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Oregonians Helping with Florence Recovery

Around 40 American Red Cross Volunteers from Oregon are helping with recovery efforts in North and South Carolina.

Posted: Sep 18, 2018 6:37 PM
Updated: Sep 18, 2018 6:45 PM

Around 40 American Red Cross Volunteers from Oregon are helping with disaster relief for North and South Carolina. People need food, supplies and shelter right now. 

Patty Albin is a disaster services volunteer for the red cross in Oregon. She says "sending red cross volunteers because we need man power to staff shelter to give out emergency supplies and for feeding."

Newswatch 12 also spoke with a volunteer that is there right now. Her name is Liz Kolkow. She is stationed in Columbia, South Caroline. She is from Gold Beach. 

Liz Kolkow says "I help take care of the various facilities that we have via for a shelter, a warehouse."

Liz has been working in South Carolina since September 11th. She will be there until next week.

Liz Kolkow says "It's been very very rewarding."

Patty Albin and her husband Chuck also got the call to volunteer this morning.

Patty Albin says "This is a high priority need and can you and your husband Chuck go and we looked at each other and said ok so we are flying out tomorrow."

Oregon Coronavirus Cases

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Confirmed Cases: 31865

Reported Deaths: 539
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Reported Deaths: 15393
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Imperial11741317
San Francisco1094699
San Mateo9714144
Monterey970170
Santa Barbara8973113
Merced8828140
Kings756977
Sonoma7262120
Marin6641114
Solano627863
Madera445865
Placer353544
San Luis Obispo347929
Butte279043
Yolo278255
Santa Cruz22949
Sutter168911
Napa165313
San Benito132111
Yuba11367
El Dorado10884
Mendocino89418
Shasta75916
Lassen7360
Glenn5713
Tehama5334
Lake53011
Nevada5286
Colusa5246
Humboldt4967
Calaveras31414
Amador29616
Tuolumne2274
Inyo18715
Mono1652
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Del Norte1381
Mariposa752
Plumas500
Modoc250
Trinity150
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