JayAnn Merkle, Account Manager for the American Red Cross Pacific Northwest Blood Services Region, stopped by Townsquare Media studios today to put the call out for blood donations as the Yakima Valley is perilously low at this time.
The American Red Cross has opened an emergency shelter for West Valley residents affected by the flooding at 72nd Avenue between Mead Avenue and Nob Hill Boulevard in Yakima. The shelter opened Tuesday afternoon at the Church of Christ, 100 N. 72nd Ave.
Freezing temperatures and subzero wind chills are expected for the next few days in the Yakima Valley. With that in mind, the American Red Cross has compiled a good list of tips and reminders for heating your home safely: