Frayser Community Center to operate as cooling center continuously until further notice

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — As temperatures climb, the city of Memphis is taking action to make sure residents stay safe.

On Thursday, the city said the Frayser Community Center will become a cooling center for those who need a place to escape the heat. The center opened July, 16, at 8 a.m. and will remain open until further notice.

The Frayser Community Center is located at 2555 St. Elmo Avenue.

A cooling center is made available to residents when the heat index reaches at least 105 degrees for more than three hours two days in a row, or when the heat index climbs to 115 degrees.

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