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Cooling Stations in Washington County

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Washington County Cooling Stations

From the City of Fayetteville, June 26, 2012


Yvonne Richardson Center, 240 E Rock St, Fayetteville (479) 444-3461

Fayetteville Senior Center, 945 S College Ave , Fayetteville (479) 571-2920

Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St., Fayetteville (479) 856-7250

Northwest Arkansas Mall, 4201 North Shiloh Drive, Fayetteville (479) 521-6151 

Springdale's John Powell Senior Center, 610 E Grove Ave, Springdale  (479) 756-6693

Springdale Youth Center, 600 Ash Street Springdale (479) 751-7275


The City of Fayetteville asks all residents and businesses to sign up for Emergency Alerts at www.AccessFayetteville.org by going to the top of the city’s homepage and clicking on the emergency alerts and information button and subscribing to the City of Fayetteville emergency alerts.  To directly get to the sign-up page, go to:  http://www.fayetteville-ar.gov/1735/Alerts-Notifications


National Weather Service (NWS) advisories are called when the daytime heat index soars to/over 105 degrees and nighttime ambient temperatures of 75 degrees or more persist for two days or longer.  When issuing a heat alert or advisory, Central EMS or NWS will provide local media outlets with health and safety information relating to hot weather, and the Washington County Department of Emergency Management (WCDEM) will notify area public safety agencies of the increased danger.


Individuals are urged to take extra precautions on Heat Alert days, including:

  • Reduce outdoor activity, particularly during the late morning and afternoon hours
  • Reduce outdoor activity, particularly during the late morning and afternoon hours
  • Limit alcohol and caffeine consumption, and increase your water intake
  • Wear loose, lightweight, light-colored clothing
  • Spend as much time as possible in an air-conditioned environment; visit a library, indoor shopping mall, community center or other such venue if you don’t have air-conditioning at home
  • Pay close attention to individuals who are at increased risk for heat-related illness, including young children (under age 4), senior citizens, and people with chronic medical conditions such as heart disease or high blood pressure, and outdoor laborers
  • Never, ever leave a child unattended in a vehicle


updated 4/30/2020

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