INDIANAPOLIS — Cooling shelters will be available throughout Indiana the next few days as a heat wave overtakes the Midwest.
Heat index values are expected to rise above 105 degrees between Thursday and Sunday, so if you have to be outside, it is important to take caution and recognize the signs of heat exhaustion and stroke.
Here is a list of places to go to get out of the heat:
(This list will be updated as cooling shelter locations become available.)
Anderson Public Library
111 E. 12th St.
Open 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.
625 Main Street
Open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
1515 N. Madison Ave.
Open 24 hours through Sunday.
St. Vincent Anderson Regional Hospital
2015 Jackson St.
Open through Sunday
Hornet Park Community Center
5245 Hornet Avenue
Open through Monday
Fairmount United Methodist
301 S. Walnut St.
Call the church before arriving at 765-948-4720.
St. Vincent Mercy Hospital
1331 South A. St.
Lobby is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
301 E. Clinton St.
Open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday
Center Township Office
6 S. Main St.
Open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday
Boys and Girls Club
1100 W. Green St.
Open 6:45 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday for youth only.
Clinton County Family YMCA
950 S. Maish St.
Open 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
No YMCA membership is needed.
Salvation Army Eagle Creek Corps
4400 N. High School Road
Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
Salvation Army Fountain Square Corps
1337 Shelby St.
Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
Senior Citizens Center
721 W. Superior St.
Open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. through Sunday.
Brookhaven Wesleyan Church
2960 E. 38th St.
Open 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday
Call the church before arriving at 765-671-2237.
Grant County Rescue Mission
423 South Gallatin St.
Open 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. through Sunday.
Call the shelter before arriving at 765-662-0988.
Located at all seven fire stations and city hall.
Open through Sunday.
Christian Love Help Center
418 S. 18th St.
Call first, always open.