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The city of Gary is among those around the Region reminding residents to take precautions in the heat wave. City officials announced cooling center locations for this week include the Genesis Convention Center, the Hudson Campbell Fitness Center, the Calumet Township Trustee Multipurpose Center, and the Public Safety Facility.
In Michigan City, Mayor Ron Meer says the Michigan City Police Station, on West 2nd Street is available 24-hours... Michigan City Senior Center is 8am-to-4pm; Michigan City City Hall from 8am-to-4:30pm; and the Michigan City Public Library, during business hours.
Portage Township Trustee Brendan Clancy says all three Portage Fire Stations as well as the South Haven Fire Department are available for residents who need a cool place to stay. Clancy also advises you to stay indoors if possible, and to check on the elderly and disabled frequently and to stay hydrated.
Another Air Quality Alert is in effect for Northwest Indiana today.