June 21, 2010

News Release

For Immediate Release

Heat Advisory Thru June 23

The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory lasting until 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 23, 2010. The Springfield-Greene County Health Department urges residents to take steps to protect against heat-related illnesses.

Take precautions to protect against heat-related illness including:

The following cooling centers are open in Springfield during normal business hours:

Wehrenberg Theatres also offers an additional way to stay cool. When the National Weather Service issues a 'Heat Advisory', Wehrenberg Theatres will offer lower prices for any movie starting before 4 pm. Visit Campbell 16 Cine at 4005 South Ave. for more information.

For more information, contact: Katie Towns-Jeter MPH, Public Information Administrator, 417-874-1205

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Harold K. Bengsch Building

227 E. Chestnut Expwy. • Springfield, MO 65802
417-864-1658 • health.springfieldmo.gov