Camden County EMA Office Asks Non-Profits Planning Weather Shelters To Contact Them

Local News Friday, January 1st, 2021

The Camden County Emergency Management Agency is having a difficult time reaching out to local warming centers during the ongoing winter storm.

Officials are reporting that the majority of churches and community centers have yet to return their calls on if they’ll be opening up any shelters at this time.

The EMA office says they are aware of the Osage Beach First Assembly of God being a location that often opens for large-scale assistance, but will unlikely be able to handle overnight or short term stays at this time.

If you are opening a shelter, please contact the EMA office immediately.

FROM The Agency’s FB Page:

We are currently reaching out to churches/warming centers throughout the county to find out if they are open tonight/tomorrow. Here is what we have so far:
Camdenton Public Library-Closed tonight/tomorrow, open Saturday 9-5 (and then regular business hours)
Camdenton Senior Center-Closed tonight/tomorrow, confirmed regular business hours Monday-Friday 8-4.
First Baptist-Waiting for Callback
Rock House-Waiting for Callback
St. Anthony’s-Waiting for Callback
Bible Baptist-Waiting for Callback
Camdenton Church of Christ-Waiting for Callback
Community Christian-Waiting for Callback
Camdenton United Methodist-Waiting for Callback
Our Savior’s Lutheran-Waiting for Callback
Family of God-Waiting for Callback
Sonlight Christian-Waiting for Callback
We’ll update shortly with more from Osage Beach, etc.
Update (2:55 pm)
YMCA-Closes at 6 pm tonight/closed tomorrow. Resume regular business hours Saturday 8-5, Sun 12-5, Monday-Friday 5:30 am-9 pm.
Church at Osage Hills-No contact/unable to leave a message.
Harper Chapel United Methodist-Waiting for Callback
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints-No contact/unable to leave a message.
Lake Presbyterian-Waiting for Callback
Osage Beach First Assembly of God-Available for large-scale emergency assistance, not overnight/short term.
If you operate a church in Camden County and are not on this list, but would like to be, please leave your information in the comments or send us a private message. Thanks!

Local News Friday, January 1st, 2021

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