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City of Memphis cooling center opens again due to the heat

For transportation to the shelter, MFD said to call the Office Emergency Management at 901-297-1680. Transportation will begin at 3 p.m.
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — With high temperatures and heat index again hitting the Mid-South, the Memphis Fire Department said a cooling center will be open again Tuesday, July 19, 2022, at the J.K. Lewis Senior Center at 1188 North Parkway in Memphis. 

The center will be open from from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. But it will not be open overnight, according to the Memphis Fire Department.

For transportation to the shelter, MFD said to call the Office of Emergency Management at 901-297-1680. Transportation will begin at 3 p.m.

MFD said those in need of overnight shelter can reach out to: 

  • Memphis Union Mission - 3836 Poplar Avenue. 901-526-8403
  • Salvation Army - 696 Jackson Avenue. 901-529-4545
  • Additional shelters: call 901-529-4545

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