Anyone who needs information on Red Cross tornado relief services in Catoosa County, is urged to call, the Northwest Georgia Chapter which serves Bartow, Catoosa, Chattooga, Dade, Floyd, Gordon, Murray, Polk, Walker and Whitfield counties, at 706-291-6648.
The Red Cross statewide Tornado Call Center has closed.
“We look forward to continuing to assist those who still need our help,” said Sara Hicks-West, director of the Georgia Red Cross Tornado relief operation.
Red Cross response in Catoosa County as of May 15
418 Red Cross volunteers and staff in hard-hit areas of Georgia are working with community partners to help families meet their tornado-caused needs.
13,261 meals have been served and 10 emergency response vehicles were mobilized to provide mobile feeding and clean-up supply distribution.
4,698 bulk items have been distributed (including rakes, sunscreen, diapers, baby formula, insect repellent, garbage bags, dust masks, paper towels and more).
261 people were provided safe haven in one Red Cross shelter. As people made their way home or found alternative housing, Red Cross shelters were closed. The Red Cross is working with local emergency partners to ensure any temporary emergency housing needs are met.