Power out? Warming center open at Human Services Campus


ADEL, Iowa — In response to anticipated extended power outages within Dallas County, the Dallas County Emergency Management Department will host a warming center at the Dallas County Human Services Campus at 25747 N Ave. near Adel.

The warming center will open at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18 and will remain open until power can be restored.

Warming centers are facilities where persons can temporarily go during periods of extreme temperatures in order to get out of dangerous weather conditions.

Few to no services will be provided beyond what is normally available in the Human Services Campus building. Individuals are encouraged to bring table activities and phone chargers.

Individuals in need of transportation to the warming center should call 515-993-9894 or 515-993-4567.

Additional information regarding warming centers within Des Moines Metro communities in Dallas County can be found by calling 211.


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