City opens 6 cool­ing cen­ters through Fri­day

Chicago Sun-Times - - TOP NEWS - David Struett

Chicago has opened six day­time cool­ing cen­ters through Fri­day to of­fer re­lief from dan­ger­ous tem­per­a­tures that con­tinue to reach into the 90s.

De­spite no for­mal heat warn­ing from the Na­tional Weather Ser­vice, the city said on Wed­nes­day it opened its cen­ters “out of cau­tion” ahead of heat in­dex tem­per­a­tures ex­pected to hit 100 de­grees Thurs­day and nearly as high Fri­day.

The cool­ing fa­cil­i­ties, open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Fri­day with COVID-19 pre­cau­tions, are: † En­gle­wood Cen­ter, 1140 W. 79th St. † Garfield Cen­ter, 10 S. Kedzie Ave. † King Cen­ter, 4314 S. Cot­tage Grove Ave. † North Area Cen­ter, 845 W. Wil­son Ave. † South Chicago Cen­ter, 8650 S. Com­mer­cial Ave.

† Trina Dav­ila Cen­ter, 4312 W. North Ave.

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