Extreme Heat Advisory


Contact the Detroit Area Agency on Aging at 313-446-4444 for assistance.

The Metro Detroit Area will experience extreme temperatures over the next few days.   Temperatures will reach 95+ degrees.  Please take precautions, stay hydrated and visit a cooling center if needed.

Cooling centers provide air-conditioned comfort and protection from the heat.  Older adults and individuals with disabilities are most susceptible to heat and heat-related illnesses during extreme temperatures. Signs of illness include headache, dizziness, nausea, heavy sweating, confusion and pale or flushed skin.

Stay cool and help check in on others you may know affected by the heat. The cooling centers are located throughout the DAAA service area. 


The City of Detroit has cooling centers at recreation facilities and public libraries.  For more information about the City of Detroit cooling centers, contact the Detroit Health Department at (313) 876-4000. (Click here for more information - http://bit.ly/2JORlxldetcool)

Grosse Pointe Farms and Harper Woods

The Helm at the Boll Life Center is a cooling center located at 158 Ridge Road, Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236.  The hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.   For more information about The Helm please call 313-882-9600. 


The Senior Plaza is a cooling center and located at 2620 Holbrook, Hamtramck, MI 48212.  The hours of operation are from Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.  For more information please contact the Senior Plaza at 313-873-7878. 

Highland Park

The Ernest T. Ford Recreation Center is a cooling center located at 10 Pitkin Street, Highland Park, MI 48203.  The hours of operation are from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm this coming Friday (July 19th) and Saturday (July 20th).  For more information please contact 313-867-3999.

Wayne County Cooling Centers

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