City of Conway opens cooling shelter ahead of extreme heat prediction

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CONWAY, SC (WBTW) – The City of Conway opened up a cooling shelter Wednesday afternoon ahead of rising temperatures across the area.

A cooling shelter has been opened in the lobby of the City of Conway Public Safety Building to help anyone in need of a cool place to avoid the extreme heat, according to the city.

The Conway Public Safety Building is located at 1600 9th Avenue, and is open 24/7 with a restroom available to the public. 

To try to keep everyone safe during the pandemic, everyone who visits is required to wear a face covering.

To protect yourself from the extreme heat, it is recommended that you do the following:

  • Stay hydrated
  • Use sunscreen
  • Wear light clothing
  • Avoid strenuous activity
  • Don’t leave people or pets in the car

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