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DeKalb County warming centers will be open this weekend

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DeKalb County warming centers will be open this weekend

FILE PHOTO USED FOR ILLUSTRATION PURPOSES: Barry Martin waits outside for the warming center at DeKalb County Fire Station 3 in Avondale Estates to open on Thursday, Jan. 6, 2022. Photo by Dean Hesse.

DeKalb County, GA — It’s cold and getting colder. DeKalb County is offering a space for people who need to stay warm this weekend.

Here’s the full announcement from DeKalb County:

DeKalb County has four warming centers open for residents to use in the following locations 24 hours a day beginning 8 a.m. Sat., Jan 20, through 8 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 21, at the following warming center locations:

— Exchange Park Recreation Center, 2771 Columbia Drive, Decatur

— Mason Mill Recreation Center, 1340 McConnell Drive, Decatur

— Tobie Grant, 593 Parkdale Drive, Scottdale

— Frontline Response International, 2585 Gresham Road, Atlanta 

In addition, DeKalb County will continue to make available four overnight warming centers for residents on Thurs, Jan.18, through Mon., Jan. 22,  starting at 8 p.m. to use at the following locations with special transportation provided each morning to the above specified 24 Hour Warming Center locations.

— Fire Station 3, 100 N. Clarendon Avenue, Avondale Estates

— Fire Station 4, 4540 Flakes Mill Road, Ellenwood

— Fire Station 6, 2342 Flat Shoals Road, Atlanta

— North DeKalb Senior Center, 3393 Malone Drive, Chamblee

Anyone staying in the warming centers must follow the county’s COVID-19 protocols that include wearing a mask, social distancing and undergoing a temperature check.

For more information about centers offered by DeKalb County and its community partners, visit www.dekalbcountyga.gov/weather

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