Shreveport opens cooling center to offer respite from heat


SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) — The City of Shreveport is offering you a place to get some relief from the extreme heat expected over the weekend.

A cooling center will be open from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 29, and Sunday, Aug. 30 at Riverview Hall in downtown Shreveport.

When you arrive your temperature will be taken to screen for COVID-19. Water will also be available to help people stay cool.

SporTran will run a shuttle from the bus terminal to Riverview Hall for those who do not have personal transportation. Riders can take their normal bus to the terminal and from the terminal, a special shuttle will transport riders to Riverview Hall.

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