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Posted on: June 14, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Cooling shelters available this week in Battle Creek, Albion

Graphic about hydrating and limiting outdoor activity during heat wave

We are under a heat advisory until 10 p.m. Wednesday, with a combination of temperature and humidity expected to give us a heat index of up to 103.

If you or someone you know need a place to keep cool, the following are active NOW in Battle Creek:

-SHARE Center, 120 Grove St., 269-964-8133 - 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Will have water available.

-Haven of Rest Ministries, 11 Green St., 269-965-1148 - 24/7

-Battle Creek Shelter, 209 E. Michigan Ave., 269-309-6143 - 24/7

-The Salvation Army, 400 Capital Ave. NE, 269-963-3640 - 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

The American Red Cross shares tips and steps to take during a heat wave, and how to recognize someone experiencing a heat-related emergency. Check that out here:

Outside the city, we are aware of cooling shelters in Albion as follows: 
The Public Library will be open from 9 a.m.-8 p.m. and the children's room open from 2-7 p.m.
Tractor Supply will be open for pet owners and pets.
Open Swim at the Opportunity High School:
Tuesday 2-4 p.m.
Wednesday 1-4 p.m.
Albion College Ludington Center will be open both days from 12-5 p.m.
Mayor's office in City Hall 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
ADPS Lobby will be open 24/7

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