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Heat advisory prompts city of Memphis to open cooling center

Heat prompts city to open cooling center
Heat prompts city to open cooling center
Published: Jul. 24, 2021 at 12:28 PM CDT
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - Scorching temperatures across the mid-south prompts the city of Memphis to open an emergency cooling center.

The center will be located at the Bickford Community Center, 233 Henry Ave, Memphis, TN 38107.

Covid-19 safety protocols will be in effect at the cooling center.

The cooling center has limited services and is not intended to be a shelter.

Anyone who needs a ride to the cooling center can call OEM at (901) 297-1680 to schedule pickup via MATA.

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