Here's an option we hope our readers don't have to take . . . However, if things get "thick" during this heat wave . . . It's good to know its out there . . . Also, we sit around every day dreaming that Brit hottie Mel D, doesn't mind the rats and shows up to our local spray park.
But I digress . . .
Check this bit of civic news with an emphasis on keeping the "unhoused" population safe . . . Which kinda makes it a non-starter for far more vulnerable seniors.
Here's the word . . .
The City’s 10 community centers will also serve as cooling centers during normal business hours. In addition to the community centers, many of the City’s free spraygrounds are open and can provide relief.
The unhoused population is often more vulnerable to extreme weather conditions, so making sure resources are easily accessible for residents who might need help is a priority.
“Being weather aware means taking steps to keep cool and to look out for neighbors and relatives who may be vulnerable to the heat and humidity,” said Dr. Marvia Jones. “At this point Kansas City is under a heat advisory, not an excessive heat warning, but it’s still a great idea to be proactive within our communities.”
Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .
Kansas City is offering cooling centers all over the City so that people who need escape the excessive heat will have comfortable and safe places to seek shelter. The City's 10 community centers will also serve as cooling centers during normal business hours.