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We are working on tracking down businesses that will let people in the affected areas come and take a shower.

Pullman Plaza Hotel in Huntington will offer showers until 11 p.m.  You are asked to bring your own towel and bathroom supplies.  The showers are free but donations are accepted.

Tri-County YMCA will also offer showers. 200 Carls Lane in Scott, Depot, WV.They are open from 5:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 13. It is open to the public. You will need to bring your own towel and bathroom supplies. 

Wave Pool in Hurricane, WV also offering showers from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 13. 

Howell's Mill Christian Assembly says they have a dormitory setup for showers.  Their dinning hall will also have ice and water available.  People are asked to bring their own containers and bathing supplies.

Saint Francis Catholic Church in Saint Albans on Sixth Avenue and Park Street has opened their gym showers to the public.  People are asked to bring their own towel and bathing supplies.  The church has also opened its kitchen so people can bring dirty dishes to wash.  Again, they ask people to bring their own soap and towels for drying.

Mt. Vernon Baptist Church, located at 2150 Mt. Vernon Rd. in Teays Valley, is not only offering water, but have two showers available to use, as well as two stoves to use to cook.  They will be open until 5:30 p.m. Saturday, January 11 or later, depending on how many people show up.  They will reopen at 9 a.m. Sunday, January 12.

The Marshall Recreation Center, at 402 Thundering Herd Drive in Huntington, WV is offering people showers for free.  They are offering this for as long as needed.