The relief effort for the victims continue through the night..
For victim's of the tornado, they had a safe haven at Crooksville High School which was transformed into a relief zone. ***Update***Shelter moved from High School to Crooksville Fire Department****Update
"We felt that it was safe to keep all the people here in the building after that the red cross had contacted me and we decided that we would use this as a spot," says Crooksville Principal, Kasey Coffey...
It's been hard to stay cool with temperatures in the 90's this week and the Red Cross has some tips to help you stay safe in the heat.
The Muskingum Valley Red Cross' Julie Davis said the most important thing for people to do is to drink plenty of water. She said when it's this hot make sure you dress in light colored clothing and stay inside as much as possible.
"If you have to be outside try to limit that. Folks that work outside they need to be able to take frequent...
The Red Cross is stepping up it's efforts to seek blood donations from the public.
A blood drive was held at the Clarence E. Miller Armory in McConnelsville, where two soldiers say they understood the importance of donating blood.
"You can replenish it, but you know that person in the hospital bed needs it. You stop in give them a little blood, get back in a few days, they get it, it could save their life you know," says Jonathan Taggert, Blood Donor.
The Muskingum Valley Red Cross will be receiving some much-needed funding from two different events this week.
Terra Cotta Vineyards, in New Concord, is holding a Ladies Evening at the Vineyard this Thursday from six to eight p.m. All proceeds will go directly to the Red Cross.
"We call them our heroes. We work so hard to generate the funds to go into our disaster relief fund, to help our military, and to help train people in the community with CPR and first aide. For people...
The blood supply is low here in southeastern Ohio and one local Red Cross chapter is stepping up it's efforts to help.
The Muskingum Valley Red Cross hosted a blood drive this afternoon before the races tonight at the Muskingum County Speedway.
"Our blood supplies are low for the summer months, we are we have some some blood types are less than a days supply, so yeah, we are serious about collecting blood right now," said Rick Dayton of Red Cross Donor Services....