DeKalb County Opens Warming Centers Amid Cold Weather Forecast

February 12, 2024
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DeKalb County Opens Warming Centers Amid Cold Weather Forecast

🌡️ The Gist: In response to the chilly forecast, DeKalb County is set to open five warming centers on Tuesday, Feb. 13 at 8 p.m., providing refuge for residents seeking warmth.

🏠 The Details: The warming centers will be located across the county, including at four fire stations and the North DeKalb Senior Center, as well as a facility operated by Frontline Response International. These centers offer a safe and warm environment for those in need during the cold weather spell.

📍 By The Numbers:

  • Fire Station 3, 100 N. Clarendon Avenue, Avondale Estates, GA
  • Fire Station 4, 4540 Flakes Mill Road, Ellenwood, GA
  • Fire Station 6, 2342 Flat Shoals Road, Atlanta, GA
  • North DeKalb Senior Center, 3393 Malone Drive, Chambelee, GA
  • Frontline Response International, 2585 Gresham Road, Atlanta, GA

🌍 The Big Picture: This initiative is part of a broader effort to ensure the safety and well-being of residents during severe weather conditions, reflecting the community’s commitment to supporting its most vulnerable populations.

❄️ Why It Matters: Warming centers play a crucial role in preventing weather-related illnesses and providing a haven for those without adequate home heating.

🤝 What You Can Do: Residents in need of warmth are encouraged to visit any of the listed centers. Community members can also support by spreading the word to ensure no one is left out in the cold.

🔍 What’s Next?: The warming centers will remain open throughout the cold weather period, with hours and services potentially expanding based on weather conditions and demand.

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