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The following is from the City of South Bend:

The City of South Bend has opened cooling centers across the City to offer residents relief from the heat index, which is expected to climb over 100 degrees today. The cooling centers will operate from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. unless otherwise indicated.

Cooling centers will not provide food or refreshments. Centers will not provide medical supplies or care. Pets are not allowed in the centers, but service animals will be permitted.

No unattended children under the age of 16 will be allowed in the centers.

The following locations will operate as cooling centers:

1. Charles Martin Center (closes at 5:00 p.m.)
802 Lincoln Way West, South Bend, IN 46616
(574) 280-7092

2. Charles Black Center

3419 West Washington Street, South Bend, IN 46619
(574) 235-9446

3. Leeper Tennis Center

837 N. Lafayette Street, South Bend IN 46601
(574) 299-4768

4. Our Lady of the Road (operated by Catholic Worker of South Bend, a private facility)
744 South Main Street, South Bend, IN 46601
(574) 235-0623

5. O'Brien Center (Board Room)
321 East Walter Street, South Bend, IN 46614
(574) 299-3482

6. Martin Luther King Center
1522 W. Linden, South Bend, IN 46619
(574) 235-9445

St. Joseph County has at-risk populations that will be particularly vulnerable to extreme weather conditions. At-risk populations may include but are not limited to the following: elderly; people with certain disabilities, special needs or chronic illnesses; young children; homeless; those who work outdoors, those who do not have adequate climate control in their residences or places of business; as well as pets and farm animals.

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