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Department of Health and Community Services

Cooling Centers in Macomb County



Under normal circumstances, municipalities throughout the county make their public buildings available for people to escape the heat. Due to COVID-19, many of these are not open. Please call your community for more information.

The following locations have confirmed their ability to offer relief from the heat during the pandemic:

These cooling centers are air-conditioned public facilities where people may go for relief during temporary periods of extreme heat; these centers provide shade, water, and restrooms.

Center Line City Hall

7070 Ten Mile Rd
M-F 8:30-5


Center Line Parks and Rec

25355 Lawrence
M – F 8:30 – 5
No more than 10 people at a time


Chesterfield Township Library

50560 Patricia Ave
M – TH 10-8
F 10-5
1 hr time limit, No more than 20 people at a time


Harrison Township Government Office

38151 L’Anse Creuse
M – F 8-4:30
Max of 5 people at a time


Memphis Fire Department

35095 Potter As necessary for extreme temperature


Macomb County Sheriff’s Department

43565 Elizabeth St
24/7 365


Lois Wagner Public Library

35200 Division Rd
M – F 9-5
Max of 25 people


Sterling Heights

Sterling Heights Community Center
​​​​​​40250 Dodge Park Road
open 9 a.m. - 10 p.m. during excessive heat warnings


To check on the availability of overnight cooling centers in the region, dial 2-1-1 from any phone to speak with a representative from United Way for Southeast Michigan.

Also, visit our Emergency Management info on what to do during extreme heat.