Cooling centers and other ways to beat the heat
July 21, 2016 11:39 AM
The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning for Hennepin County until 7 p.m. on Friday.
If you don't have air conditioning or just need a place to cool off for bit, stop in a cooling center.
Hennepin County cooling centers
Hennepin County has several location including:
Salvation Army buildings
Brooklyn Park cooling centers
Community Activity Center, 5600 85th Ave. N.
Zanewood Recreation Center, 7100 Zane Ave. N.
Brooklyn Park Library, 8500 W Broadway Ave. N.
Map of cooling centers
View map of cooling centers
Tips to stay cool
On hot summer days, it is important to keep your body cool, or else you could get sick. Here are some tips to stay cool
Drink plenty of fluids
Stay in an air conditioned room
Stay out of the sun
Check on relative and neighbors, especially young children, senior citizen, people who are sick and pets
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