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Cooling shelters in central Wisconsin


In response to the extreme heat, many Wisconsin counties have opened cooling shelters. Below is a list of cooling shelters in central Wisconsin.


Riverview Athletic Club - Merrill

TB Scott Library - Merrill

Senior Center - Tomahawk

Tomahawk City Hall

Tomahawk Public Library

*There will also be a cooling station at the fairgrounds for the duration of the Lincoln County Fair


All Marathon County Public Libraries

MCPL Athens

MCPL Edgar

MCPL Hatley

MCPL Marathon City

MCPL Mosinee

MCPL Rothschild

MCPL Spencer

MCPL Stratford

MCPL Wausau


Lettie Jensen Community Center - Amherst

Portage County ADRC/Lincoln Center - Stevens Point

Portage County Health and Human Services - Stevens Point

Portage County Public Library - Stevens Point

Rosholt Public Library - By Appointment

Salvation Army - Stevens Point

Village of Almond Municipal Building

Village of Plover Municipal Building

*All Portage County cooling shelters are approved from July 17 through July 19


Menominee County Courthouse

Lower Level 

Wednesday, July 17 

Thursday, July 18  

Friday, July 19

Shawano County Courthouse

Lower Level, Rooms B and C

Wednesday, July 17  

Thursday, July 18  

Friday, July 19

Village of Wittenberg Community Center

Thursday, July 18  

Friday, July 19 


All Wood County Libraries

Marshfield City Hall

Marshfield Mall

Wisconsin Rapids City Hall Commons Area

Rapids Mall - Wisconsin Rapids

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