The Ohio Department of Health and the Ohio Emergency Management Agency are urging residents, especially the elderly, to use extra caution in avoiding heat-related stress.

50 North (formerly the Senior Center) is open as a cooling station to all Hancock County adults, regardless of age.

The facility is located on the corner of Melrose and Blanchard avenues.

Cooling station hours will be:

  • Today, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Sunday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Monday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Tuesday, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Wednesday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Thursday, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Call 50 North at 419-423-8496 for more information.