Cooling Centers Open in Madison County During Heat Wave

As this upcoming excessive heat warning is more intense and lengthy than the one last week, you may be asked by family members, visitors, and the general public, “where are the cooling centers?”

Below is a list of the current cooling centers in Madison County:

Village of Glen Carbon

Glen Carbon Police Department – Community Room
149 N. Main
Glen Carbon
8 a.m.— 9 p.m.

Glen Carbon Centennial Library
198 S. MainGlen Carbon
Monday — Thursday 9 a.m. to  8 p.m.
Friday — Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

City of Highland
Weinheimer Community Center
1100 Main St, Highland
Open daily 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

Village of East Alton
Keasler Recreation Complex
615 Third Street
East Alton
Open daily 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Village of Bethalto
213 North Prairie
Bethalto
9 a.m.to 5 p.m.
*Open to Village residents only 

Madison County
Administration Building
157 N. Main Street
Edwardsville, 
Monday — Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

This list may expand as the week (and the heat) progresses.

Eric Brandmeyer, EMTP, RN, BSN
Director, EMS & Emergency Preparedness
Anderson Hospital