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Places to Cool Off During a Heat Advisory

Updated: Jun 18

A HEAT ADVISORY IS IN PLACE Portions of east central and southeast Indiana and central, south central, southwest, and west central Ohio through Friday. Heat index values could reach 100 at times.

High temperatures and high humidity, has led to a heat advisory being issued for our area. Precautions include drinking plenty of fluids, staying inside where there is air-conditioning , staying out of the sun if possible but if outside, wear lightweight and loose-fitting clothing when possible, and check up on people who may need assistance. Outdoor work should only be scheduled for the early morning or evening when temperatures are cooler to avoid heat-related illness.

According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), people with behavioral health conditions are among those at highest risk of heat-related illnesses or death from extreme temperatures, including heat waves. Psychotropic medications may increase risk, and use of alcohol and other substances also can place people at more risk of harm. For additional information read the SAMHSA article, Tips for People Who Take Medication HERE.

For those who may not have access to air-conditioning, the following cool centers will be open:

Every Cincinnati Recreation Center will be open during normal hours during a heat advisory.

All CRC locations will be utilized as cooling centers during regular business hours, open to all citizens in need of a cool space to sit and hydrate. Cooling centers will be open to the public, regardless of their membership status.

On Wednesday, June 19, Bush Center, Over the Rhine Center and Price Hill Center

will open as cooling centers from 11:00am to 6:00pm. All centers will resume normal

operating hours on Thursday.

Here is a list of pools that are open throughout the Greater Cincinnati:

Dunham, Oakley and McKie, Pleasant Ridge, Lincoln, Dempsey, Evanston, Mt. Washington, Dickman, Hirsch Otto Armleder, Madisonville, Bond Hill, Ryan, Bush, Winton Hills, Millvale, Mt. Adams, LeBlond, Hartwell and Spring Grove Village.

Spray grounds include Cladwell, College Hill, Dyer, North Fairmount, McKie, Oakley, Oyler, Pleasant Ridge and South Fairmount.

The YMCA of Greater Cincinnati is open during normal business hours as a cooling center in the event of a heat advisory.

Cooling Centers available (June 14-21) around Butler County, Ohio:

MidPointe Library Liberty

7100 Foundry Row, Suite S-234

Liberty Township, OH 45069

Monday – Saturday: 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM

MidPointe Library Trenton

200 Edgewood Drive

Trenton, OH 45050

Monday – Thursday: 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM

Friday – Saturday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

MidPointe Library Middletown

125 South Broad Street

Middletown, OH 45044

Monday – Thursday: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Friday – Saturday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

MidPointe Library West Chester

9363 Centre Pointe Drive

West Chester, OH 45069

Monday – Thursday: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Friday – Saturday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

MidPointe Library Monroe

1 Tennessee Avenue

Monroe, OH 45050

Monday – Thursday: 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM

Friday – Saturday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Hamilton Lane Library

300 North Third Street

Hamilton, OH 45011

Monday – Thursday: 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Friday –Saturday: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM

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Carl Vincent
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