concerns about maintaining their routine dialysis schedule or the availability of dialysis facilities for evacuees should call the transient treatment travel line toll free 1-877-936-9260.  Jackson: Cathedral A.M.E. Church, Northside Drive - New Jerusalem Church, 5708 Old Canton Road and New Jerusalem Church(South Jackson) 1285 Raymond Road.  The Jackson fairgrounds can still take 200 small animals, but no more horses.  Smith County: Shelter in Raleigh:  Red Cross Shelter at the AG Complex, Highway 35.  Smith County Agricultural Complex has 300 spaces.

Simpson County:  Shelter in Pinola: Bethleham Baptist Church, Highway 28

Wilkinson County:  Shelter in Woodville: Wilkinson County Industrial Complex has 200 spaces.

Franklin County:  Shelter in Meadville: Franklin County High School has 100 spaces.

 

THE FOLLOWING SHELTERS ARE FULL:

First Baptist Church of Jackson, N. State Street, if now full.

Morrison Heights Baptist Church,  Clinton

Mississippi Coliseum Fairgrounds, Jackson 

Metro Area Red Cross Shelters are at capacity.  This includes shelters at the Jackson Coliseum and the Trademart.

Pearl Steet A.M.E. Church

**NOTE**

IF YOU INTEND TO STAY IN A SHELTER, PLEASE BRING CLOTHES, PERSONAL ITEMS, TOYS AND ENTERTAINMENT FOR CHILDREN AND ANY MEDICATIONS YOU MAY NEED.

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