Cooling Stations Now Open

Cooling Stations Now Open

FORT PAYNE, Ala— DeKalb County Homeland Security Emergency Management Agency, Director Anthony Clifton in conjunction with the DeKalb County VFW Fairgrounds Board of Directors and the DeKalb County Commission has authorized the opening of a cooling center at the DeKalb County VFW Fairgrounds.

The cooling center will be open from 9 AM until 6 PM or while the facility's need is recognized, beginning on June 15, 2022.

The cooling center is located at the rear of the VFW Fairgrounds Building adjacent to the concession stand.

Entry can be made through the walkthrough doorway off the concrete pad next to the Agriculture Fair Exhibit Area and will be posted with signage.

The cooling center will remain open during the Heat Advisory issued by the National Weather Service is in place or while the recognized needs of the facility are known.

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