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(KFVS) -

Agencies are establishing disaster relief drop points throughout Paducah and McCracken County, Ky.

At this time, the McCracken County Sheriff's Department said monetary donations are not being accepted; however, the following items are requested:

  • Hygiene products
  • Cleaning supplies and tools (rakes, shovels, brooms)
  • Household items
  • Water
  • Food (non perishable)
  • Cold weather clothing
  • Pet supplies

The following drop points will be collecting these items from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.:

  • Paducah Fire Department Station 1, located at 301 Washington Street
  • Mercy Regional EMS Station 1, located at 3551 Coleman Road
  • Lone Oak Fire Department, Station 1, located at 111 Cave Thomas Drive

All questions about the drop points should be directed to Mercy Regional EMS at 270-450-8050.

Victim registration will be from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Brookport City Council chambers on Tuesday, November 19.

Volunteers will then be welcome to register Wednesday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Veach Station just outside of Brookport off Highway 45 in Massac County.

SMART Shuttles will resume service to  Brookport Wednesday.

Banterra Bank of Metropolis is collecting monetary donations.

According to The Red Cross, those looking to help in Scott County can plan on attending a meeting at 417 N Main at 6 p.m. on Tuesday.

Also, Saturday morning at Blodgett Volunteer Fire Department volunteers with be gathering to clean up debris.

Project Hope and the Landing Strip will be collecting pet supplies. You can call the Landing Strip at 618-638-6697 for more information.

The Red Cross has set up at the First Baptist Church in Metropolis at Metropolis Road and Massac Creek Road.

Officials plan to put out a call for volunteers but currrently the public is asked to not come to the site until that time.

Cleaning supply donations only are being accepted at the First Baptist Church in Metropolis at Metropolis Road and Massac Creek Road.

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