ROCKDALE COUNTY PRESS RELEASE
For Immediate Release
Contact: Melisa Mims, Director
Department of Public Relations
Rockdale County Opens Warming Center
ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. – Rockdale County Emergency Management Agency will be opening a warming center for the community to use during the weekend. Through frigid winter temperatures, it is imperative to raise awareness among community members for those needing a place to go to escape the cold.
The warming center will be open from Dec. 22nd to Dec. 26th at J.P Carr Gym, 90 Hardin St SW, Conyers, GA 30012. The center will be open evenings from 7 pm to 7 am Thursday through Sunday and during the day on Friday and Saturday. Intake in the evenings it is 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. During the day on Friday and Saturday intake is from 7:00 am to 8:30 am.
Anyone staying in the warming center must follow the county’s COVID-19 protocols which include rapid testing and temperature checks. Wearing a mask and social distancing are highly recommended. Please help spread the word to those who are at risk of this weekend’s freezing temperatures.
For more information, please call the Emergency Management Agency at 770-278-8405.