Winnebago and Boone County cooling centers activated

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Six area locations are assuring residents’ safety by offering free air conditioned facilities during periods of extreme heat.

The cooling centers will offer air conditioning when the National Weather Service issues an Excessive Heat Advisory or Warning. In addition, residents are encouraged to check-in on the well-being of senior relatives, friends, neighbors and others whose health might be affected by extreme heat.

The cooling center locations are as follows:

Winnebago County Sites

Carpenter’s Place
1149 Railroad Ave., Rockford
Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
815-964-4105

Rockford Rescue Mission
Men’s & Women’s Crisis Centers
715 W. State St., Rockford
Men’s Center: 7 a.m. – 7 p.m., everyday
Women’s Center: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., everyday
815-965-5332

Pilgrim Baptist Church
1703 S. Central Ave., Rockford
Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
815-968-4449

Village of Machesney Park
300 Roosevelt Rd., Machesney Park
Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
815-877-5432

Pecatonica Village Hall
405 Main St., Pecatonica
Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.
815-239-2310

Boone County Site

Salvation Army
422 S. Main St., Belvidere
Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 11:45 a.m., 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
815-544-3892

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