Officials: 500 homes affected by flooding in Winnebago County

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WINNEBAGO COUNTY, Ill (WIFR) -- More than 500 homes were affected by flooding in Winnebago County over the past few weeks.

According to officials, flooding impacted 502 homes in Winnebago County. These are the numbers broken down by cities and villages:

Machesney Park – 316
Rockford – 92
Roscoe Township – 40
Unincorporated Rockford – 25
Shirland/Harrison – 19
Loves Park – 8
Rockton – 2

Residents in these homes will receive a delayed tax bill from the Winnebago County Treasurer with an extended payment date.

The Winnebago County Emergency Operations Center will create assessment teams and coordinate clean-up plans for some areas as soon as Saturday.

The Salvation Army is also collecting donations to help those affected. If you would like to donate, make your donations payable to:

Winnebago County Flood Relief
500 S. Rockford Avenue, 61104
P.O. Box 4159, Rockford IL, 61110