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LIST: Cooling centers open across central Indiana during extreme heatwave

Posted: 1:43 AM, Jul 18, 2019
Updated: 2019-07-19 02:05:54-04
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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.

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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
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.

Christian Center
625 Main Street
Open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Community Hospital
1515 N. Madison Ave.
Open 24 hours through Sunday.

St. Vincent Anderson Regional Hospital
2015 Jackson St.
Open through Sunday

BEECH GROVE
Hornet Park Community Center
5245 Hornet Avenue
Open through Monday

FAIRMOUNT
Fairmount United Methodist
301 S. Walnut St.
Call the church before arriving at 765-948-4720.

ELWOOD
St. Vincent Mercy Hospital
1331 South A. St.
Lobby is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

FRANKFORT
Old Stoney
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.

INDIANAPOLIS
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.

KOKOMO
Senior Citizens Center
721 W. Superior St.
Open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. through Sunday.

MARION
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.

MUNCIE
Located at all seven fire stations and city hall.
Open through Sunday.

NEW CASTLE
Christian Love Help Center
418 S. 18th St.
(765) 521-2837
Call first, always open.