Cooling Centers Policy in Effect in Middleton

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MIDDLETON–The city’s Cooling Centers Policy is in effect for the next several days during a predicted heat wave that could push temperatures into the mid 90s by the weekend. As an adjunct policy to the City’s Emergency Plan, the city will establish Cooling Centers when the following conditions are met:

Projected prolonged heat or heat index equivalent at or above 90 degrees Fahrenheit; and/or.

• State or Federal emergency advisories concerning heat or heat index; and/or

• Local, State or Federal emergencies that displace citizens from their residences in Middleton during high heat or heat index times; and/or

• Power outages of longer than 12 hours during times of high heat or heat index experience.

• Other times at the discretion of the City’s Emergency Preparedness Coordinator

The following Cooling Centers may be established:

Middleton Police Department located at 7341 Donna Dr.

• 24 hours daily

Middleton Fire Station located at 7600 University Ave.

• 24 hours daily

Middleton Public Library located at 7425 Hubbard Ave.

• During regular office hours

Middleton Senior Center located at 7448 Hubbard Ave.

• During regular office hours

Middleton City Hall located at 7426 Hubbard Ave.

• During regular office hours

City employees and facilities will not provide bedding and food, but City employees will facilitate access to cots from emergency service providers and social services from qualified agencies.  

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