Cooling centers have been opened around Rome and Floyd County. The centers will be open though August 30 for residents to stop by and get cooled off from the summer heat. Locations and times for the centers are; Thornton Center 102 North Floyd Park Rd M-F 8 a. m. – 6 p.m., Etowah Senior Center 1325 Kingston Hwy M-F 8:30 a. m. – 8 p.m/, Gilbreath Center 106 Garden Ave closed till June 24th due to filming, and Anthony Rec Center 2901 Garden Lakes M-F 7 a.m.- 6 p.m.

For more information on preparation for the heat please refer to the Rome/Floyd Website at . If you are elderly and need assistance due to the heat you can contact the Floyd County Emergency Management Agency at 706-236-5002.