With sub-zero temperatures forecasted for the next two days, the City of Aurora has activated a centrally located, emergency 24-hour warming center.
The Aurora Transportation Center, 233 N. Broadway, will remain open around-the-clock through early morning on Saturday, January 8 for those in need of warm shelter.
All guests must take a Covid-19 health screening, wear masks, and remain socially distanced from other visitors.
The spacious facility has accessible bathrooms, hand sanitizing stations, social-distancing signage, and vending machines. The City will provide water and snacks for visitors.
City staff or security guards will be onsite at all times.
Visitors to the nearby Hesed House have been notified of the 24-hour option.
The City’s emergency 24-hour warming center is activated based on temperature thresholds.