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Springfield Offers Multiple Cooling Centers

The following locations have been established as cooling centers within Springfield, where individuals can find comfort during their regular business hours:

Municipal Center East

Address: 800 E. Monroe

Hours: Mon.-Fri. 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Municipal Center West

Address: 300 S. Seventh Street

Hours: Mon.-Fri. 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Lincoln Library

Address: 326 S. Seventh

Hours: Mon.-Wed. 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Thurs.-Sat. 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Office of Community Relations

Address: 1450 Groth Street

Hours: Mon.-Fri. 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

St. John’s Breadline

Address: 430 N. 5th Street

Hours: Mon.-Fri. indoor dining 8:00 am to 9:00 am, 10:30 am to 1:30 pm

Saturday, Sunday & Holidays 10:30 am to 1:30 pm

Salvation Army (Main Campus)

Address: 1600 Clear Lake Avenue

Entrance on the south side, off of Martin Luther King Drive

Hours: Mon.-Fri. 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Salvation Army Overflow

Address: 221 N. 11th Street

Hours: Overnight Shelter 7 Days a week, 7:00 pm to 7:00 am

Day Center Mon.-Thurs. 7:00 am to 3:30 pm (88 degrees or higher)

Washington Street Mission

Address: 408 N. 4th Street

Hours: Mon.-Fri. 7:30 am to 10:30 am, 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Helping Hands

Address: 1023 E. Washington

Hours: Mon.-Fri. 8:30 am to 1:00 pm

Sat.-Sun. 8:00 am to 4:30 pm

The City of Springfield encourages everyone, particularly vulnerable individuals and those without air conditioning, to take advantage of these cooling centers. Stay hydrated, cool, and safe during this period of high temperatures.


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