Cooling centers are open in the Mid-Hudson Valley during the heat advisory period, offering relief to those negatively affected by the heat.

Ulster County announced that a cooling center is open in Kingston at 2da Iglesia La Mision, 80 Elmendorf St., which will be operational as a cooling center until Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The church can be contacted directly at (845) 481-4029.

Several cooling centers will also open in other areas of the Mid-Hudson Valley.

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