Richland Center, WI: Due to the extreme heat forecasted for the next few days and throughout the summer, the following Richland County Cooling Centers have been identified by Richland County Public Health:
The Brewer Public Library in Richland Center will be open from 9am to 5pm Mondays and Fridays and on Wednesdays from 9am to 6pm. The library is open by appointment only on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9am to 5pm and from 10am to 2pm on Saturdays. On days when the library is available by appointment only, those seeking relief from the heat may call the library at (608) 647-6444 or may knock on the door to request assistance from library staff.
The Woodman Community/Senior Center in Richland Center will also serve as a cooling location during normal business hours or when a community-wide event that is open to the public is being held.
The Village of Viola Office will be open during normal business hours, and will make the senior dining site or a conference room available during that timeframe as a cooling location in the Viola area.
The Lone Rock Community Hall will be the site of a cooling center in the Lone Rock area. Please call Brad, Village of Lone Rock, at (608) 604-4527 for more details and to gain access to the
Officials will monitor the use of cooling centers and the extreme heat to determine their continued need.
Please visit the Richland County website at www.co.richland.wi.us for more information on the location of cooling shelter locations.