Warming Center opening with temps dropping overnight

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A warming center will be open at the Marion Hale Community due to cold temperatures, according to the City of Memphis.

The services will be open for those seeking warmth after normal business hours at 4791 Willow Rd.

The Warming Center will remain open from 7:00 p.m. Wednesday until 7:00 a.m. Jan. 27.

According to a release, all persons seeking entry into the center will be required to take a COVID test and adhere to social distancing guidance. Masking is strongly encouraged for all persons in the center.

The warming center has limited services and is not intended to replace the services provided by a shelter, according to the City of Memphis.

Those seeking overnight shelter accommodations are encouraged to seek assistance from Memphis Union Mission located at 383 Poplar Avenue, The Salvation Army located at 696 Jackson Avenue, or call (901) 529-4545 for additional local shelters.

If you have any additional questions, please contact the City of Memphis Office of Emergency Management at (901) 636-2525.