City of Alton opens cooling centers

8:58 AM, Jun 22, 2012   |    comments
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Alton, Ill (KSDK) -- The city of Alton opened four cooling centers as temperatures this weekend are expected to climb into the 90s.

The following cooling centers are open in Alton:

Alton Square Mall Food Court, 7am to 9:30 pm, (6pm on Sundays)

Salvation Army, 525 Alby St., 9am to 4pm, Monday - Friday

Senior Services Center, 2693 N. Rodgers, 8am to 9pm, Monday - Friday

YWCA, 304 E. 3rd St., 6:30am to 8pm Monday - Friday, and 
9:00 to 5pm on Saturday

Two fire stations are available for walk-in cooling periods of very short duration. The fire department can arrange for Alton Police Department courtesy transportation to other centers from each fire station as needed. The stations may not be staffeed during emergency calls.

Alton Fire Station 1 333 E. 20th St.
Alton Fire Station 2 3212 College Ave.

Anyone with medical considerations should seek emergency assistance.


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