Warming centers in Marshall County open this week

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MARSHALL COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) -- Dozens of warming centers in Marshall County are open as of Monday, and most will run through the week.

When the weather turns cold enough, Marshall County EMA coordinates the opening of the centers across the county.

"It's a combination of publicly owned, government-owned or faith-based organizations. We have close to 30," Marshall County EMA Operations Coordinator George Harwell says.

Harwell says there are dozens of centers scattered throughout the county.

"We're fortunate enough to have at least two or three in every major city or town, plus some rural parts of the county," Harwell says.

The various locations have posted days and times they will be available for the public.

EMA officials say the times are typically during the hours the particular entities are open. Anyone is welcome to come if the need is there. "We do point out that it is a warming center only," Harwell says, "People have to provide their own transportation to get there. There's not any food or drink provided."

Officials say you are welcome to bring your own food and drink, if it is allowed by the hosting entity. Coordinators say if you have questions about bringing your pet, to call that particular organization to see if it is allowed.

The shelters do not provide overnight stays. For more information on an organization that can provide that accommodation at specific times during the winter months, click here.

Complete list of warming centers in Marshall County:

Albertville Library
200 Jackson St
Albertville
10am-7pm Mon
8am-5pm Tue-Fri
9am-1pm Sat

Albertville Recreation Center
613 East Scott and
915 West McKinney Ave
Albertville
8am-9pm Mon-Fri

Albertville Senior Center
221 E Main St
Albertville
9am-1pm Mon-Fri

Arab Church of Christ
1005 N Main St
Arab
9:00am-4:00pm Mon-Sat
enter at rear of building

Arab Library
325 2nd St NW
Arab
10am-8pm Mon-Tue
10am-6pm Wed, Fri
9am-3pm Sat
Arab

Recreation Center
Closed 27 Nov to 1 Dec
Closed 24 Dec to 2 Jan
761 N Main St
Arab
7am-9pm Mon- Fri
1pm-5pm Sat
1pm-5pm Sun

Arab Senior Center
800 N Main St
Arab
7:30am-4:30pm Mon-Fri

Boaz Library
404 Thomas Ave
Boaz
9am-8pm Mon-Thur
9am-5pm Fri
9am-3pm Sat

Boaz Recreation Center
314 N King St
Boaz
7am-9pm Mon, Tue, Thur
7am-6pm Wed
7am-3:30pm Fri
9am-5pm Sat

Boaz Senior Center
Closed Dec 19 – Jan 2
112 S Church St
Boaz
7am-3pm Mon-Wed
7am-4pm Thur
7am-2pm Fri

Brindlee Mountain Church of the Nazarene
370 Belair Dr.
Arab
Call if needed

Church of the Epiphany
1101 Sunset Dr.
Guntersville
9:00-3:00pm Mon-Thur
9:00-1:00pm Fri

Douglas Senior Center
Closed 27-28 Nov
Closed 24-31 Dec, 1 Jan
335 Stadium Cr
Horton
7:30am-12:30pm Mon-Fri

First Baptist Church
Albertville
309 East Main St
Albertville
8am-4:30pm Mon-Fri

First Baptist Church Boaz
225 S Main St
Boaz
1:00pm-4:30pm Mon-Fri

First Baptist Church Guntersville
1000 Gunter Ave
Guntersville
9am-4:30pm Mon-Thur

First United Methodist Albertville
204 Madison St
Albertville
8:00am-4:30pm Mon-Thur
8:00am-12noon Fri

First United Methodist Arab
1058 N Main St
Arab
8:00am-4:30pm Mon-Fri
Closed if schools closed

First United Methodist Guntersville
539 Gunter Ave
Guntersville
8:00am-4:00pm Mon-Sat
Enter at rear of building

Grant Senior Center
Closed 27-28 Nov
Closed 24 Dec to 2 Jan
307 2nd Ave West
Grant
7am-12pm Mon-Fri

Guntersville Library
1240 O’Brig Ave
Guntersville
9am-8pm Tue, Thur
9am-6pm Wed, Fri
9am-2pm Sat
Guntersville Senior Center
1503 Sunset Dr.
Guntersville
8am-4pm Mon-Fri

Henryville United Methodist Church
22520 US Hwy 431
Guntersville
6pm Monday - 6am Wed

Lake City Assembly of God
5025 Spring Creek Dr. Guntersville
9:00am-3:00pm Mon-Fri

Martling Senior Center
4059 Martling Rd
Albertville
8am-12pm Mon-Fri

Mt. Vernon Baptist Church
2650 Pine Street
Albertville
8am-5pm Mon-Thur

New Life United Methodist Church
5256 Main St

Grant
6:00am-6:00pm Mon-Fri

St Paul Methodist Church
125 College Ave
Boaz
8:30am-3:30pm Mon-Wed
8:30am-12noon Thur

St Williams Catholic
929 Gunter Ave
Guntersville
9:00am-1:00pm Mon-Fri