Independence cooling site will be open through Wednesday
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (KCTV) - With heat indices expected to exceed 100 degrees multiple days this week, a cooling site will be available in Independence Aug. 1-3.
The Roger T. Sermon Community Center serves as the cooling site. It is located 201 N. Dodgion St.
The hours of operation for Aug. 1 are 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.
For Aug. 2 and 3, hours are from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
“The cooling site will have water available to patrons and a place to sit and recharge,” the city said.
The United Way of Greater Kansas City has a list of active cooling centers throughout the region. Click here to view that list or call 211 for more information.
For heat-related safety tips, visit ready.gov/heat.
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