Cooling centers open to protect Mid-Michigan from dangerous temperatures

Published: Jul. 19, 2022 at 5:32 PM EDT
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LANSING, Mich. (WILX) - With record setting temperatures in spots around the globe, those who can’t afford or otherwise don’t have access to air conditioning could be in danger from the heat.

Related: UK breaks record for highest temperature as Europe sizzles

One third of the US was under a heat advisory for Tuesday and Wednesday, but residents in Mid-Michigan have options for cooling off that not every community has.

In Lansing and Jackson, several libraries, community centers and shelters act as community cooling centers.

A list of Lansing cooling centers is available on the city’s website, while a list of cooling centers in Jackson is available here.


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