City of Memphis opens emergency cooling center as Mid-South faces another day of blazing temperatures
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - As the Mid-south faces another day of blistering temperatures, the city of Memphis is opening an emergency cooling center for a second day in a row.
The center will be located at the Bickford Community Center, 233 Henry Ave, Memphis, TN 38107.
Memphians can beat the heat at the emergency cooling center between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m.
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.
Those in need of a shelter are encouraged to visit the Union Mission located at 383 Poplar Avenue, 901-526-8403 or The Salvation Army located at 696 Jackson Avenue, 901-529-4545.
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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