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Cooling Center opens at Bellevue Middle School as summer heats up

The City of Memphis has implemented its hot weather plan with the establishment of a Continuous Cooling Center at Bellevue Junior High School Gymnasium at 575 S. Bellevue Blvd.

The Cooling Center opened Wednesday evening and will operate through July 23 at 7 a.m. for those seeking cooling after normal business hours.

It is designed as an escape from extreme conditions – a heat index of at least 105°F for more than three hours per day for two consecutive days, or a heat index more than 115°F for any period of time.

For assistance regarding transportation to the Cooling Center, call the City of Memphis, Office of Emergency Management (OEM) at 901-636-2525.

Those seeking overnight accommodations are encouraged to seek assistance from The Union Mission, at 383 Poplar Ave., or The Salvation Army located at 696 Jackson

Follow @MemphisOEM.

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