Emergency Cooling Centers open for Senior Citizens

The Area Office on Aging of Northwestern Ohio, Inc. is responding to the high heat and humidity in the weather forecast for Wednesday and the potential danger it poses to senior citizens.

They have activated their Heat Emergency Plan. The following air-conditioned sites will serve as Emergency Cooling Centers offering relief to seniors.

Margaret Hunt Senior Center, 419.385.25952121 Garden Lake Pkwy, ToledoOpen Tues & Wednesday 8:30 am-3:30 pm

Zablocki Senior Center, 419.936.30903015 Lagrange St, ToledoOpen Tues 7:30 am-3:30 pmWed 7:30 am- 5:00 pm

Eleanor Kahle Senior Center, 419.476.27451315 Hillcrest Drive, ToledoOpen Tues & Wed 8:30 am-4:00 pm

Sylvania Senior Center, 419.885.20057140 West Sylvania Ave, SylvaniaOpen Tues 8:30 am-7:30 pmWed 8:30 am-5:00 pm

East Toledo Family Center, 419.691.14291020 Varland Ave, ToledoOpen Tues & Wed 8:00 am -8:00pm

The Area Office of Aging of Northwestern Ohio, Inc. is also advising seniors to stay out of the heat, drink plenty of fluids, and refrain from heavy exercise. If possible, seek relief with family or friends who have air-conditioning or go to an air-conditioned place for part of the day.