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Oklahoma tornadoes: Need help, find help

People who want to help tornado victims can go to county commission District 2 barn today to get an assignment.

FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: May 13, 2010 at 12:15 am •  Published: May 13, 2010

e Salvation Army workers are from Ardmore, Enid, Shawnee, McAlester and Tulsa.

Emotional and spiritual care is available from Salvation Army crews throughout the area.

The American Red Cross of Central Oklahoma also has feeding sites in affected areas. All sites serve breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Feeding locations:

• Cromwell Fire Department — 412 Shawnee Ave.

• Harrah — Harrah Church, 101 S Dobbs Road.

• Norman — Crosspointe Church, 24th Avenue SE and State Highway 9.

• Tecumseh — Pentecostal Church of God, 210 W Washington.

American Red Cross has mobile feeding units in those areas and in Ardmore and Blackwell. Red Cross will be handing out shovels, trash bags and work gloves along with boxes in affected areas. Counselors from Hope Community Center will also be out in affected areas, and at Harrah Church.


Medical workers from the Oklahoma City-County Health Department and area fire departments will continue giving free tetanus vaccinations today to residents and volunteers cleaning up rubble in tornado-damaged areas. The nurses and paramedics will travel to affected neighborhoods to administer the tetanus shots. Free shots are also available from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Oklahoma County District 2 barn, 7501 S Anderson Road, through Saturday. Shots are also given at the health department, 921 NE 23.

Ongoing Coverage: May 10 tornadoes

Volunteers and tornado victims are invited to stop by the collection warehouse, 25 NW 9, during the following times:

→Friday and Saturday: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

→Sunday: Noon to 8 p.m.

→Monday through May 20: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

→May 21-22: Noon to

5 p.m.

Hours are subject to change depending on needs and donations. Tornado victims must bring an insurance claim number to receive donations.


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