Independence cooling site will be open through Wednesday

Generic image.
Generic image.(MGN)
Published: Jul. 18, 2022 at 5:36 PM CDT|Updated: Aug. 1, 2022 at 4:23 PM CDT
Email This Link
Share on Pinterest
Share on LinkedIn

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