Health care professionals and emergency officials are keeping a close eye on the heat. The heat wave that has descended across the area has prompted several Riverbend locations to offer their facilities as daytime cooling centers.  The United Way's Natasha Day tells The Big Z these centers open after temperatures reach a certain point for a period of several days in a row.

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You can dial 2-1-1 from any phone to contact the United Way to find a center near you.  You can find out more by clicking on the link:


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