Cooling Shelter Opens in Tunkhanock
Wyoming County Emergency Management Agency and the American Red Cross will be opening a cooling shelter on Thursday and Friday, July 21 and 22, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. at the Wyoming County Emergency Operations Center, located at 3880 Rt. 6, Tunkhannock.
The cooling shelter will be available for any person who needs relief from the excessive heat. If you plan to come to the shelter, please bring all medications you would need and any type of reading materials (books, magazines, newspapers) or cards, etc. You might want to bring a pillow for added comfort. Meals will not be provided, however, light snacks and water are available.
Individuals are encouraged to use the shelter due to the excessive heat that is forecast on these two days. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the office at 570-836-3399.