Warming Centers Across the Tri-State


Warming centers are opening for those who are without power.

Some centers say you will be required to wear a mask and to social distance due to COVID-19.

A few of these centers are temporary warming stations only, not shelters.

Kentucky

  • Boyd County Convention Center - 15605 State Route 180, Catlettsburg
  • Louisa Senior Center, 101 W. Pike St., Louisa
  • Raceland American Legion - 439 Greenup Ave, Raceland - opening at 2 p.m.
  • Raceland Senior Center, 711 Chinn Street, Raceland

Ohio

  • Salvation Army Warming Station - 1001 9th Street, Portsmouth - opens at 8:30 p.m.
  • Ohio University-Southern (Proctorville Center) - 111 Private Drive, Proctorville - open 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Ohio University Southern (Ironton Campus Rotunda) - 1804 Liberty Ave, Ironton - open 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.

West Virginia

  • Barboursville Community Center - 721 Central Avenue, Barboursville - open until further notice (warming station only, not a shelter)
  • A.D. Lewis Community Center - 1450 A.D. Lewis Avenue, Huntington - open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Pets are welcome but must be leashed.
  • New Baptist Church, 610 28th St., Huntington. Will accommodate service animals but unable to take pets (open 24/7)
  • The Huntington YMCA is opening its locker room, shower, and recreational facilities free of charge for anyone who is without power during this winter storm. Free guest & day passes will be provided until this emergency has passed. Adults 18 and over must show valid ID to be admitted to the May Building and the Phil Cline Family YMCA.

The May Building (935 10th Avenue, Huntington WV) is open Monday through Friday from 5:30 am to 10 pm, Saturday 8 am to 8 pm, and Sunday 12 pm to 6 pm.

The Phil Cline Family YMCA (917 9th Street, Huntington WV) is open Monday through Friday 6 am to 9 pm, Saturday 8 am to 8 pm, and closed Sunday.

  • The Mountain Health Arena Conference Center, 1 Center Plaza, Huntington, is now open as a warming station for the public to come out of the cold and charge their mobile devices.

The warming station will be open until 8 p.m. today, and the daily operating hours for the warming station will be 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. for as long as there is a need. Those using the warming station will enter the conference center from the 8th Street side of the building. A police officer will be on duty at the warming station at all times.

Service animals will be allowed, but the conference center is unable to accommodate pets. All CDC safety protocols, including social distancing and face coverings, will be observed.

Find more locations here.