Area cooling centers available in extreme heat

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) – Community Action has announced a list of cooling centers in Winnebago and Boone counties.
The centers offer air-conditioned relief on hot summer days.
Winnebago County Sites

The Carpenter’s Place
1149 Railroad Ave – Rockford
Mon – Fri 8:30am - 3pm

Rockford Rescue Mission Sites
Men’s Crisis Center
715 W. State St. – Rockford
7am-7pm/7 days a week

Women’s Crisis Center
715 W. State St. - Rockford
8am-4pm/7 days a week

Pilgrim Baptist Church
1703 S. Central Ave. – Rockford
Mon – Fri 9am – 5pm

Village of Machesney Park
300 Roosevelt Rd – Machesney Park
Mon – Fri 8am – 4:30pm

Pecatonica Village Hall
405 Main St. – Pecatonica
Mon – Fri 8:30am – 8:30pm

Boone County Site

Salvation Army
422 S. Main St. – Belvidere
Mon – Fri 9am – 11:45am; 1pm – 4pm

We are reminded to check on seniors, friends, neighbors, and others whose health may be affected by extreme heat on days when temperatures are high.