Local governments establish cooling stations in region to combat hot temperatures

Hot Temperatures
Posted at 6:59 PM, Jun 22, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-22 19:01:20-04

(WTXL) — Because of foretasted extreme hot temperatures the rest of the week, local governments will stage cooling stations.

The Salvation Army has reopened its headquarters building as a cooling shelter for people with no other options for beating the heat.

The center — the Fellowship Hall located at 320 Smithland Place — will be open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. from Wednesday, June 22, through Friday, June 24.

The city of Tallahassee will stage cooling stations at the following community centers:

LeVerne Payne


Jake Gaither

Sue Herndon McCollum

Lafayette Park Arts & Crafts Center


Jack L. McLean Jr.

Dorothy B. Oven Park & House

Smith-Williams Service Center

Lincoln Center

Palmer Munroe Teen Center

Tallahassee Senior Center

Click on the above links for center location and hours.